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Address: Banff National Park, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Nice way to see the scenery.

Rented a bicycle and rode the trail from Canmore to Banff and back. Nice scenery. The trail is mostly within the highway fencing to prevent animals from wandering onto the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Rented a bicycle and rode the trail from Canmore to Banff and back. Nice scenery. The trail is mostly within the highway fencing to prevent animals from wandering onto the trail. Trail is mostly flat with a few sharp uphills.

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Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A bit difficult to find but a good trail to bike on. When we visited construction on the road was causing diversions

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Princeton, NJ, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I didn't walk the whole of the Legacy Trail, because I walked from our hotel (in uptown Banff) to the train station, and then along the Vermilion Lakes and some of the Legacy Trail. Loved it! The part I walked was very easy walking.

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Banff, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Ride the 20 km between Banff and Canmore and you can ride back, or take the Roam Bus if needed. I like to ride to Communitea Cafe, as they have bike locks available. It is usually windy and a harder ride when going from Canmore to Banff. Bring water... There is a stop along the way that has outhouses if... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Brilliant easy ride to Banff and beyond to the Bow Valley parkway. Tarmac all the way, nice and smooth, great for keeping fit and relatively easy for non regular cyclists. Runs beside the highway up to Banff, then down main st, it's far enough from the highway to feel safe enough, although comes close in a couple of place. There's... More 

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Nanaimo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were able to bike from our hotel in Canmore to the trail and then once in Banff we followed the trail as far as we could past Vermillion Lakes. Awesome! A beautiful ride through a beautiful park. You will meet a number of bikes on the trail, but it is nice and wide. There is a little picnic area... More 

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Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

An wonderful paved bike trail between Canmore and Banff. Its "uphill" to Banff. But lots of ups and downs all along the trail to keep it challenging and fun. A great trail for all ages and abilities. And nothing can beat the scenery along the way!

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Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The legacy Trail is a nice bike/walking path (they say 26.8 Km) that skirts along the Trans-Canada highway, stretching between Banff and Canmore. For the most part it is flat, but there are a few hills. If you start at Canmore, you can park at the tourist centre and, once in Banff you can catch the transit back (for a... More 

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a great trail that runs from Banff to Canmore. Very nice trail. Highly recommended. You follow Mt Rundle along the way with beautiful scenery. Mostly on along the highway, but with scenery along the way, you don't notice it much! Wildlife opportunities abound as well. Can get crowded on the weekends, but a beautiful and fun trail.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We rented city bikes and decided to do a daytrip Canmore-Banff-Canmore. Riding next to the Higway one the route was kind of flattish and therefore easy to do for us. Perhaps it's easier to do it the other way around as it felt harder on the way back. It may have been the headwind but could also have been that... More 

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Address: Banff National Park, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff

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