Like others I would suggest an early arrival. Our drive from Banff at about 8:30 a.m. included seeing a black wolf trot across the road and disappear into the forest. I would also strongly recommend the hike to the inkpots for those able and inclined to take on a long hike with low to moderate difficulty. Check out the lower fall cave lookout on your way up or you may be stuck in a ridiculous line up on the way back like we were. It's a cave looking at a waterfall- pretty- but some people didn't get the go in, take a look and a picture, and get out so others can enter logic. We were there on a long weekend, so the crowd between the upper falls and the parking lot on our way in may have been extraordinary, but it was thick. The trail and views to the inkpots were great, and the valley you are rewarded with is wonderful. The inkpots are also not "just mountain springs bubbling up" as a previous writer suggested, though that isn't technically far from the truth. A solar outhouse or other such facility at the end of the trail would be appreciated by many people, I'm sure, but with the slashing of National Park budgets by the current government I'm guessing that's not going to happen. This was our favourite hike of our trip.
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