- By kevin
- On Mar 27, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
It's time to plan the trips to Banff Canada. The Rocky Mountains of Canada are a vast land, filled with inspiring scenery, wildlife, a multitude of recreational activities for all ages and a lot of unique opportunities that only the people who live in this area know about.
What to enjoy in Banff Canada?
Banff National Park
Banff National Park - Canada's first national park - 1 1/2 hrs drive west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. From Banff's humble beginnings as a 26 square kilometre hot springs reserve, Banff National Park now consists of 6,641 square kilometres of unparalleled mountain scenery nestled in the heart of the magnificent Canadian Rockies.
Wildlife in Banff
With 56 mammal species, Banff National Park is one of the best places in the Canadian Rockies to see wildlife. Visitors here have the opportunity to see grizzly and black bears, mountain caribou, moose and wolves in their natural habitat. But thats not all. Visit the valley floor, where elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer are often sighted.
Jasper National Park
Jasper National Park offers a variety of incredible opportunities for sightseeing in the Canadian Rockies. Jasper has it all - glaciers, turquoise mountain lakes, crystal clear streams, abundant wildlife and fewer visitors than Banff National Park.
Best Scenic Hikes in Canmore, Alberta
When you vacation in Canmore, be sure to bring sturdy, comfortable walking shoes – and your camera. You’ll be in the great outdoors after all and there’s no better way to experience it than getting out there and walking it.