British Columbia & Canadian Rockies - Alberta (Chapter)
This is the Alberta chapter from Lonely Planet's British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies guidebook.
In Alberta, landlocked in central Canada's spectacular hinterland, the Wild West sidles up to the Middle East and blue-eyed sheiks in Stetsons break bread with eco-conscious snowboarders in secondhand Gortex.
- explore the Jurassic remnants of Drumheller and call into the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
- get up early and make fresh tracks on a rugged cross-country skiing trail in chilly, wintry Jasper National Park
- take in a festival and unlock the bohemian bonhomie of historic Old Strathcona in provincial capital, Edmonton
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Edmonton & around, Calgary, Banff & Jasper National Parks, Kananaskis Country, Canmore, Icefields Parkway, Banff Town, Lake Louise, Jasper Town & around, Southern Alberta, Drumheller, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Lethbridge, Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, Waterton Lakes National Park, Crowsnest Pass, Northern Alberta, Peace River & around, Mackenzie Highway, Lake District and Wood Buffalo National Park.
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