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Snowshoeing Tour to the Paint Pots

Banff, Canada
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4 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

This easy 3-kilometre trail through Kootenay National Park to see the historical Paint Pots is the perfect introduction to snowshoeing. You'll hike along a snowy forest path to the Paint Pots, a cultural treasure, with an option to try tobogganing on a crazy carpet slide. This small-group tour includes round-trip transportation from Banff, snowshoes, hot chocolate and a uniquely Canadian treat - hot maple taffy made in the snow by your guide.

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • Snowshoes
  • Hiking pole
  • Hot chocolate and a maple taffy treat
  • Return transport from Banff
  • Small group size (up to 12 guests per guide)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Kootenay National Park

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kootenay National Park, 7556 Main St E, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia V0A 1E0 Canada

You'll hike on an easy trail along a bridge across the frozen Vermilion River and and along the snowy path winding through a forest of pine trees to the fascinating Paint Pots, which are mineral deposits once used by First Nations people for rock painting. Along the way you will hear stories from your friendly guide of Banff’s indigenous

The Location

Where To Go

Traveler pickup is offered
You must be ready 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time. Our guide will be there within the 15 minute pick up window.

Departure time

1:30 PM


Banff, Canada

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 8 years.
  • Guests should dress in ski wear for this trip including a winter jacket, ski pants, hats, mittens, and warm winter boots.
  • All children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied by someone 18 years and older.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Snowshoeing Tour to the Paint Pots

From $68.53
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