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Banff National Park

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National ParkUNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
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Open Open from 1/1-12/31
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 days
Address: Improvement District No. 9, AB
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Phone: +1-403-7621470

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Banff National Park is the oldest national park in Canada and one of the world's 3 national forest parks. Banff National Park is located in the northern Rockies, about 110-180km west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The park covers an area of 6641 square kilometers, and is covered with glaciers, hot springs, pine forests and lakes. There are many species of plants and animals in the park.

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Introduction

Banff National Park is located in the northern section of the Rocky Mountains. It is Canada's first National Park and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Banff has rich natural landscapes including alpine glaciers, forest meadows, lakes and rivers. The peaceful town of Banff, the crystal clear Lake Louise, the picturesque Icefields Avenue and the spectacular Columbia Icefield are not to be missed. Banff is one of the world's premier paradises for outdoor sports including hiking, climbing, fishing, boating, skiing, skating, caving and other fun and entertaining activities.
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To engage in activities such as hiking, mountain climbing and camping you must book your adventure online in advance to your arrival. If you plan to camp, you can check the availability of campsites on the official website. If you are camping or day tripping it is important when travelling to Banff National Park to remember to prepare food, water, camping gear, insect and sun protection as well as weather appropriate clothing. Banff National Park has strict rules for garbage and refuse disposal. Always dispose of waste and trash as is posted and in official bins.
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