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Alberta - Outdoor Activities

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Via Ferrata (Banff)
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$120* and up
Ranked #1 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #2 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Closest whitewater rafting available from Banff and Calgary. Half and Full day trips. Whether you want Mild or Wild, our... more » Owner description: Closest whitewater rafting available from Banff and Calgary. Half and Full day trips. Whether you want Mild or Wild, our fun-loving professional guides will provide you with the best whitewater rafting adventure. Perfect activity for Families (5yrs+), and Groups like Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties or your Corporate Team Building Event. « less
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Icefields Parkway (Banff National Park)
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$189* and up
Ranked #3 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Scenic Drives
Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.
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Spruce Meadows (Calgary)
Ranked #4 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Equestrian Trails; Sports Complexes
Owner description: Based in Calgary, Canada, Spruce Meadows is the brainchild of the Southern family who built a Show Jumping complex at the... more » Owner description: Based in Calgary, Canada, Spruce Meadows is the brainchild of the Southern family who built a Show Jumping complex at the foothills of the Alberta Rocky Mountains. It was in 1976 that the first Spruce Tournaments were held, with annual spectator attendances reaching over 50,000 by the end of the decade. Today, Spruce Meadows boasts one of the greatest outdoor equestrian venues in the world and offers an incredible experience for riders and fans alike. Spruce Meadows focuses on the organization and hosting of show jumping tournaments of unmatched quality for junior, amateur and professional athletes in a manner that reflects basic family values in a clean, green and welcoming environment that celebrates the horse and encourages the breeding and training of quality sport horses and the teaching and development of athletes. « less
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Ranked #5 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #6 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Scenic Drives
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Maligne Canyon (Jasper)
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$52* and up
Ranked #7 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Canyons; Hiking Trails
A scenic limestone canyon with waterfalls and walking trails.
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Ice Walk (Jasper National Park)
Ranked #8 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails; Tours
Guided interpretive hikes on the Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia Icefield, since 1985.
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Canadian Skyline Adventures (Jasper National Park)
Ranked #9 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Sarah and Christian offer hiking tours of varying difficulty. All of our hikes focus on helping our guests to experience and... more » Owner description: Sarah and Christian offer hiking tours of varying difficulty. All of our hikes focus on helping our guests to experience and learn the stories that the awe-inspiring surroundings have to tell. Our day hikes range from 3- 10 hours, as well as customized options. Our backpacking tours also range in difficulty from 2 days, to 10 days, and everything in between. New for this winter we are offering snowshoe tours! Our regular tour is four hours long with options for customized and longer tours. « less
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Ranked #10 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Cross-country Ski Areas
Created for the 1988 Winter Olympics, this ski area offers many expert trails.
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Ranked #11 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Equestrian Trails
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Ranked #12 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails
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Bear's Hump (Waterton Lakes National Park)
Ranked #13 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #14 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Golf Courses; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Golf on the Roof of the World - When the game of golf is played on a course carved out of original Rocky Mountain terrain,... more » Owner description: Golf on the Roof of the World - When the game of golf is played on a course carved out of original Rocky Mountain terrain, something fundamental changes. There is a mystery built in. Not just the practical question of where the ball will land, but how will you ever return to urban golf after a magical mountain golfing experience like the one at Silvertip. Designed by world renowned architect Les Furber, the course plays from an approachable 5,089 yards to an awesome championship 7,173 yards, with over 600 feet of elevation change, making it the single most breathtaking mountain course in the world for literally any level of play. « less
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Ranked #15 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Biking Trails

Calgary has a very extensive system of pathways (multi-purpose) and bikeways (bicycles only). In 2007, a local CBC radio show named Calgary pathways as one of the "Seven Wonders... more »

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Ranked #16 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails
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Crypt Lake Trail (Waterton Lakes National Park)
Ranked #17 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #18 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Tours
Owner description: Jasper Riding Stables on Pyramid Lake Road! Horsebackriding in the Jasper National Park! Trail rides by the hour or the day,... more » Owner description: Jasper Riding Stables on Pyramid Lake Road! Horsebackriding in the Jasper National Park! Trail rides by the hour or the day, carriage rides, pack trips, special events, dine and ride. Come by our stables just a few minutes from beautiful downtown Jasper in the Canadian Rockies! Follow the signs for Patricia and Pyramid Lakes, apprx 4km, turn at the Parks horse sign, the arrow points into our parking lot. « less
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Sentinel Pass (Lake Louise)
Ranked #19 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Trails; Outdoor Activities
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$189* and up
Ranked #20 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Scenic Drives
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The Lake Louise Ski Resort (Banff National Park)
Ranked #21 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Spectacular scenery awaits at Lake Louise with uniquely beautiful terrain that is both vast and varied. Located in the heart... more » Owner description: Spectacular scenery awaits at Lake Louise with uniquely beautiful terrain that is both vast and varied. Located in the heart of majestic, historic Banff National Park, Lake Louise is truly legendary and offers the world's finest terrain. With 4200 skiable acres, Lake Louise is one of the largest ski areas in North America. « less
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Sulphur Skyline Trail (Jasper National Park)
Ranked #22 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #23 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Trails; Outdoor Activities
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Lake Agnes (Banff National Park)
Ranked #24 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails; Bodies of Water
Tiny lake only a couple of kilometers away from Lake Louise; a great hiking destination.
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Carthew - Alderson Trail (Waterton Lakes National Park)
Ranked #25 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails
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$86* and up
Ranked #26 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Jasper's Best Rafting is available only with Maligne Rafting Adventures. Class 3+ white water on the Fraser and Sunwapta... more » Owner description: Jasper's Best Rafting is available only with Maligne Rafting Adventures. Class 3+ white water on the Fraser and Sunwapta Rivers offer great splashes and incredible scenery. Family friendly runs on the Athabasca River are a great way to spend a day in Jasper National Park. Join our Wildlife & Waterfalls tour to enjoy the best of Jasper's lakes and waterfalls. Daily departures at 9:30 and 12:30 showcase Maligne Lake, Maligne Canyon and all the wildlife in between. « less
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Ranked #27 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Marmot Basin, located in Jasper National Park, Alberta provides unparalleled skiing and snowboarding for all ages and all... more » Owner description: Marmot Basin, located in Jasper National Park, Alberta provides unparalleled skiing and snowboarding for all ages and all abilities. Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Marmot Basin offers a family friendly, laid back, crowd free experience with stunning views. The nearby town of Jasper offers a friendly welcome to all with hotels, bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. As well as an unforgettable snow sports experience, there are also many other activities available, including shoe-shoeing, cross-country skiing, dog sledging, winter wildlife tours, canyon walks and much, much more! Once visited, never forgotten, come see us for an authentic Rocky Mountain experience. We look forward to seeing you! Your friends at Marmot Basin. « less
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The Calgary Zoo (Calgary)
Ranked #28 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Gardens; Parks; Zoos
Owner description: This zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from all over the world, as well as to nearly 6 acres of Botanical Gardens and a... more » Owner description: This zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from all over the world, as well as to nearly 6 acres of Botanical Gardens and a Prehistoric Park for dinosaur lovers. Open year round, it is never the same trip twice! Penguin Plunge opens February of 2012! « less
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Ranked #29 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #30 of 343 Outdoor Activities in Alberta
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Hiking Trails
Owner description: CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer adventures provides adventure travel in both the summer and winter seasons for all levels of... more » Owner description: CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer adventures provides adventure travel in both the summer and winter seasons for all levels of travelers. « less
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