Evening Wildlife Tour

By Toby Creek Adventures Ltd.

Summer evenings are a great time to spot wildlife in the beautiful old-growth forests and sub-alpine areas of Paradise Bowl on Panorama Mountain. The pristine mountain environment on the edge of the Canadian Rocky Mountains is prime habitat for many birds and animals including deer, moose, and bears. During summer months there is also an abundance of colourful wildflowers along the trail. The evening light is perfect for photography and there will be plenty of opportunities.

What you can expect

This family friendly ATV tour is perfect for all experience levels with a full comprehensive safety briefing and ATV riding instruction provided. It's important to feel comfortable on your ATV, so practice time is provided at the base area before embarking on your journey.

Your guide will lead you up the trail through old-growth forest and open slopes for a spectacular view of Panorama Mountain Resort and the surrounding peaks of the Toby Creek Valley. You will visit the remains of an early 1900’s mining town and walk along the banks of a rushing alpine creek. Enjoy a hot drink and cookie at a cozy alpine cabin while taking in the views of rocky peaks and Paradise Bowl.

Binoculars and a spotting scope will be provided to give you a closer look at the surrounding wildlife.

During the descent, you will park your ATV and follow your guide along a short pathway to view the cascading snow-fed mountain stream of the Smith Falls.


  • Professional, qualified and experienced interpretive guide
  • Scenic wilderness experience suitable for all ages and experience levels
  • Hot drinks and cookies at a cozy alpine cabin
  • Spot wildlife species in their natural habitat


  • Camera - Lots of photo opportunities!
  • Light backpack/bag (optional) - Straps and bungees will be provided to secure your bag to ATV
  • Layered clothing - Dress for the weather
  • Sturdy comfortable footwear – Hiking or walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sun-cream, baseball cap
  • Personal daily medications (if required) – please inform of any allergies or medical conditions that you may require assistance with

PLEASE NOTE - Complete details about your activity, including exact location, what to bring, cancellation policies and arrival information will be sent to you once your booking is confirmed.

Driving directions

  • Toby Creek Adventures is conveniently located 1 km before Panorama Mountain Village on the Toby Creek Rd
  • Driving directions from downtown Banff, Alberta to Toby Creek Adventures will take you through spectacular Kootenay National Park (approx. 2 hours driving time)

Meet location

Toby Creek Rd, Panorama, BC V0A 1K5


  • Driver must be at least 16 years of age and passenger must be at least 5 years of age
  • Tour itinerary is subject to change due to a variety of reasons which may include wildlife, snow cover, weather, or other unforseen circumstances
  • Smoking is not permitted while wearing the helmet so please remove to smoke and ensure all cigarette butts are discarded safely in the fireplace at the cabin or in an appropriate receptacle


  • Book early to secure a spot
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your tour departure
  • ATV tours leave from Toby Creek Adventure Ltd. operations base located 1 km before Panorama Mountain Village on the Toby Creek Rd
  • Operations base is a short drive from Invermere (20 mins), Banff AB (2 hours), and Canmore AB (2.5 hours)
  • Guest safety is a top priority so tour itinerary may be subject to change due to wildlife, snow cover, weather, group abilities or other unforeseen circumstances

Dietary requirements

  • Snack is provided so please inform of any allergies or restrictions
3 hours
5 – 85
No limit on number of guests

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