Moon Banff National Park - Andrew Hempstead

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Moon Banff National Park - Andrew Hempstead

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Banff sparkles as the crown jewel of Canada's national parks. Explore the best of it with Moon Banff National Park.

Inside you'll find:
Strategic, flexible itineraries designed for day hikers, winter visitors, families with kids, campers, and moreThe top experiences and unique ideas for exploring Banff: Ride over the snow in a horse-drawn sleigh or through the sky in a mountain gondola. Follow the vast network of hiking trails along glacial valleys, and discover alpine lakes and spectacular vistas. Soak in a natural hot spring, treat yourself at a luxurious mountain resort, or discover the park's history at one of Banff's excellent museums. Grab a cup of coffee at a local shop, or experience the town's classic apr├Ęs-ski nightlife Expert tipsfor hiking, biking, skiing, and more, plus essential packing and health and safety informationDetailed hike descriptions with mileage, elevation gains, difficulty ratings, and trailhead directionsThe best places to spot wildlife like black bears, elk, and bighorn sheepValuable insight from seasoned explorer and Banff local Andrew HempsteadHonest adviceon when to go and where to stay inside and outside the park, from gorgeous mountain lodges to secluded campgrounds,Up-to-date informationon park fees, passes, and reservations, and strategies for get to Banff National ParkFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutRecommendations for families, international visitors, and travelers with disabilitiesThorough backgroundon the wildlife, terrain, culture, and historyWith Moon Banff National Park'sexpert advice, myriad activities, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.

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