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Fenland Trail

Mount Norquay Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-1550
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Lovely in summer and winter

I walked this easy 2km long trail during the summer of 2016 and it is very pretty. We have just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grant P
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Manukau, New Zealand
Pleasant and informative

We did an all-day bicycle tour of the Banff townsite area. When we came to Fenland Trail, we... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
KevinMiller1956
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“peaceful walk” (3 reviews)
“mile creek” (3 reviews)
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Mount Norquay Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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"vermillion lakes"
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"peaceful walk"
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"mile creek"
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"the river"
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"flat ground"
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"interpretive signs"
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"close to town"
in 5 reviews
"see elk"
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"mule deer"
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"great walk"
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"points of interest"
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"banff townsite"
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"easy hike"
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"short hike"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"woodpeckers"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked this easy 2km long trail during the summer of 2016 and it is very pretty. We have just come back from Christmas in Banff and I had the pleasure of walking this again but with everything draped in snow. It was simply beautiful....More

Thank Grant P
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did an all-day bicycle tour of the Banff townsite area. When we came to Fenland Trail, we considered locking our bikes, but instead we cycled the trail slowly, stopping at each interpretive sign to read. It's a pleasant and informative trail, but not outstanding...More

Thank KevinMiller1956
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

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.

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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 14 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
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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
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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
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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
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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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