Parks in Alberta, Canada provide travelers an opportunity to explore the wilderness landscapes, eco systems and communities of the province, as well as, discover the history of the province of Alberta.
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Little Bow Provincial Park is one of the most popular and visited recreation destinations near Vulcan, Alberta, Canada. There is a campground for overnight stays at the reservoir and there is a picnic area for day trips to the reservoir.
The popular river pathway system follows both banks of the Bow River and one bank at a time, crossing foot bridges, on the Elbow River. In total the Calgary trail network measures approximately 630+ kilometres. It is said to be the largest and longest paved urban trail network in North America.
The wooden fort consisted of sleeping quarters, a guard room, storage sheds and horse stables. The purpose of the fort was to investigate and get rid of the whisky traders who had set up shop in the region.
Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park in Calgary, Alberta is a 809 hectare park and the largest riparian eco system in North America. It is the original home of the Siksika, Kainawa and Piikuni First Nation people... and it is the site of the 1977 "Treaty #7" signing.
what really catches your eye and draws allot of attention in Centennial Park is the 26 metre (86 feet) tall Tyannosaurus Rex dinosaur. It is the "World's Tallest Dinosaur" and one of the most visited attractions in the Drumheller Valley.
Sulfur Mountain is an elevation hiking trail and sightseeing destination located south of the community of Banff, Alberta, Canada. The views from on top of the mountain are far reaching including views of the Bow River, the community of Banff, Rocky Mountains and the Sundance Mountain Range.
The challenging recreation trail climbs up to some amazing views of mountain peaks, a wildflower meadow and a hanging glacier. The trail is popular for activities like hiking, rock climbing and wildlife sightings including bighorn sheep and bear.
The Cory Pass Trail and the Edith Pass Trail located in the Banff National Park combine for one of the more difficult and more visual rewarding hiking adventures when exploring the Rocky Mountains in Alberta Canada. There are views of mountain vistas, mountain ranges, valleys of wildflowers, glacier
The Tramline Trail connects the Village of Lake Louise to the shores of Lake Louise in Banff National Park. The route is used as a community trail connecting the chateau resort with the village square and with other adventure trails in the area.
The Red Deer River Nature Trail near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada is a paved and, sometimes, gravel trail popular for hiking, birdwatching, biking, jogging and roller blading. The trail is wheelchair and baby stroller friendly in many areas.
The Elk Island National Park is a unique mixture of aspen forests, wetlands, black spruce bogs, lakes, creeks and grasslands. It is a complex eco system for wildlife which once roamed the southern boreal plains and grassland plateaus of the region.
The Chimney Trail is an educational interpretive walking trail located on the shores of the North Saskatchewan River at the Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site in the community of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada.
The Tonquin Valley is a prime adventure destination located in the Jasper National Park near the community of Jasper, Alberta, Canada. The Tonquin Valley is most popular for activities like hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, fishing and rock climbing in the summer months and cross country skiing
Buffalo Lake is a large lake in central Alberta . Located in between Camrose County, the County of Stettler No. 6 and Lacombe County, it is about 40 km east of Red Deer. The lake lies in the Red Deer River basin. Fantastic recreational area for fishing and camping