In 2009, the basic one-day admission to Banff National Park was C$9.80. An annual pass to all Canadian national parks was C$67.70.
The park has 13 campgrounds. These include backcountry, both primitive and with facilities, tailgate camping and RV-friendly sites with hook-ups.
Outside the park, there are a range of nearby accommodations including backcountry lodges, luxury resorts, bed and breakfasts, motels and hostels.
In January, average lows drop to about 6.5 degrees Fahrenheit below zero. July average highs are around 68 degrees Fahrenheit.
Summer activities in the park include hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, bird watching and even scuba diving. Winter activities include ice diving, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice climbing.
The park is home to an array of wildlife, such as elk, foxes, coyotes, wolves, black and grizzly bears, wolverines, otters, bighorn sheep, moose, porcupines, deer and caribou.