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Banff National Park


administrative building

Banff National Park, national park in western Alberta, Canada, formally established in 1885. Located in the Rocky Mountains, the park is famous for its spectacular mountain scenery and contains glaciers, hot springs, and many beautiful lakes, including Lake Louise. It is Canada's oldest national park and is both a summer and a winter resort. The abundant wildlife includes elk, cougar, and bighorn sheep. Area, 6,641 sq km (2,564 sq mi).

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the mountains




gondola lift up Sulfur Mountain


view from the lift


view of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel


hotel built by the Canadian Pacific Railroad


front entrance


guarded by the bronze Mountie


the lobby


an interior staircase

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Banff Hot Springs




Photos of Lake Louise

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