Banff, AB, Canada is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains within the boundaries of the Banff National Park. The resort town is situated on the banks of the Bow River and Spray River and complimented by Mount Rundle, Sulphur Mountain, Mount Norquay and Mount Cascade.
Activities most enjoyed in the Village of Banff and surrounding areas include mountain biking, hiking, wildlife watching, rock climbing, horseback riding, river rafting, mountaineering, golfing, backpacking, canoeing, swimming, kayaking, caving, fishing, flightseeing, and ice climbing, downhill skiing, heli skiing, dog sledding, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, and xc skiing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located within the boundaries of the Banff National Park includes Cory Pass Trail, Tunnel Mountain, Lake Minnewanka, Vermillion Lakes, Marsh Loop Trail, Johnson Lake Recreation Area, Sunshine Village and the Bow River Trail.
Some of the natural attractions, museums and cultural venues in Banff, Alberta and the surrounding regions includes Bow Falls, Sulfur Mountain, Cascades of Time Gardens, Cave and Basin Hot Springs, Banff Springs Hotel, and the Banff Upper Hot Springs.
Services important in and around the community of Banff include accommodations (Hotel, motel, inn, vacation homes, resorts, cabins, cottages, bed and breakfast, suites, hostel), tours, guides, campground, pubs, boutiques, brewery, gift stores, restaurants, cafes, gas stations, grocery store, liquor store, gift shops, cell service, internet, banks and transportation services including taxi and bus services.