Alberta's National Parks

Explore Stunning Sites in Canada


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Plan for a day of ideal outdoor recreation on your next visit to Alberta. Check out any of five national parks spread across Alberta, and you'll find a wide range of hiking trails, historic landmarks, tours, and wildlife viewing areas. There are also 14 national historic sites to explore in Alberta.

Across the far-reaching expanse of Alberta and its 661,848 square kilometres, discover a blend of landscapes – from the vast prairies to the mountain ranges at Banff National Park. Nearly six million annual visitors pass through the gates at these national parks and historic sites – you can be one of them.

Established in 1885, Banff National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the fist national park in Canada. Jasper National Park is in the Rockies and it's a real glacial gem – it, too, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many Alberta visitors also enjoy a day exploring Wood Buffalo National Park – it's bigger than the country of Switzerland.