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Snowshoeing Tour to the Paint Pots

Banff, Canada

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Mineral spring pools known for their ochre colors, the Paint Pots are considered among the Kootenay National Park’s top attractions—but reaching them in the winter months isn’t easy. On this snowshoeing tour, hike with ease through the deep snow drifts and soak up the Canadian wilderness scenery. Savor hot chocolate and hot maple taffy, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour—limited to 12 people.
  • Reach the Kootenay National Park’s Pain Pots on a snowshoeing safari
  • Keep warm with refreshing hot chocolate and hot maple taffy
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from central Banff
Professional guide
Hiking pole
Hot chocolate and a maple taffy treat
Return transport from Banff
Small group size (up to 12 guests per guide)

Departure Point

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
  • 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.
  • All adults must sign a waiver prior to the tour. A waiver must also be completed by the parent or guardian of any child under the age of 18.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Discover Banff Tours

If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Snowshoeing Tour to the Paint Pots?
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

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Product code: 3827P32

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