Moraine Lake is perfect for year around adventures snug in the Valley of the Ten Peaks in Banff National Park.

Canada's favorite mountain playground offers you a spectacular backdrop as you journey through a landscape carved by glaciers and opened by pioneers enjoying a wide variety of outdoor activities.  Learn about historic sites and wildlife just minutes away from Moraine Lake Lodge. Fishing hiking, horseback, canoeing in the summer and skiing, ice climbing, and other snow sports in the winter are just some of the activities you will find along with breathtaking views of wildlife in their habitat.

 Moraine Lake Lodge is conveniently located near Banff National Park and more specifically The Valley of Ten Peak  providing a wide range of activities for outdoor adventure seekers.

SUMMER

Angling / Fishing:  Banff National Park provides the perfect setting to slow down and enjoy the peacefulness that protected areas provide.  Enjoy your time along the lakes and rivers in Banff National Park.  Permit is required for fishing.

Backpacking / Hiking: Banff National Park is a very special place to enjoy a backcountry experience. Canada's oldest national park protects large tracts of stunningly beautiful mountain wilderness. As a backcountry traveller, you will be able to visit natural wonders seen by only a small percentage of visitors. A wide range of backcountry experiences are available.

Mountain Biking: The spectacular landscape of rugged mountains, broad valleys, glaciers, alpine meadows and turquoise lakes make your ride exciting at Banff National Park.  With more than 190 kilometres of mountain bike trails and numerous road riding options, biking is an excellent way to explore the national park.  Park trails range from easy to difficult and the biking season typically extends from May to October.

Birdwatching:  Discover over 260 species of birds have been recorded in Banff National Park. in the Spring and early Summer are by far the most productive seasons.  Between an hour before sunrise to 9 or 10 in the morning birds are generally more abundant in the montane and wetland habitats. You can also enjoy other productive birding areas like the Banff Townsite area, the Cave and Basin marsh, and Vermilion Lakes.

Canoeing:/ Kayaking:  The Bow River in Banff National Park provides some excellent canoeing opportunities for experienced canoeists. Beautiful scenery and calm waters allow you to take in the natural beauty and wildlife Banff National Park offers.

Horseback Riding: We invite you to explore the timeless trails of Banff National Park by horseback. Horses have been used here for centuries, first by aboriginal peoples for trade and hunting and then extensively by Europeans as they explored routes through the mountains and then settled in the Banff area. Guided tours are available.

Diving:  Explore the marine life and wonderful archeological underwater sites in Lake Minnawanka. Whether you rent or bring your own equipment diver must be certified and remember to never dive alone.

Hot Springs:   After a long day of hiking, biking and other vigorous activites,treat yourself to a dip in the hot springs found in Banff National Park.  You will definitely enjoy this special invigorating treat.

WINTER:

Cross-country Skiing: The greatest way to experience winter in the Canadian Rockies is on cross-country skis. If you have tried cross-country skiing before you  glide down the trails and be comfortable and in control on the descents. For beginners this is the perfect setting to learn and improve your technique and gain confidence while enjoying the magic of the Canadian Rockies..

Ice Skating: You can skate on any of the three beautiful lakes in Banff Natonal Park. Public indoor skating is also available at the Banff Recreation Centre from September to March.

Snowshoeing:  Whether taking a short, leisurely stroll around the town of Banff or accessing remote locations in the backcountry, there are many opportunities to enjoy snowshoeing in Banff National Park

Waterfall Ice Climbing: Waterfall ice climbing in Banff National Park offers an unparalleled experience for the ice climber. A combination of good access, reliable conditions, hundreds of options, and a long season have secured the Canadian Rockies reputation as one of the world's premier waterfall ice climbing destinations.   

 

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