Sulphur Mountain, Banff National Park

Head up Sulphur Mountain for extensive views of six mountain ranges in the Canadian Rockies. Named for the hot springs on its lower slopes, the mountain features both hiking trails and a scenic eight-minute gondola ride to its peak. At the summit, you'll find a 1903 meteorological observatory that still contains antique furnishings. The area at the top also includes a short historical walk and well-maintained observation decks where you can admire the scenery and snap photos. Put Sulphur Mountain and other Banff National Park attractions into our Banff National Park online sightseeing planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This is no walk in the park it’s a steep hike with seemingly unending switchbacks however the path is really good so if you just keep going there is no problem reaching the top. Me and my husband did....  more »
  • Took the cable car up to the top of the mountain. Very busy with other groups so had to queue both ways which we were used to doing as we were a group of about 30 ourselves. Absolutely stunning views....  more »
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  • We don't hike much and it was for sure moderate-hard but we were able to do it with normal hiking boots! It took us about 2hrs. The trail is beautiful and view at the top stunning! Hiking down I recommend a walking stick or poles as more slippery/slushy.
  • Was an easy hike with lots of switch backs. Views are great and has a nice place at the top for coffee.

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