PARKING AND SHUTTLES

The Town of Banff is very limited with its parking opportunities and can get quite congested with traffic, especially with a large event such as Melissa’s so please read carefully below some options that will get you to event on time.

***DO NOT TRY TO DRIVE TO THE START AREA OR ACROSS THE BRIDGE – THERE IS NO PARKING OR DROP-OFF AREAS HERE***

All participants will need to walk or jog across the bridge to the start/finish area. 

Please allow yourself an extra 5-10 minutes to do this. 

Please use the following methods to get to the start line:

  • Walk or Jog for a warm-up

  • Bike

  • Carpool and park in designated Town of Banff Parking Areas: https://banff.ca/parking

  • Use the green powered ROAM Transit System: http://roamtransit.com

  • Use the “Melissa’s Express” Shuttle Bus (see below for schedule and locations)

“Melissa’s Express” Shuttles:

Route #1

Start: 8:10am and rotate every 10 minutes (until 10:15am)


Locations/Stops:

  • Voyageur Inn (555 Banff Ave)

  • Caribou Lodge (521 Banff Ave)

  • Royal Canadian Lodge (459 Banff Ave)

  • High Country Inn (419 Banff Ave)

  • Elk and Avenue Hotel (449 Banff Ave)

  • Central Park/Town Hall (Buffalo/Bear Street)

Route #2

Start: 8:10am and rotate every 10 minutes (until 10:15am)
Location/Stops:

  • Train Station Parking Lot (327 Railway Avenue)

  • Central Park/Town Hall (Buffalo/Bear Street)