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BANFF, Alberta, Canada – 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.
Each year, millions of visitors come to Banff to marvel at the emerald waters of Lake Louise, walk amongst the flower-filled heavens at Sunshine Meadows, and drive beneath the towering jagged peaks lining the Icefields Parkway. Snow-capped peaks, glistening glaciers and sweeping vistas are just one part of the allure of Banff National Park.
You can enjoy all the comforts of home in the town of Banff and the village of Lake Louise, or step out into the wilderness and the home of some of North America’s wildest creatures, including grizzly bears, caribou and wolves.
Take a look at Banff and the surrounding mountains with the live, user-controlled Banff web cam.
Banff National Park
Things to do in Banff, Alberta
Banff National Park Campgrounds
The campgrounds surrounding Banff National Park, in Alberta’s Canadian Rocky Mountains, offer the most inexpensive way to lodge while providing campers with the best scenery and access to Canadian nature.
Getting to Banff National Park
Banff is easily accessible from the Calgary International Airport, the Canadian Rockies hub for world-wide connections.
Banff National Park FAQ
One of the many reasons why Banff, Alberta is so popular with visitors is because of its Canadian diversity.
Banff National Park Fees
Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, like most national and historic parks throughout the Canadian Rockies, uses visitor fees to support the maintenance of the parks.
RV Camping in Banff National Park
Rent a deluxe motorhome or camper van for your Canadian Rockies adventure. It’s the perfect way to see the sights and stay in the Canadian Rockies with your family.
General Park Information
Intrigued and enticed by the magnificent Banff National Park in the sprawling Alberta stretch of the Canadian Rockies? Seeking important Canadian national park visitor information? Well, look no further.