A good spot to get an overview of the Banff Springs Lodge and Bow Falls. Expect a crowded parking lot in summer but ok in winter
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You come around a corner and there it is - the Banff Springs Hotel Fairmont. It is rather gothic and is built backwards as the builders looked at the blue print the wrong way around so the kitchen staff have the best sights to look...More
Traveled to this site with a group of 35 people. Wish we had more time at this stop as there was an abundant amount of trails to be explored. Traveled there in winter so there was a lot a snow on the ground which made...More
.. you can walk here from Downtown Banff in around 20-25 minutes. The view across the frozen Bow river to Banff Springs iconic hotel is fabulous and also back towards the town. Well recommended to get some fresh air.
On the outskirts of town, there is a lookout a called Surprise Corner with great views of the Banff Springs Hotel nestled in the mountains... and we saw a deer!
Great views of "The Castle" or Banff Springs Hotel and Bow Falls. There is a lovely walk down along the river. The trail begins at the back end of the parking lot. In winter, you might want some "yak traks" or something to give you...More
This is a small viewing platform with very limited parking which creates a very frustrating scenario. There were tourists filling the road as we tried to get into the car park (room for about a dozen vehicles) and when we finally got parked up after...More