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.
Click the Alberta Regions below to view parks, trails and places in that area.
When visiting Emerson Lake there are people walking their dogs, jogging, roller blading, taking day strolls, picnicking and birdwatching. Some stay in the park while others continue exploring on the Happy Trails Pathway.
Vermillion Lakes are three large wetland lakes located just west of the community of Banff, Alberta, Canada. The three lakes and the surrounding tributaries combine to create the largest wetland area in the Bow Valley.
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
Carburn Park is a large natural area park nestled along the Bow River featuring three man-made ponds, a regional pathway, and numerous wildlife, waterfowl and wildflowers to experience. The park reflects the preservation of wildlife habitat and ecosystem for everyone to enjoy.
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.
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.
Cascades of Time Gardens is a floral sightseeing park located in the heart of Banff Village in the Banff National Park. The gardens, located at the south end of Banff Avenue, share 12 acres of land with Canada's National Parks.
The park is home to the Royal Tyrrell Museum (Dinosaur attraction), McMullen Park (day use picnic park) and the Badlands Trail (interpretive walking trail). It is one of the most visited parks in the Drumheller Valley region.
Lions Park is one of the more forested parks in the community connecting to a good trail system. Lions Park is well maintained with sitting benches, groves of cottonwood trees, large grass lawns, picnic areas and information signs.
To explore the natural park there are a series of walking trails. The trails crisscross and loop together leading to natural viewpoints. Many provide an almost 360 degree view of the surrounding Calgary, Alberta area.