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Hiking and Walking Tours Canmore Trails and Tales Inc



Banff Trails & Tales

Walking & Hiking Tours.



Join local guide Alpine Jake on four amazing Walk & Talk Adventures in Banff, Alberta.  These "pick your own adventure" experiences are super fun!   Alpine Jake will share the most epics stories about Banff history. Each Walking & Talk Story is presented at a different location around Banff National Park.


Presented in historically authentic Mountain Man outfit.  Perfect for the whole family.

 Banff Nature by Nightfall   Headlamps Included 2hrs

Exploring Alone! A story of survival

Explore Banff National Park like never before on this unique experience. Discover the amazing night sky at our mountain vista stargazing locations! Don't forget your GOOD camera!

Our semi-private small group tours offer the best guided experiences in Banff.
Don't waste half your adventure driving around Banff hotels picking up 12-24+ people. We meet our small groups at one meeting location and drive out to the trail!

Our profressional local guides carry Bear Spray and all other required safety equipment.



Banff Bear Country
Nature Walk - 2hrs

Lost Trails: A Story about "Boss" the Bear 

Expore the best of Banff! Join one of our semi-private small group tours today. Our local professional guides will take you into Banff National Park for a fun nature walk into the wild.


Learn about bears, butterflies, and the anamzing medical plants found in the Canadian Rockies. Exciting animal viewing opportunities and amazing landscapes along the way. This fun and easy hike is suitable for the whole family.


A great intro into Banff for anyone looking to explore the area. Get fun facts and local tips about the best places for you to explore.

Professional Guides carry Bear Spray and all other required safety equipment.


Hiking Poles are availble upon request.

Total activity time is roughly 3 hours including the 20-30min drive to and from the meeting location and trail head.



Banff Legends & Landmarks History Tour - 2hrs

From Pioneers to Parks - The Banff Story

Join our local guide on a fun history walk around the most legendary parts of Banff National Park. The tour includes a entry into the Cave and Basin National Historic Site along with a fun nature walk around the area to explore other "hidden gems".

Enjoy wonderful stories about the areas most famous people and natural history. The perfect introduction to Banff. Presented by born Banff local and professional guide Alpine Jake. Alpine Jake presents the tour in fully authentic turn-of-the-century mountain man attire. Set at a leasurly walking pace suitable for all family members.

National Historic Site Entry Fee Included
Guided Tour of Banff National Park and the National Historic Site Included



Wilderness & Wildlife
Walking Tour - 3hrs

Story: Living off the land, Then & Now

Experience Canmore's wonderful trail system with our local guides. With over 20 years of experience our guides insure a safe and fun outdoor adventure. A truly authentic experience suitable for the whole family. Learn about local wildlife and enjoy undisturbed nature. Don't forget to bring your camera! This tour stops frequently to view wildlife.

Total of two hours of walking with a short 20-30min drive to the trailhead.

Transportation to and from the meeting location is included.

Park Pass / Entry Fee Included
Bear Spray / Professional Guide Included



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An Intimate Outdoor Experience 

All guides are certified Professional Outdoor Leaders.

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