Johnston Canyon
Johnston Canyon Open!

Johnston Canyon Resort Banff Cabin/Cottage Rentals is conveniently located between Banff and Lake Louise. They offer all the best of Canadian Rockies Banff Cabins. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the hot tourist zones.

Johnston Canyon Open!

Charming boutique hotel with 42 bungalows for nightly rentals. Set in the forest at the trailhead of spectacular Johnston Canyon trail. Over 7 cascading glacial waterfalls with suspended walking catwalks and platforms.

The Hotel is located on the scenic Bow Valley Parkway just 20 minutes from Banff and Lake Louise. The location is unparalleled!

The lodge offers full service Blackswift Bistro and Canyon Market Cafe.

Open May to mid October.

Access (2021)

Typically access is via the Bow Valley Parkway (Highway 1A). The 1A however is closed to automobiles this Summer (2021) from Banff to the Castle Mountain Junction access. The 1A is open to hikers and cyclists.  Many cycle out, have their lunch then cycle back to Banff.

If you have a lodging reservation or dining reservation (BlackSwift Bistro) made ahead of time you can drive via the Castle Mountain access.  You will be given access to drive right to Johnston Canyon and park. You can also take in the popular hike if you arrive early!


Situated on the banks of Johnston Canyon creek, the quaint log cabins are tastefully decorated with wooden / leather Mission-style furniture and heritage colors. They come in a variety of building styles and sizes.

Johnston Canyon Banff cabin rentals offer all the comforts of modern lodging. This includes cozy down duvets, VCRs, movie rentals. This along with the serenity of the wooded wilderness. The main lodge is geared to making your stay as pleasant as possible. Enjoy their coffee shop, licensed dining room, gift shop and outdoor patio. The site also includes a barbecue area for your enjoyment, as well as a tennis court.