If you like to hike, ski or snowboard then you would really love Banff National Park. People come from all over the world to hike, ski and snowboard at the mountain resorts around Banff. It is like one giant playground. Banff also has Hot spring pools to swim in!
Founded in 1895, Banff National Park is Canada's oldest national park. The park was
originally created to protect the hot springs which had been discovered in 1883. The park is the most visited national park in Canada.
Elk, deer, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, moose, black and grizzly bears, and other large and small mammals, birds and fish, live in the park's diverse ecosystem.