Canada - Alberta (PDF Chapter)
This is the Alberta chapter from Lonely Planet’s Canada guidebook.
Alberta does lakes and mountains like Rome does cathedrals and chapels, but without the penance. Head west to Jasper and Banff, two of the world’s oldest national parks; despite their wild and rugged terrain, they remain untrammeled and easily accessible.
- explore the Jurassic remnants of Drumheller at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
- soak in Miette Hot Springs beaneath the mountain peaks of Jasper National Park
- step back in time to experience new immigrant life at the turn of the century at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Edmonton & Around, West of Edmonton, Calgary, Banff & Jasper National Parks, Kananaskis Country, Canmore, Icefields Parkway, Banff Town, Lake Louise, Jasper Town & Around, Southern Alberta, Drumheller & Around, 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.
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