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Wildlife in Alberta
Alberta Heritage Park

Alberta (AB) Travel & Adventure Guide 

Alberta, Canada Travel, Tourism and Adventure Website

Plan your next adventure vacation in Alberta Canada.

Accommodations, attractions, tours, guides, activities, parks, trails, places, & more.

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The Province of Alberta (Wild Rose Country ) is located in Western Canada. The province is best known for its outdoor adventures, cowboy culture, Rocky Mountain parks, prairie grasslands, and the hoodoos and coulees of the Badlands. 

Capital City of the Alberta Canada

The capital of Alberta is the City of Edmonton. It is the geographic centre of Alberta. Calgary, located north of Edmonton, is the other major city located in the province. Other major centres in the province with many services, amenities and attractions include Lethbridge and Medicine Hat. 

Alberta, Canada Highlights and Facts

12.5% of Alberta is designated as national or provincial parks. 60 per cent of the province is covered by Boreal Forest (northern half of province); Central Alberta are foothills and grasslands, Southern Alberta are the Canadian Badlands and Western Alberta are the Rocky Mountains.

Alberta, Canada adventures specific to the province includes 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); and World's Largest Dinosaur (Drumheller). 

Featured Parks, Trails and Places of Interest in Alberta, Canada

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) and Alberta is home to some of the world’s most important paleontological digs (Dinosaur Provincial Park).

Come explore Alberta Canada adventures, activities and travel opportunties.

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