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Sulfur Mountain Trail hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Sulfur Mountain Trail ?

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Why choose a trail at Sulfur Mountain Trail?

The Sulphur Mountain Trail is a moderate hike that takes you up to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park. The trailhead is located just south of the Banff townsite, and it's a popular hike for visitors and locals alike. The hike takes about 2-3 hours to complete, and the views from the summit are absolutely stunning. You can see all the way across the Bow Valley to Lake Louise, and the surrounding mountains are absolutely breathtaking. There are also a few small lakes near the summit that make for a great place to stop and take a break. Be sure to bring plenty of water and snacks, as there is no shelter or food services available on the trail.


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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-115.5672026
51.1462102

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Sulfur Mountain Trail
Sulfur Mountain Trail, Alberta T0L 2C0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Sulfur Mountain Trail is located in Banff National Park, Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 1) to the town of Banff. From there, take the Tunnel Mountain Road exit and drive for about 2 km until you reach the trailhead parking lot.

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Is Sulfur Mountain Trail in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no right or wrong answer to this question since it depends on the family's individual interests and abilities. Some families might find the Sulfur Mountain Trail in Alberta to be a great place for a nature hike, while others might find it too difficult or dangerous.

Things not to be missed

Near Sulfur Mountain Trail, there are great activities to enjoy such as hiking, biking, and wildlife viewing. However, some not to be missed attractions include Banff National Park, Lake Louise, and Moraine Lake.

Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and camping are some of the best activities to enjoy near Sulfur Mountain Trail. The trail offers stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and the Bow Valley.

Where to eat?

1. The Sawtooth Grill - a hidden gem of a restaurant located in the heart of the Rockies. Offering an ever-changing menu of fresh, local ingredients, The Sawtooth Grill is a must-visit for any foodie looking for a unique mountain dining experience.

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - with locations in both Banff and Lake Louise, The Keg is a popular spot for steak lovers looking for a hearty meal after a day on the trails.

3. El Toro - a Mexican restaurant located in the heart of Banff, El Toro offers up some of the best tacos and margaritas in town.

4. Whitebark Cafe - a hidden cafe located at the top of Sulphur Mountain, Whitebark Cafe offers up some of the best views in Banff National Park. Serving up breakfast and lunch items, this cafe is a must-visit for anyone looking for a unique dining experience.

5. The Grizzly House - known for its hearty Canadian cuisine, The Grizzly House is a popular spot for hungry hikers looking to refuel after a day on the trails.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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