Linda Lake Loop Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#10 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Linda Lake Loop Trail (With Morning Glory Lakes & Cathedral Lake Spur) Location: Yoho National Park Trailhead: Lake O’Hara Type: Loop Rating: Moderate Total Distance: 7.5 miles Trailhead Elevation: 6,625′ Total Elevation Gain: 995′ Recommended Time: 3 – 4 hours Recommended Season: Late-June to Late-September Reservations for the Lake O’Hara…

Twin Falls Loop Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#11 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Twin Falls Loop Trail & Marpole Lake Connector Location: Yoho National Park Trailhead: Takakkaw Falls Type: Lollypop Loop (Partial Out-n-Back with Loop) Rating: Moderately-Difficult Total Distance: 10 miles Trailhead Elevation: 4,940′ Total Elevation Gain: 995′ Recommended Time: Full-day Recommended Season: Late-May to Late-September A Path Laden with Waterfalls A journey on…

Lake O’Hara Shoreline Loop Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#12 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Lake O’Hara Shoreline Loop Trail & Seven Veils Falls Location: Yoho National Park Trailhead: Lake O’Hara Type: Loop with Spur Rating: Easy Total Distance: 2 miles Trailhead Elevation: 6,625′ Total Elevation Gain: 40′ Recommended Time: 30 minutes – 1 hour Recommended Season: Late-June to Late-September Reservations for the Lake O’Hara…

Kinney Lake Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#13 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Kinney Lake Trail Location: Mount Robson Provincial Park Trailhead: Berg Lake Trail Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Moderately-Easy Total Distance: 6 to 10 miles Trailhead Elevation: 2,736′ Total Elevation Gain: 530′ Recommended Time: Full-day Recommended Season: Mid-June to Early-October Kinney Lake Trail Is a 26-mile journey on our #1 backcountry adventure…

Peyto Lake Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#14 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Peyto Lake Trail Location: Banff National Park Trailhead: Peyto Lake Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Easy Total Distance: 1/2 mile (main overlook), 1.5 miles (2nd overlook) Trailhead Elevation: 6,859′ Total Elevation Gain: 417’ (2nd overlook and back) Recommended Time: 15 to 30 minutes Recommended Season: Early-June to Late-September Peyto Lake Trail…

Plain of Six Glaciers Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#15 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Plain of Six Glaciers Trail Location: Banff National Park Trailhead: Lake Louise Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Difficult Total Distance: 9.4 miles Trailhead Elevation: 5,780′ Total Elevation Gain: 1,850′ Recommended Time: Half-day Recommended Season: Mid-June to Late-September Experiencing Nature The Plain of Six Glaciers trail is a gorgeous journey through the mountainous…

Coronet Creek Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#16 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Coronet Creek Trail Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Coronet Creek Campground (South end of Maligne Lake) Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Moderately-Difficult Total Distance: 10 miles Trailhead Elevation: 5,560′ Total Elevation Gain: 1,141′ Recommended Time: Full day Recommended Season: Early-July to Late-September The Most Remote Day Hike When we go hiking we…

Maligne Canyon Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#17 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Maligne Canyon Trail Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Maligne Canyon Parking Lot Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Easy Total Distance: 3 miles Trailhead Elevation: 3,775′ Total Elevation Gain: 385′ Recommended Time: 1 – 2 hours Recommended Season: Early May – Early October. Winter is supposed to be nice as well. Maligne Canyon…

Lake Oesa Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#18 Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Lake Oesa Trail Location: Yoho National Park Trailhead: Lake O’Hara Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Moderate Total Distance: 4 miles  Trailhead Elevation: 6,625′ Total Elevation Gain: 905′ Recommended Time: 2 – 3 hours Recommended Season: Late-June to Mid-September Reservations for the Lake O’Hara bus are needed. (Otherwise add 7-miles (one-way) to hike up…

Beaver Boardwalk Trail at Maxwell Lake – Best Canadian Rockies Hikes

#19 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Beaver Boardwalk Trail Location: Hinton, Alberta Trailhead: Beaver Boardwalk Type: Loop Rating: Easy Total Distance: 1.5 miles Trailhead Elevation: 3,265′ Total Elevation Gain: 250′ Recommended Time: 1 hour Recommended Season: Year Round (Near sunrise or sunset) Beaver Boardwalk Trail The Beaver Boardwalk Trail at Maxwell Lake is located in…

Opabin Plateau Circuit Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#20 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Opabin Plateau Circuit Trail Location: Yoho National Park Trailhead: Lake O’Hara Type: Loop Rating: Moderate Total Distance: 4.25 miles Trailhead Elevation: 6,625′ Total Elevation Gain: 1,120′ Recommended Time: 2 – 3 hours Recommended Season: Late-June to Mid-September Reservations for the Lake O’Hara bus are needed (Otherwise add 7-miles—one-way—to hike up the…

Consolation Lakes Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#21 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Consolation Lakes Trail Location: Banff National Park (Moraine Lake Area) Trailhead: Consolation Lakes Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Moderately-Difficult Total Distance: 5.5 miles Trailhead Elevation: 6,180′ Total Elevation Gain: 654’ Recommended Time: 2 – 3 hours Recommended Season: Early-July to Late-September Consolation Lakes Trail While Moraine Lake is a must-see when in…