Parks in Alberta

Alberta is home to some of the most beautiful parks in Canada. There are over one thousand provincial parks, recreation areas, and wilderness areas throughout the province. Alberta's parks range in size from small urban parks to large wilderness parks. Some of the most popular parks are Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Waterton Lakes National Park, and Elk Island National Park. Alberta also has many unique provincial parks, such as Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Dinosaur Provincial Park, and the Kananaskis Country Park system. Alberta's parks offer a wide range of activities for visitors, such as camping, hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, and wildlife viewing. Alberta is also home to numerous lakes and rivers, ideal for canoeing and kayaking.

  • A scenic park located on the shores of Lac Ste. Anne, featuring sandy beaches, trails, and picnic sites.
  • Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park is a protected area in northern Alberta, Canada, featuring large sand dunes and a boreal forest. It is the largest active sand dune formation in Canada.
  • Banff National Park is a Canadian Rocky Mountain park located in Alberta, featuring glaciers, snow-capped mountains, alpine lakes and meadows, and abundant wildlife.
  • Park Beaverhill Lake Natural Area is a 340 hectare natural area in Alberta, Canada, with a variety of habitats, including wetlands, grasslands, and forests. It is home to a variety of wildlife, including waterfowl, shorebirds, and mammals.
  • Park Birch Mountains Wildland Provincial Park is a protected area in Alberta, Canada, featuring rolling grassland hills and rugged mountains.
  • Bow Valley Provincial Park is a protected area located in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada. It offers a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, camping, fishing, and horseback riding.
  • Calaway Park is Alberta's largest outdoor family amusement park, featuring over 30 rides, games, and attractions.
  • Castle Provincial Park is a protected wilderness area in south-western Alberta, Canada, featuring mountains, canyons, alpine meadows, forests, and rivers.
  • Cold Lake Provincial Park is a picturesque park in Alberta, Canada, offering a variety of outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, fishing, and swimming.
  • Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park is a protected area in Alberta, Canada, located on the Alberta-Saskatchewan border. It is renowned for its rolling hills, diverse wildlife, and scenic views.