Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada
Alberta Travel & Adventure Guide
Resort Communities, Attractions, Accommodations, Parks and more in the Canadian Rockies
The Canadian Rocky Mountains form the eastern section of the Canadian Cordillera of the North American Rocky Mountain Range. It is a series of mountain ranges stretching west to the Rocky Mountain Trench in British Columbia, east to the Interior Plains of Alberta, north to the Liard River Valley in Northern B.C. and south to the USA Border.
Rocky Mountains Parks and Trails
Much of the Canadian Rockies are protected as national and provincial parklands. Together, the network of parks including Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Yoho National Park and the Kootenay National Park National Park form the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site. View each of our Rocky Mountain community "Parks, Trails and Places" section for listings, photos and descriptions.
Rocky Mountains Things To Do, Activities, and Adventures
All Rocky Mountain communities and parks in the Canadian Rockies are popular four season adventure destinations. Some of the activities most enjoyed in the Rocky Mountains, Canada include mountaineering, river rafting, golfing, boating, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, cycling, wilderness camping, canoeing, fishing, flightseeing, wildlife touring, horseback riding, rock climbing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, xc skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, cat skiing, nordic skiing, snowshoeing, heli skiing, dog sledding, ice climbing and spa experiences.
Accommodations, Services and Transportation in the Rocky Mountains
There is a network of resort mountain villages including Banff, Canmore, Jasper, Lake Louise and Waterton which act as gateways into the vast surrounding Rocky Mountain backcountry. Travel services important to travelers in and around each of these communities varies. View each Rocky Mountain community for a detailed list of services including accommodations (cottages, cabins, hostels, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, resorts), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor stores, banks, gas stations, gift stores, cell service, internet and transportation services including bus, shuttle, rail and taxi.