Waterton Lakes National Park

Stroll : Cameron Lakeshore Trail, Blakiston Falls / Red Rock Canyon

Half-day hike : Bertha Lake 

Full-day hike : Crypt Lake

Multi-day hike : Tamarack Trail

Banff and area

Walks : Johnston Canyon to Lower Falls 

Half-day hike : Johnston Canyon to Ink Pots

Full-day hike : Sunshine Meadows

Kootenay National Park

Half-day hikes : Stanley Glacier, Boom Lake

Multi-day hike : Rockwall Highline

Lake Louise and area

Walks : Moraine Lake Shoreline, Lake Louise Shoreline

Half-day hikes : Plain of Six Glaciers, Lake Agnes, Larch Valley, Lower Consolation Lakes

Full-day hike : The Big Beehive, Saddleback Pass, Paradise Valley

Yoho National Park 

Walk : Emerald Lake Shoreline 

Full-day hike : Twin Falls

Multi-day : Iceline

Various hikes : Lake O'Hara

Icefields Parkway

Half-day hikes : Bow Glacier Falls, Parker Ridge, Wilcox Pass 

Jasper National Park

Walks : Maligne Canyon

Half-day hikes : Angel Glacier / Cavell Meadows, Maligne Canyon

Full-day hikes : Maligne Canyon (you can cover as little or as much of Maligne Canyon as you like) 

Multi-day hikes : Jasper Highlands

Mount Robson Provincial Park

Multi-day hike : Berg Lake


Travel Alberta's hiking page

Jasper National Park's hiking page

Banff National Park's hiking page

Yoho National Park's hiking page

Kootenay National Park's hiking page

Waterton Lakes National Park's hiking page


The Leave No Trace website explains how to hike with a minimum of impact on the environment. 

The Ten Essential of Hiking lists gear that should be taken on every hike.

The TripAdvisor page entitled Inside Banff National Park : Clothing includes a suggested list of what to wear for hiking.

See  Inside Banff National Park : Books  for a list of recommended hiking guidebooks.  

Club Tread is an Internet forum that is dedicated to sharing information about hiking in British Columbia and Alberta.