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Marsh Loop Trail

Cave & Basin National Historic Site parking lot, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Pleasant easy walk along river

Pleasant walk along river, beautiful clear waters, and very quiet. The odd canoe paddling by or the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mrs Carol G
Beautiful views from the Marsh Loop walk

Except for having to sidestep horse doo doo, the walk was really scenic and well worth the effort... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BDurhamNC
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Raleigh, NC
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  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
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Cave & Basin National Historic Site parking lot, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant walk along river, beautiful clear waters, and very quiet. The odd canoe paddling by or the occasional horse riding sightseeing trip passing by. We carried on the the canyon which is a little steeper but pleasant shade and nice waterfall.

Thank Mrs Carol G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Except for having to sidestep horse doo doo, the walk was really scenic and well worth the effort (not a difficult walk at all). We took nice pictures of the mountains with the blue/green Bow River in the foreground.

Thank BDurhamNC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place for a short wall on the flat. Lots of wildlife in the marshes and very picturesque scenery. Worth a visit.

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place for an afternoon walk with the family. The trail is nearly all flat, and winds it's way around the marsh and along the river. Watch out for horse poo on the trail(LOTS), so don't wear your best shoes! ;) Be...More

Thank adventuremom28
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The museum is much more interesting than this easy walk which follows a river but there are some nice views.

Thank Lawito
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were disappointed with Cave and Basin by comparison with other similar destinations but we had a walk, adding on the loop.

Thank Ann F
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Easy hike, mostly flat, short, can do it with Cave and Basin visit easily, and has multiple lookouts along the Bow River for photos. Didn't see wild life this time except for squirrels.

Thank Vincent H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Beautiful scenery and a lovely walk. Easy to manage when walking with little kids. Lots of nice lookouts and spots with benches to rest

Thank jillmw2015
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We took this trail after visiting Cave and Basin, because it was recommended as a family-friendly, easy trail. While both are true, we also shared the trail with lots of wildlife - it is the horse trail for one of the local stables, and it...More

Thank bethal17
Reviewed 18 July 2017

There is a very nice, flat paved trail through a wooded area that isn't particularly scenic. With all the things to see in Banff, it seems like a shame. However, along the paved trail is a large dirt trail used for horse rides, so the...More

Thank Julie F
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