Rockbound Lake

Something for the weekend…


Picture1In my post ‘Ten Great Summer Hikes in the Canadian Rockies’ I mentioned hiking at Rockbound Lake in Banff National Park, so I thought I’d provide a few more photographs and a little bit more of an explanation about the hike.

Picture13 The Trailhead

The trail head is a parking lot just east of Castle Junction on the Bow Valley Parkway. If you’re headed west on Highway 1 turn off at Castle Junction, towards the Bow Valley Parkway turn right to head back east and then it’s almost immediately on your left.

The first time I did the hike up to Rockbound Lake I cycled from Banff along the Bow Valley Parkway, which was enjoyable, but does mean that you’d probably get a later start on the hike than if you drove to the trailhead. You also need to factor in that the bike ride is 30km to the trailhead from…

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