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Banff Legacy Trail

Banff National Park, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Great fun

Hired a few bikes in Canmore and rode the Legacy trail to Banff. Beautiful scenery on the way a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Darren S
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Bright, Australia
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Excellent 50km round trip bike ride

This is a paved biking path beside the Trans Canada highway between Banff and Canmore. It's scenic... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BMphotoTours
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Banff, Canada
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Banff National Park, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hired a few bikes in Canmore and rode the Legacy trail to Banff. Beautiful scenery on the way a few rest stops to relax and enjoy the views. Very flat ride yes it does run near the highway but the views out way that slight...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a paved biking path beside the Trans Canada highway between Banff and Canmore. It's scenic and a lot of fun to do for a half day or full day activity.

Thank BMphotoTours
Reviewed 6 days ago

My tip for the day if you want a less exhausting ride - Start in Banff, and end up in Canmore. We headed into the wind which really made it a more difficult ride than it should be. But the scenery was really worth the...More

Thank Debbie Jo H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bike path between Canmore to Banff is a nice ride, though only about 500 feet elevation gain and similar elevation loss. The ride is only about 15 miles each way, so it maybe wise to plan some sidetrips. The trail was a crowded is...More

Thank PowderWhisperer
Reviewed 1 week ago

It takes about two hours one way, so do keep that in mind. Overall, it's a flat ride, which means it's good for all levels of bike riders. You just have to make sure you listen to those coming from behind you and be courteous...More

Thank mango_travels091
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favourite walks in Banff National Park regardless of where you begin from. The mountain view experience is beyond description. One of the best things Banff National Park offers.

Thank margandbarry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

26km bike trail from Banff to Canmore offers jaw dropping vistas! mostly downhill, 2 lanes dedicate bike trail, surrounded by the rockies. There is shuttle service for $10 if you want to do only one way.

2  Thank ruthndul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got up early Sunday morning and ran about 12 km of the legacy trail. It was fairly quiet with a few bikers on the route. Nice run fairly flat and peaceful.

Thank Mdecker17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and atmosphere, and friends .A great way to end the bike ride on The Rocky Mountain legacy trail Canmore to Banff , on the july long weekend .Our server Emily was great too, thanks .

Thank mikechartrand
Reviewed June 14, 2017

I biked the trail from Banff back to Canmore, where I parked). The trail is in reasonably good shape, with the exception of spots where tree roots are starting to break the pavement, and areas where rain covers the trail in pebbles washed off of...More

Thank Christopher R
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May 16, 2017|
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
No the grade is actually very easy there are a couple of hills but they are of the short steep variety. The trail was made for the average cyclist
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Tony B
March 2, 2017|
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Response from shaylasays | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not and not recommended as plows will push snow from the road onto the trail, sometimes from above.
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