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Sunday, October 03, 2010

Banff National Park Canada - 125th Anniversary

Canada's oldest national park celebrates its 125 anniversary. From August to November, the park has a number of anniversary events, culminating in Mountain Film Festival in early November.

Turquoise blue lakes, hot springs and wild ravines: Banff National Park in the Canadian province of Alberta is a tourist magnet. Every year, around five million people visit the park that was founded in 1885.

The park covers about 6600 square kilometers. Banff National Park Canada is part of the Rocky Mountain UNESCO World Heritage Site. Banff is one of currently 42 national parks here in Canada.

Useful resources:
Enjoy a short video from Parks Canada: