Banff Central Park Playground

Banff Central Park Natural Playground

Location: Banff – Central Park (right next to the Banff Park Museum at 91 Banff Ave)Directions: Take Banff Ave to Buffalo Street – turn right. Take the first left, into the Central Park parking lot.Parking: Free parking in adjacent parking lot. Surrounding Park Area: This playground is situated in Central Park, which is a huge … Read more

Canmore Train Playground

Canmore Train Playground

Location: Canmore, AB – intersection of Three Sisters Blvd & Riva HeightsDirections: From Calgary, on the Trans-Canada Highway, take the Three Sisters Parkway exit to Canmore. This road turns into Three Sisters Blvd. Follow the road to the intersection with Riva Heights – the playground is on the right, just past some condos.Parking: Free parking … Read more

Banff Playgrounds

Banff's Best Playgrounds

If you’re visiting Banff with kids, playgrounds are a great way to work off some energy – they’re fun and free. Here’s what you need to know about Banff playgrounds. Canmore Train Playground Okay, obviously this is not actually in Banff. But it’s on the way TO Banff from Calgary, and it’s worth the stop … Read more

Banff with Kids – The Insider’s Guide to Banff

Banff with Kids

Thanks to Katie and her family for this guest review! There are very strict rules about who can live in Banff, so true “insiders” are relatively rare. Luckily, I was able to get my hands on a couple of them before our recent trip to the mountain town. They gave me the low-down on some of Banff’s lesser-known attractions, … Read more