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Sunshine Meadows, Banff

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Trek Sunshine Meadows, featuring a network of walking trails in the midst of the Canadian Rockies. Situated in Banff National Park, the meadows lie at an altitude of 2,300 m (7,500 ft). Discover the fragile alpine ecosystem along one of the trails, which offer different levels of challenge. Enjoy the picturesque natural scenery, admire the colorful wildflowers, and take in the view of towering Mount Assiniboine in the background. In the winter and spring, the area becomes a popular spot for skiing and other snow sports. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Sunshine Meadows by using our Banff National Park tourist route planner.
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  • Wow......beautiful ! Long gondola ride, first of all in a closed gondola then a short open one which was great. The views were fantastic and lots of lovely walks. Lakes, mountains and flowery meadows....  more »
  • So beautiful. Even though when we went most of the trails were closed due to continued snow drifts, it was worth it. The gondola takes you up I think 2000 feet (maybe more) and drops you off at the sk...  more »
  • From Banff went reserve buses and gondolas and chair lifts. Elevation is fantastic, fun, and plenty of alpine plants are in bloom. Before you get to the gondola in the shop bought sandwiches.
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