Activities & Things To Do at Wits End

There are many activities to enjoy in both the winter and summer seasons in Banff National Park.


Summer Activities Winter Activities
Golfing Skiing and Riding
Hiking Cross Country Skiing
Horseback Riding Snowmobiling
Rafting and Canoeing Dog Sledding
Visiting Museums and Shops Soaking in the Mineral Pools

You may prefer to go on guided day trips or plan your own. Below are some useful links to help you find what is right for you.

Parks Canada – Banff National Park Parks Canada – Trail Report Hiking Trails in the Banff Area
Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau Town of Banff Banff Sightseeing Gondola
Banff Upper Hot Springs Banff Springs Hotel Lake Minnewanka Boat Tours
Golf Canoe Rental Sightseeing Tours
Mountain Spa Whyte Museum Cave and Basin
Banff Centre


Distances from At Wits End

The Banff Centre – 20 mins walk
Banff Springs Hotel – 5-10 mins walk
Sulphur Mt. Gondola – 5 mins drive
Lake Louise – 45 mins drive
Columbia Icefield – 2 hrs drive
Canmore – 20 mins drive
Banff Town Centre – 5-10 mins walk
Bow River – 5 mins walk
Hiking Trails – 10 mins walk

Local Links

Parks Canada Information
Canadian government website presenting extensive information on Canada’s national parks and historic sites throughout the country.

Banff/Lake Louise Information
Official visitor information site for the communities of Banff and Lake Louise in Banff National Park, Canada’s first national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Local Weather
Environment Canada weather information site.

Calgary Airport to Banff
The Banff Airporter is a Banff owned and operated service. Started by two local ski guides to meet the growing need of tourists and residents alike to have direct, door-to-door access to and from Calgary International Airport.

Town of Banff
Information on the Town of Banff.