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Canmore Cave Tours Canmore
#1 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Although the caves themselves were amazing and stunning, Brent the Instructor was extremely sociable, knowledgeable, friendly while keeping us safe along with preserving the beautiful nature that surrounded us.
Overall a great afternoon and highly recommend, especially after over a week in the national parks hiking and seeing lakes, glaciers and mountains this was an interesting change in scenery.
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Peyto Lake Lake Louise
#2 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
A small down hill walk ( from close by coach park) takes you through the trees to a magnificent site of this stunning lake fed by a nearby melting glacier - a viewing point enables great views with trails to wande...
From the car park, the viewing platform is around a 10 minute hike up a path that does have a couple of steep sections, but the view that awaits is just incredible!!
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Plain of Six Glaciers Lake Louise
#3 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
During our trip to Banff National Park we did lots of activities: white water rafting, horseback riding, the Columbia Icefield, the Gondola in Banff, and this hiking trip was the highlight for me.
Hiking trails are abundant at Alberta's Banff National Park and Plain of Six Glaciers is a medium level hike with rewards of great views.
Moraine Lake Lake Louise
#4 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
(See also Banff National Park, Minnenwanka Lake, Consolation Lake, Louise Lake, Herbert Lake, Hector Lake, Bow Lake, Peyto Lake, Johnston Canyon, Mistaya Canyon, Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Glacier, North Saskatchewan R...
Incredibly Gorgeous & Breathtaking Glacier Lake - A Must-Visit in Banff National Park!
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Sentinel Pass Lake Louise
#5 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Amazing Hike in Banff National Park
This hike was beautiful and gives you an impression of the meaning of breathtaking nature!
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Banff National Park Banff National Park
#6 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Alberta's Banff National Park was amazing from beginning to end all the scenery along the Icefield Parkway form the many streams, rivers and waterfalls to the majestic ice capped mountains with clouds swirling aro...
And of coarse who could forget the amazing Lake Louise situated between the The national park is spread over a vast area - blessed with various glacier-fed lakes, vast forests and a cute little hill station which...
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Mount Edith Cavell Trail Jasper National Park
#7 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
A fairly easy hike gets you to the foot of Angel Glacier, and a short hike down to the glacial lake below it (at your own risk....there are signs that mark it as a flash flood area and the park signs ask that you...
Note that during the 2017 season, the parks are working on expanding the parking lot so there is limited access to the site and you will require a permit from the Jasper information center in town (they hand them...
Sulphur Skyline Trail Jasper National Park
#8 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Although the hike itself is more strenuous than others in the park, the end views are well worth the incline on the way up and the achy knees on your way down!
Sulphur skyline is a really good hike, it starts at the car park of the Miette Hot Springs.
Parker Ridge Trail Banff
#9 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
My family spent about a week between Banff and Glacier National Park, and this hike provided us the best (by far) view of a glacier.
Great trail to hike on in Banff National Park, Alberta.
Bow Lake Banff National Park
#10 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
The Road 93 is a Top in (West) Canada!!! (See also Banff National Park, Minnenwanka Lake, Consolation Lake, Louise Lake, Moraine Lake, Hector Lake, Herbert Lake, Peyto Lake, Johnston Canyon, Mistaya Canyon, Crowfo...
The Bow Lake is 1920 m above sea level & is one of the smallest lakes in the Banff National Park which is joined to the Bow River.
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Crypt Lake Trail Waterton Lakes National Park
#11 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
This is definitely one of the most beautiful, strenuous and challenging hikes in Waterton Lakes and Glacier National Parks.
This is an amazing hike and I would do it again, but not before checking out Goat Haunt, Vimy and some of the other amazing hikes in this beautiful National Park.
Grassi Lakes Canmore
#12 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
A few tips: 1) seems the trail or stairs from the above the lake is closed so you will need to park cars at the main entrance; 2) Better walk along the loop as there a few lookouts along the "lower" trails that yo...
There is a free car park at base of trail and the hike up took us about 1 hour and we came down the easy trail afterwoods about 45mins.
The Lake Louise Ski Resort Lake Louise
#13 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
... a professional and super nice guide (Sasha Bolton), a fantastic discovery of the mountain area, i'd recommend this for anyone looking for new experiences related to the breathtaking nature of te canadian rockies!
The skiing is incredible my son loves the terrain park now, it has improved greatly from 6-7 years ago.
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Sunshine Meadows Banff
#14 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
... are ski lifts) There is a well marked path and the walk is stunning, lots of wild flowers, beautiful views of surrounding mountains, picture postcard lakes - one of the best walks we did in Jasper or Banff parks.
At the trail start, you can choose to hike through the trail (Rock Isle Trail) which loops through 3 lakes or select the Twin Cairns/Meadow Park Trail.
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Athabasca Falls Jasper
#15 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Exceeded our expectations- gorgeous nature points and entirely safe trails both kids and pets... Worth driving off your way!
We traveled from Lake Louise to Jasper National Park on day 6 of our Tauck Tour of the Canadian Rockies and our guide Rob had us stop & visit the Magnificent Ahabasca Falls.
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Maligne Canyon Jasper
#16 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
It kept all wild life away from the trail...! The centuries old river fed by the meeting glacier had sculpted great shapes into side rock walls !!! Worth seeing the power of nature through the centuries.
The Maligne Canyon Icewalk with Sundog tours at Jasper National park was truly an amazing experience.its is a magical place during winter with its frozen waterfalls, surreal ice formations and frosted limestone wa...
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Ha Ling Peak Canmore
#17 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Park at goat creek and walk across the parking lot up a gravel road where you will see a sign Ha Ling trail mounted on a boulder
This is a must hike for nature lovers.
Bow River Calgary
#18 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
By walk, bike, for relaxing and visiting the park around the river, very well signposted, with wonderful views of the crystal clear water river , bridges from different eras.
Whether you stroll along the river on the city pathway system, by the zoo, the bird sanctuary or the Bow Valley park -- there are endless places the you can enjoy the river as it courses through Calgary.
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Upper Kananaskis Lake Canmore
#19 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Hiking at the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park at Kananaskis Country is for the avid hiker who loves to go around with magnificent and peaceful scenery.
A great Escape this year to miss the hords of people flocking to the traditional Banff Park spots.The whole loop around the lake is around 15 km but is fairly flat and even the ups and downs aren't too dramatic.
Fish Creek Provincial Park Calgary
#20 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Excellent park with river crossings, deer, pathways, picnic spots, hiking and biking trails galore.
This Provincial Park weaves its way through many neighbourhoods in the SW and SE communities of Calgary, offering plenty of different access points with ample parking, unique picnic spots, running and biking trails.
Upper Waterton Lake Waterton Lakes National Park
#21 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
This beautiful and gorgeous lake located in Waterton park , in between the mountains , its a very nice place to visit , lots of activities can be done there , like swimming with the cold water and bbq also hiking...
At the heart of both Waterton Lakes National Park (Canada) and the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (Canada and the US), a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Heritage Park Historical Village Calgary
#22 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
We were so happy we got to see this amazing park!!! Absolutely amazing attraction that combines the history of Calgary, the railroad, farm equipment and vintage cars...all our favorite types of displays.
Very good interpretative guides offering history and stories of some of Calgary's founders....the train ride around the park is great fun as is the ride on the paddle wheeler around the reservoir.
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Mt. Edith Cavell Jasper National Park
#23 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Why! because !! A great easy drive up in the mountains, close to Jasper 35 minutes, beautiful stunning scenery, large car park, easy walk to view the magnificent Mt Edith Cavell and the glacier and the glacier lake.
Spent our first day in Jasper National park at Mt Edith Cavell where the walk from the car park takes you first up to the angel glacier then onto the frozen lake at the bottom of the glacier and then onto the mead...
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Dinosaur Provincial Park Patricia
#24 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
In the park, you can do some excursions like Prairie Trail, Badlands Trail, Trail of the Fossil Hunters, Cottonwood Flats Trail or Coulee Viewpoint Trail, which are easy (the long excursion is almost 2 km, so it i...
The perfect souvenir... Our Parks facilitator David was also fabulous and extremely knowledgeable about all things fossil found in Dinosaur Park.
Kerry Wood Nature Centre Red Deer
#25 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Love this place it is my go to spot for nature, walks and solitude, The trails are magnificent !!The store is where I get all of my bird feeders, bird seed and corn for my squirrels, also did some great Christmas...
Birthdays are a great value .. where else can you have 20 kids entertained for 90min for $100 ... they have an outdoor musical garden for the little ones and trails to walk and enjoy nature
Bower Ponds Red Deer
#26 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
This a Beautiful Place to just sit and relax, go for a stroll, a paddle boat ride, try fishing, or simply just admire the beauty of nature of the pond, the Red Deer river, the geese as well as the historic "Cronqu...
In summer you can rent paddle boats, there is a new children's park, music in the park, great picnic area, central meeting spot for walking/hiking throughout the entire city pathway system, Canada Geese to feed.
Calgary Pathway System Calgary
#27 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
The Bow River which goes through the entire city, including the downtown, the Elbow river which connects several parks and beautiful residential areas, Fish Creek which is a preserved prairie and riverine ecosyste...
It can take you almos everywhere in the city you can take the Bow river pathway from Bowness park all the way to the Zoo or the science centre it integrates with the down town bycicle lanes and it goes through sev...
Lake Agnes Lake Louise
#28 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Anywhere in Banff National Park is spectacular, but this time it was at Lake Louise.
The trail is busy which I was very happy to see because we all can enjoy nature.
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Johnston Canyon Banff National Park
#29 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
This place was suggested by friends, sure happy we did take the time to visit... Beautiful nature...unbelievable Canyon and Falls...easy to get to, awesome trail... many beautiful photography shots
If you have your pass for Banff National Park, Johnston Canyon is an absolutely brilliant place to go and spend a few hours... but do it early in the day as the car parks fill up! Lovely walk along a boardwalk alo...
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Lake Louise Lake Louise
#30 of 512 Nature & Parks in Alberta
Breathtakingly Beautiful A must visit for all ages - the lake walk is a gentle stroll but you can hike up to the tea house Highly recommend that you park up and use the shuttle bus & take drinks and snacks as lake...
Breathtaking views of nature, lake and snowed mountains offer beautiful views, canoing over the lake is perfect time to meditate and be in contact with nature
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