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Banff National Park


Banff National Park, oldest park in Canada, established in 1885, located on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in southwestern Alberta. The 2,564-sq-mi (6,640-sq-km) park is characterized by glaciers, deep valleys, and mountains. There are also dense forests, alpine meadows, and many animals, including bighorn sheep, bear, and deer.

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