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“Snowshoed In Winter” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sunshine Meadows

Sunshine Meadows
Sunshine Road | Banff National Park, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L1J5, Canada
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Sunshine Village Sightseeing Gondola and Scenic Chairlift Package
Ranked #15 of 67 things to do in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
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Airdrie, Canada
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Snowshoed In Winter”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Spectacular viewes. Snowshoeing is a great way to experience Sunshine Meadows. We've never been here in the summer but it was so wonderful in winter. We did a snowshoe tour with White Mountain Adventures

Visited January 2014
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Calgary, Canada
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“Top Hike in the Canadian Rockies”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We have been privileged to hike many of the trails in and around Sunshine Meadows many times. The bus ride up is an adventure itself! Once arriving at the day lodge the hiking is endless and the views breathtaking! Whether you are looking for a simple hike or an all day trek you Sunshine Meadows will make for the perfect day!

Visited June 2013
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Wintergreen, Virginia
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“One of the best hikes!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This is one of the best and least visited hikes in Banff. After a nice bus ride from the base of the ski area, the hike starts with a steep climb to the area above the condos. The the view begins to open up. From then on you see views of nearby lakes and mountains near and up to 30 miles away. As you travel down to other lakes the Larches trees are turning yellow and the mountains reflect on the lake. Superb views all around.

Visited October 2012
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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“Stunning place in Autumn”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Well worth a visit once the road is accessible again. If you can time it with the larches turning golden, it is absolutely stunning. We parked in the lot of Sunshine Village, then bought our tickets and took the school bus up to the ski field. There is a place there with washrooms and sandwiches/drinks to buy. The walks are varied, but gentle after an initial steep climb. The scenery is beautiful: lakes, wildflowers, larches, and distant mountain peaks. Favourite autumn hike in Banff!

Visited October 2012
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Strathmore, Canada
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“It's beautiful but cannot get there”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Sorry just can't get there this summer road is washed out due to floods parks say they think it will be ready by ski season. I,m hopeful for next summer.

Visited August 2013
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