"Banff National Park" Banff National Park by spidermiss
Banff National Park Travel Guide: 780 reviews and 1,488 photos
I visited Banff National Park twice in October 2000 and July 2005.
Banff National Park is part of The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site. The national parks system in Canada was the one of the first in world when it was established in 1911 with a view of protecting spectacular landscapes, flora and fauna, wildlife habitat along with social and cultural history.
The main highlights at Banff National Park are:
Majority of visitors base themselves either at Banff townsite or at Lake Louise village.
- Pros:A wonderful National Park with so much to see and do!
- Cons:Can get very crowded at the hot spots in the summer!
- In a nutshell:Surrounded by The Rockies!
Peyto Lake is named after an early 20th Century explorer, Bill Peyton. The lake is situated on the Icefields Parkway and... more travel advice
Moraine Lake is near Lake Louise in Banff National Park. The lake is glacially-fed and situated in the valley of The Ten... more travel advice
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