Banff Visitor Centre The Parks Canada office doles out info and maps. This is where you can find current trail conditions and weather forecasts, and register for backcountry hiking and camping.
Friends of Banff Charitable organization that runs educational programs, including walking tours and junior naturalist workshops. It also runs Park Radio 101.1FM, offering weather and trail reports, local history and info. It runs a gift shop and has an info booth inside the Banff Visitor Centre.