The Canada Rocky Mountains are a vast land. It is full of wildlife, inspiring scenery, unique opportunities that people living around know and a galore of recreational activities to suit all ages. Canadian Rockies, extend southeastward from northern British Columbia, Canada to 1600km (1000 miles), and form nearly 1500km (900 miles) border between Alberta and British
The Selwyn and Mackenzie mountains along the border farther north are between the Yukon and Northwest Territories also are a part of the Canadian Rockies. Rocky Mountain Trench, to the west separate the Canadian Rockies front ranges from the Columbia Mountains and it includes the Selkirk, Cariboo, Monashee, and Purcell mountains that are Rocky Mountain system.
A few beautiful places in the Canadian Rockies
The Icefields Parkway
The Icefields Parkway is the best of the Canadian Rockies connecting to Jasper National Parks and Banff, covering around 232km. It has earned the recognition to be the most spectacular driving tours from national Geographic. It is also the reason that people keep coming to explore these glaciers, pristine lakes, valleys, and wildlife sightings.
Horseshoe Lake Denali National Park
Horseshoe Lake is in the shape of a horseshoe. It is a swimming hole within Jasper National Park. Prominent for its rugged high cliffs, popular for cliff diving, this lake is a brief 0.9-mi (1.5-km) off the Icefields Parkway.
The Columbia Icefield
It is actually the largest in the entire Rocky Mountain Regions of North America. It is on the Continental Divide between British Columbia and Alberta, as well as in both Banff and Jasper National Parks. It has six major glaciers within the Icefield, and to explore are daily tours and to walk on Athabasca Glacier. Also, viewing onto the Glacier Skywalk is beautiful as it descends 918ft (280m).
Peyto Lake may win the prize to be the most brightly, beautiful colored lake in the Canadian Rockies. Bill Peyto, earned its name after a trail guide and trapper in Banff. This lake is best viewed from bow Summit and sits in a valley, which is the highest point in the Icefields Parkway’s. Summer is ideal time to visit and see Peyto Lake in its brightest, with the light-
reflecting glacial rock flour flowing in from Peyto Glacier.
Canmore does not get enough attention as Banff, but is the same featuring incredible scenery. It is an ideal place located in Banff National Park, to enjoy the Canadian Rockies. There is the beautiful Three Sisters Mountain Range, surrounding the township. Canmore is an adventurer’s paradise, with its hiking trails, Nordic Centre, and access to such as Quarry Lake and Upper and Lower Kananaskis Lakes.
Yoho National Park
Yoho National Park, takes from a Cree word meaning name for obvious reasons. The highlights include Iceline Trail, Emerald Lake, the town of Field, Kicking Horse and Takakkaw Falls.
Maligne Lake is for various reasons, including three visible glaciers, surrounding Rocky peaks, summertime boat cruises, Spirit Island and the Skyline Trail.
Lake Louise is a popular lake and town in the Canadian Rockies. The glacier-fed part of Lake Louise appears beautiful. The Lake freezes and becomes home to a winter wonderland, it has the nearby Lake Louise Ski Resort. The lake, in summer, is a turquoise adventure and masterpiece playground for kayakers and hikers.