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.
Much of the Canadian Rockies are protected within the boundaries of national and provincial parklands. The interconnected national parks of Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Kootenay form the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site.
All the parks in the Canadian Rockies are popular year round activity destinations. The Alberta parks are developed with resort mountain villages like the communities of Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise and Waterton. All are good launching points for summer and winter adventures.
The Canadian Rocky Mountains is a post card of wilderness landscapes with hanging glaciers, alpine lakes, heritage rivers, cascading waterfalls, rock slides, roaming wildlife, forests of trees and many, many mountain peaks.