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The Province of Alberta (Wild Rose Country ) is located in Western Canada. The province is best known for its Rocky Mountain parks, prairie grasslands, and its hoodoos and coulees of the Badlands.
The capital of Alberta is the City of Edmonton. It is located along the banks of the North Saskatchewan River and it the geographic centre of Alberta.
Vulcan Alberta (Star Trek of Canada); UFO landing pad (St. Paul); Alberta and Saskatchewan border community (Lloydminster); world’s largest outdoor festival (Calgary Stampede); Largest Mall In North America (West Edmonton Mall); World's Largest Dinosaur (Drumheller); 60 per cent of the province is covered by forest (Boreal Forest covers the northern half of province); and
World’s largest easily accessible Dark Sky Preserve (Jasper National Park); the largest urban parkland in North America (Edmonton’s North Saskatchewan River Valley); the oldest cultural institution in Alberta (Art Gallery of Alberta); Elk Island National Park (free roaming bison); first international peace park (Waterton Lakes Park); oldest national park in Canada (Banff National Park); some of the world’s most important paleontological finds (Dinosaur Provincial Park) and 12.5% of Alberta is designated as national or provincial parks.