Banff National Park was established in 1885. It encompasses 6,640 km2 (2563.7 miles squared) in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
Helpful websites to plan your trip
Brewster - Main tour operator in Banff
Animals found in Banff National Park
Short video from Stu @ the Zoo TV
Here is a Gallery highlighting some of the spectacular scenery found in this National Park as well as some of the activities that can be done in the park.
I visited in the fall, during September/October - traditionally a quieter time in the park because it's not quite ski season and not warm enough for the summer crowds.
|4WD bus (Ice Explorer) that takes you out onto the glacier|
|Banff Springs Hotel|
|Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain|
|Views from Sulphur Mountain|
|Main Street Banff (Banff Avenue)|
|Bear - Proof bin|
|It might only be September but it was cold|
|White tailed deer near Banff Springs Hotel|