Banff, with towering mountain peaks, massive glaciers, impossibly blue lakes and abundant wildlife, became Canada’s first national park in 1885 and it remains one of the most popular destinations in the nation. But it is just one attraction in a province filled with natural wonders that include thick forests, sparkling lakes and mysterious badlands that conceal the fossilized remains of dinosaurs.
125 Nature Hot Spots in Alberta is organized by region. Each hot spot entry includes a descriptive destination profile, colour photographs and a side bar of at-a-glace information.
Written by: Leigh McAdam and Debbie Olsen