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.
Banff National Park
“Such a beautiful place”
April 16, 2018, by Ben D
Banff national park is just such a wonderful, beautiful place to visit. When driving through there are just miles and miles of outstanding natural beauty. The amount of places to visit in the park...
“Beautiful Park with Rocky Mountains all Around”
April 09, 2018, by 22galer
Awesome scenery and outdoor experiences in all seasons. Staying in the park in Banff or Lake Louise is an added highlight.
“Miles of beauty ”
April 06, 2018, by Trekbud
A truly wonderful national park with lots of picnic stops, view points and short hiking trails. Banff town site can get horrendously busy in the summer but tourists spread out a bit through the rest...