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Banff National Park

Moraine Lake Banff National Park near Golden BC

In 1885, Banff National Park was the first to be designated as Canada's first, and the world's third, national park. Spanning 6,641 square kilometres (2,564 square miles) of valleys, mountains, glaciers, forests, meadows and rivers, Banff National Park also incorporates historic sites such as Cave and Basin National Historic Site and Banff Park Museum National Historic Site of Canada.

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews
5.0 based on 322 reviews
July 17, 2018, by Sonja G
Banff is one of the most beautiful places I have seen. No words or pictures can describe it, you just have to see for yourself! We are already planning our next trip.
“So much to do and see”
So much to do and see
July 17, 2018, by Sarah B
Wow! There is so much to do in this national park it is best to plan ahead and book accommodation if you need it well in advance of travel as the summer brings huge volumes of visitors
July 13, 2018, by C V
Banff is one of Canadas beautiful attractions, we visited with our young ones yesterday and were impressed with the beauty and many sites. Downtown is postcard perfect. Banff is most definitely a...