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Fenland Trail

Mount Norquay Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-1550
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Went on this little walk because it was one of the only ones still accessible without snowshoes or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
thepartyingtraveler
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Chicago, Illinois
Fenland & Vermilion Trail

First trail of the day. What a perfect way to wake up, with the chirping of birds and rushing water... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Sara C
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Canada
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“mile creek” (3 reviews)
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Mount Norquay Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on this little walk because it was one of the only ones still accessible without snowshoes or skis. Was beautiful in the winter but definitely doesn't compare to some of Banff's more iconic trails and hikes.

Thank thepartyingtraveler
Reviewed 10 November 2017

First trail of the day. What a perfect way to wake up, with the chirping of birds and rushing water in the background. We did both Fenland and Vermilion trails at once, seeing that they're both relatively short trails with no elevation whatsoever. The paths...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This walk was lovely and peaceful and we did not encounter another person when walking this trail. The scenery was lovely and we found the geocache hidden by parks Canada. The walk was also very easy which was great considering child no 1 had just...More

Thank charliefarli
Reviewed 16 October 2017

It is more a stroll than a hike since the path is wheel chair friendly. Although close to Banff you feel like you're deep in the Woods.

Thank Vince210_210
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is an easy 2K trail, no elevations. It is well marked and wide, and takes you through a nice selection of forest just minutes from the city. Should take no more than 30-40 minutes. Parking may be a problem - room for only 10-15...More

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This trail is right next to Vermillion Lakes, which was one of my favorite lakes in the Canadian Rockies (it was quiet and peaceful). The Fenland trail is a simple flat trail, but very very peaceful and quiet. The trail can take you two directions...More

Thank HTownMelBell
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The parking lot is not well signed. There is a right-hand turn just after the north ramp into Banff into a parking lot. Lovely trail beside the river, with ferns and mosses, Nice flat 2 km walk.

Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Fenland Trail is an easy walk not too far from Banff town center. Its mainly through forest, alongside the creek and is all flat. You can see Elk, Deer and many varieties of birds on the trail. You can also cross the footbridge and walk...More

Thank Leigh1980
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A decent trail on the edge of town, It is a loop and provided you don't stray from the path you should arrive back at your entry point without too much effort. My one slight criticism is that some parts are poorly confusingly marked. I...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Having done lots of up hill hiking whilst on holiday in Canada the family appreciated a 40 minute walk on the flat! Lots of signs about bears but we didn't see any but we did see a woodpecker. Nice riverside woodland walk. Great choice on...More

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Annette L
8 November 2016|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
There's no address per se. It's right on the main road as you leave Hwy 1 and come into Banff. There's parking right at the trailhead. Easy to find.
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