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Photos from the turquoise glacial lakes and rugged peaks of the Rocky Mountains, to fields of rolling wheat under the prairie sky, Alberta is a photographer's dream as these pictures demonstrate. (There are 162 pictures in photo gallery Alberta Photos)

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Along Alberta's western border, the Rocky Mountains have some of the best scenery, wildlife viewing, photography opportunities and recreation in the country.

Million of tourists visit Banff and Jasper National Parks each year, to experience Lake Louise, the Banff Hot Springs, the Columbia Icefields and many other attractions.

Waterton National Park, at province's southern border where the Rockies are narrowest, has stunning lakes, mountains, and a delicate Aspen Parkland ecosystem.

Heading east, the Rockies give way to the foothills. Historic Fort McLeod is a former outpost of the North West Mounted Police. ... ...continue under photos...



Alberta Photos

Moraine Lake Banff

The Wenkchemna Peaks reflect in the blue waters of Moraine Lake in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Lake Moraine is a beautiful serene nature area in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada surrounded by rock ledges and steep embankments leading down to the lake. Also known as the Valley of the Ten Peaks, Moraine Lake is one of many scenic spots ...
Calgary City Skyline Sunset Alberta

One of the most attractive skylines in Canada is waiting for tourist in Calgary, Alberta, of course there is much more to see like the famous Calgary Stampede, the Tower and many other tourist attractions.

Calgary skyline of high-rise buildings, the Calgary Tower, and the Centre Street Bridge spanning the Bow River at sunset after light snowfall during early winter in the City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Waterton Lakes Park Alberta picture

The Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada is a peaceful wilderness surrounded by mountains.

Cameron Lake is one of the many nature lakes in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada amid the mountain ranges and lush green wilderness. Tranquility surrounds Cameron Lake with water like glass making reflections easily recognizable. Cameron ...
Prince Wales Hotel Waterton Lakes

A wonderful location for a hotel: The Prince of Wales Hotel in the Waterton Lakes National Park of Alberta, Canada.

The Prince of Wales Hotel ist situated in the Waterton Lakes National Park of Alberta, Canada.
Scenic Large Full Moon Winter Banff National Park

A very large winter moon rises behind the Fairholme Range of the canadian Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park, Alberta.

Full moon over the snow capped Fairholme Range at dusk during winter as viewed from 2nd Vermilion Lake near the town of Banff in Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain ...
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Winter Dusk

A very peaceful place in winter is the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise as seen here at dusk with beautiful Rocky Mountains in the background, Banff National Park.

Winter landscape at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise on the shores of Lake Louise with the Lake Louise Ski Area in the background at dusk, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian ...
Chuck Wagon Race Calgary Stampede

The Chuck Wagon Race is an exciting event to watch at the Calgary Stampede in Alberta, Canada.

Every year at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta the sport of the Chuck Wagon Race is watched by thousands. People love to watch the horses harnessed up to the chuck wagon as they race around the track amongst barrel obstacles without losin ...
Sleigh Ride Banff National Park

Tourists love to explore Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada on a sleigh ride that is pulled by horses.

Winter time in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada brings about many different types of outdoor activities for visitors to this area. A sleigh ride is one relaxing winter activity where horses pull you through the snow covered streets in Banff ...
Ice Climbing Blue Ice Banff National Park

A not so popular but adventurous winter activity in Banff and Jasper National Park is ice climbing, this climber and ice wall was photographed in Johnstone Canyon.

Ice climber on the Upper Falls of the Johnston Creek during winter, Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Prairie Road Alberta

A long stretch of road through the prairie landscape near Pincher Creek in Southern Alberta in Alberta, Canada.

As you drive this straight road known as Highway 3 through Southern Alberta, Canada you will see farmland on either side of the road for miles. The prairie countryside seems to extend forever but the sign lets you know you only have eighteen kilo ...
River Raft Hoodoos

Amongst the Hoodoos in Writing on Stone Provincial Park in Southern Alberta, a raft floats down the Milk River.

An easy way to get down the Milk River and view the Hoodoos in Writing on Stone Provincial Park in Southern Alberta, Canada is to relax on a raft. The Milk River flows between these fascinating rock formations and you can easily disembark your raft ...
Scenic Waterfall Waterton Lakes National Park

A hidden treasure along the Akamina Parkway in Waterton Lakes National Park of Alberta Canada is this pristine three tiered waterfall surrounded by fresh snow and ice, a picture taken after the first snowfall of winter.

Driving the Akamina Parkway in Waterton Lakes National Park, enroute to scenic Cameron Lake, is a pristine waterfall. On this particular day, the waterfall was surrounded by snow and ice after the first snowfall of winter. Snow and ice fringed waterfall ...
Cave And Basin Pool Sulphur Mountain Banff National Park

The Cave and Basin Historic Site at the base of Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada has become a popular tourist attraction, especially the reflection pool and its history.

In the town of Banff, Alberta, a historic site is located at the base of Sulphur Mountain known as the Cave and Basin. The reflection pool at the Cave and Basin was once fed from waters of a natural hot spring which offered many therapeutic quali ...
Scenic View Waterton Lakes National Park Alberta

A beautiful scenic view of mountains, water, and lush green countryside greet visitors to Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta, Canada.

A pullout along Highway 5 offers a stupendous view of scenic mountains and lakes fringed by lush green grass and trees in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta. Scenery from a pullout along Highway 5 beside Middle Waterton Lake in the Waterton ...
Blakiston Valley Waterton Lakes National Park Alberta

A tree lined creek skirts the tall mountains of Waterton Lakes National Park in Southern Alberta, Canada. Blakiston Valley is home to the Crandell Lake Trail a popular short trail in the Waterton Lakes National Park.

A view of the Blakiston Valley under a blue sky dotted by puffy white clouds in the Waterton Lakes National Park of Southern Alberta, Canada. Blakiston Creek running through the Blakiston Valley in Waterton Lakes National Park, Southern Alberta, ...
Snow Ice Formations Yoho National Park

Though many attractions are closed during the winter months in Yoho National Park, the Natural Bridge is open year round. During winter, snow and ice formations form on the Kicking Horse River making for an interesting sight and photography.

Irregular formations of snow and ice make a great subject for winter photography. Yoho National Park features an attraction called the Natural Bridge which is one of the only attractions open during the winter months. Snow and ice build up along ...
Vermilion Lake Moon Dusk Reflection

Situated near the town of Banff, 2nd Vermilion Lake is partially frozen during the winter months but still provides enough open space for a reflection of the wonderful winter scenery and full moon at dusk.

Snow covered Mount Rundle (2949 metres/9675 feet) and Tunnel Mountain (1692 metre/5551 feet) with reflections on a partially frozen 2nd Vermilion Lake with full moon over the snow capped Fairholme Range at dusk during winter near the town of Banff ...
Spring Big Horn Sheep Lamb Banff NP

A big horn sheep lamb frolicks in the spring warmth in Banff National Park along the Lake Minnewanka Loop Road. This lamb is only about 2-3 months old at the most, born in the spring when the snow begins to melt in the Rocky Mountains.

Bighorn sheep lamb, Ovis canadensis, along the Lake Minnewanka Loop Road, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Mistaya River Winter Tourist Banff National Park

A beautiful scene on the banks of the snowcovered Mistaya River during winter in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Mounta Sarbach towers above the forest in the background while a tourist takes in the scenery.

Woman with snowshoes looking at the snow covered winter landscape surrounding the Mistaya River with Mount Sarbach (3155 metres/10351 feet) in the background, Mistaya Canyon, Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada ...
Frozen Waterfall Johnston Canyon Banff NP

Deep winter takes hold in Banff National Park as ice forms in Johnston Canyon freezing the Upper Falls waterfall in time. Though the waterfall is frozen, Johnston Creek remains mostly free-flowing.

Ice formations at the base of the Upper Falls along the Johnston Creek during winter, Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World ...
Scenic Dolomite Peak Mountain Peaks Rocky Mountains Banff

The sun slowly sets and sends the last light towards the sharp mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Sunset on Dolomite Peak (2782 metres/9127 feet) seen from along the Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Wildlife Traffic Jam Banff National Park Alberta

A common sight along the roads of Banff National Park is a traffic jam caused by wildlife, Alberta, Canada.

Traffic jam along the Lake Minnewanka Loop road as visitors stop to look at Bighorn Sheep in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Pool Cave And Basin National Historic Site Banff

A great place for relaxation, after a day of hiking is the pool of the Cave and Basin National Historic Site near in Banff, Alberta.

Cave and Basin Pool, Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Sulphur Mountain, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Johnstone Creek Waterfall Tourist Attraction Winter

A easy to reach tourist attraction is the lower Johnstone Creek Waterfall near Banff, here shown in late winter.

Partially frozen Lower Falls of the Johnston Creek during winter surrounded by ice and snow formations, Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain ...
Railway Tracks Scenery Banff National Park

Railway tracks cutting through the canadian Rocky Mountains on a sunny winter day in Banff National Park, Alberta.

Winding railway tracks beside the snow and ice fringed Bow River during winter, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Red Snow Shoes Mistaya Canyon Cloudy Winter Day

Snow showing is a great winter activity in Banff National Park, this red pair of snow shoes sits in the snow beside Mistaya River, Alberta.

Snowshoes in snow on the banks of the Mistaya River during winter with Mount Sarbach (3155 metres/10351 feet) in the background, Mistaya Canyon, Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park ...
Sunlight Winter Forest Banff National Park

Always a beautiful sight is when sunlight comes through the thick trees of Banff National Park, Alberta.

Sunlight highlighting the trees in the forest along the trail to the Upper Falls of Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site ...
Hanging Crowfoot Glacier Sunset Clouds Winter

Another beautiful winter day comes to an end, colorful clouds above the hanging Crowfoot Glacier at sunset in Banff National Park, Alberta.

Crowfoot Glacier seen from along the Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sun Rays Cave And Basin Banff National Park Alberta

A prime tourist attraction near the town of Banff is the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Alberta, Canada.

Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Sulphur Mountain, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Landmark Saamis Teepee In Medicine Hat

In the city of Medicine Hat, is the world's largest teepee, the Saamis Teepee.

Saamis Teepee is the world's largest teepee. This teepee sit in Medicine Hat. The tall white poles has a red and blue zig zag border added. Emblems of Native American culture are attached between each pole of the teepee. Saamis Teepee, the world's ...
Elkwater Lake Pink Wildflowers Alberta Canada

During the spring and summer, the shores of Elkwater Lake in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park in Alberta, Canada, are adorned with pink wildflowers.

As the climate warms up in the town of Elkwater in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park in Alberta, Canada, the wildflowers come to life and blossom in an array of colors. These pink wildflowers decorate the landscape along the shores of Elkwater Lake ...
Mother Bighorn Sheep With Lamb Banff National Park Alberta

Near the shores of Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park, Alberta, a mother Bighorn Sheep stays alert of her surroundings while with her lamb.

In a grassy field in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, a mother Bighorn Sheep stays within a close range of her lamb. Until the lamb reaches about 4-6 months old, it will survive on its mother's milk but during these months, it will also le ...
Lake Minnewanka Scenery Canadian Rocky Mountains Banff

The sharp peaks of the Canadian Rocky Mountains tower above the beautiful scenery of Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

The beautiful green hues of Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada are the result of a glacial lake. The lake is 17 miles long with a depth of 466 feet, making it the longest lake found throughout the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Minnewanka ...
Cave And Basin National Historic Site Pool Banff Alberta

A beautiful blue colored pool, below the vent hole is located in the tunnel of Sulphur Mountain at the Cave and Basin National Historic Site in Banff, Alberta.

When you visit the Cave and Basin National Historic Site in Banff, Alberta, follow the tunnel and stairs through the rock walls of Sulphur Mountain to the cave where the interior pool is located along with the original vent hole. As you enter the ...
Cascade Mountain Scenery Banff National Park Alberta

Standing at Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, the scenery is spectacular as you look up towards the snow covered peaks of Cascade Mountain.

The scenery throughout Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada is spectacular, but this view of Cascade Mountain towering above the forests from Lake Minnewanka is breathtaking. The snow capped peaks of Cascade Mountain reach a height of 2,998 met ...
Banff National Park Alberta Bighorn Sheep With Tourists

Tourists to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, stop along the Lake Minnewanka Loop road to view the Bighorn Sheep.

The wildlife which resides in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, often causes a disturbance in the traffic passing through, especially during the spring and fall. Along the Lake Minnewanka Loop, cars stop to watch the Bighorn Sheep on the ro ...
Elkwater Lake Wildflowers Alberta Canada

Beautiful pink wildflowers blossom along the banks of Elkwater Lake in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park in Alberta, Canada.

The banks of Elkwater Lake in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park in Alberta, Canada come to life when the wildflowers begin to blossom across the landscape. Beautiful pink flowers open to their fullest as the sunlight shines down upon them during ...
Reesor Lake Viewpoint Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park Alberta

At a viewpoint, people can look out over the beautiful landscape of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park and Reesor Lake in Alberta, Canada.

While hiking throughout Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park in Alberta, Canada, there are some spectacular viewpoints where you can appreciate the scenery of the region and admire the layout of the land. From the Reesor Lake viewpoint, visitors overlook ...
Elkwater Lake Hiking Scenery Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

Hiking through Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park in Alberta, Canada, one will find the scenery of Elkwater Lake beautiful from Old Baldy viewpoint in the town of Elkwater.

From a viewpoint in the town of Elkwater in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park in Alberta, Canada, visitors can look out over the scenery of Elkwater Lake. Due to the fact that Elkwater is located in a provincial park, a small population of a little ...
Firerock Campground Camper Elkwater Lake Alberta

A camper has parked at one of the sites for at day or two at the Firerock Campground which is located along the shores of Elkwater Lake in Alberta, Canada.

In the wilderness of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park in Alberta, Canada, visitors will find serenity while camping at Firerock Campground. Tourists have pulled their camper into a site located in a wide open field which looks out over Elkwater ...
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... Nearby is Head-Smashed-in-Buffalo-Jump, a Unesco World Heritage Site which honours the traditions of the native Blackfoot people, and their close relationship with buffalo and the land.

Calgary, in southern Alberta, is the province's largest urban centre. The Calgary Stampede celebrates ranching and the Wild West Canadian-style. Apart from ranching, agriculture is significant in Alberta, with major crops of wheat and canola.

In the arid badlands of south-eastern Alberta, The Royal Tyrell Museum of Palaeontology, near Drumheller, showcases the remains of many dinosaurs that have been discovered in the area.

At the center of Alberta is the capital city of Edmonton, famous for the gargantuan West Edmonton Mall. Elk Island National Park, close to Edmonton, is a haven for wildlife including bison, moose, elk, and many birds. Northern Alberta has vast expanses of boreal forest. It is also the site of the massive oil sands, which are the driving force behind Alberta's burgeoning economy.

Alberta is a destination for photographers, and its diverse geography, with abundant lakes, rivers, mountains, prairies and forests, coupled with the culture and history of its people, are captured in these photos.


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