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Sulphur Mountain

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 877-565-9372
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Hike or ride to the top of this scenic mountain.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 877-565-9372
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great way to get to the Summit of a mountain without working hard climbing it. The view is spectacular and I highly recommend it!

Thank BMphotoTours
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As our coach approached this mountain, it appeared that it went on forever. So much beauty in this area and we had a holiday which showed us so many of them.

Thank tishwallinger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views from the top of the gondola are spectacular. When we went it was even a fire across the mountain range. So I got pretty smoky and we lost some of the view. But when it's clear, the river is a fantastic blue. Take...More

Thank Kari D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I hiked Sulphur mountain with our 4 and 9 year old in mid May this year. Although the lookout at the top was gorgeous, a warning that this is not an easy hike for kids at all. In May there was still...More

Thank daniellevanhyfte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gondola ride and interpretive centre at Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park is a must do for all ages! The views from the observation decks at the interpretive centre are awe inspiring! There are dining and snack facilities suitable for all ages and all...More

Thank Jo-Anne T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Consider riding the gondola in the early evening and buy the combo ticket for a very scenic and inexpensive dinner at the Northern Lights Cafe. The cafe seating has floor to ceiling glass windows for great views, and the food options were quite adequate and...More

1  Thank dab85
Reviewed 1 week ago

booked ahead of time, arrived early and got on right away, great views of the rockies and banff and took the hike to the old weather station - well worth the hike along the boardwalk

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had limited time in Banff and going up Sulphur Mountain was a must. The visitor centre is well laid out over four floors and the boardwalk to the weather station had plenty of viewing points with information boards. It was a short climb and...More

Thank TheLawMan78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trailhead parking is shared with hotsprings and next too gondola so fills up quickly. Hiking up is not busy.... the top... another story. Hike up... easy footing but steep the entire way. Trail has numerous switchbacks following the gondola lines. The top is so busy...More

Thank 1mar2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drive up Sulphur Mountain if you would like to get great views of Banff, Vermillion Lakes, and the Bow River Valley. The road has several hairpin turns but there are pull offs where you can take pictures. Great hike up the mountain if you like...More

Thank morrishj
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Elaine N
19 April 2017|
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Response from adventuremom28 | Reviewed this property |
No. But I guess you could sit on one of the benches outside and eat!
22 February 2017|
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Response from GSD250 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, you can buy one way down no problem. Can't remember the cost and take about 9 minutes with an option of a picture purchase, or essential and no hassle. Enjoy
Alanah I
20 January 2017|
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Response from efmCalgary_Alberta | Reviewed this property |
Sure, but this is a high altitude site, and you had better be vigorously fit to do so!