Galatea Lakes in Kananaskis Country is just an hour from Calgary, the closest big city. It’s the perfect hike on a hot summer day as you mostly hike sheltered in the forest and visit three stunning lakes.
A great family-friendly hike in Banff National Park is Johnston Canyon. It features several cascading waterfalls while walking through a deep canyon.The trailhead is located along the Bow Valley Parkway, a great road for wildlife watching.
Wilcox Pass Hike in Jasper National Park is one of the highlights when travelling on Icefields Parkway. Icefields Parkway connects Banff and Jasper National Parks, and it’s considered one of the most beautiful roads in the world.