It’s almost impossible to make Alberta’s mountains look less than incredible, but if you’re a budding shutterbug interested in the best landscapes the province has to offer, check out these 10 locations.
Photo: Francis Parker
Forestry Trunk Road
A gravel road that runs parallel to the Rocky Mountains, the Forestry Trunk Road is a great spot to indulge in mountain photography. This photograph, taken by Francis Parker of Deloraine, Man., also takes advantage of the smoky air to create a haze effect.
Photo: Rena Nixon
Located in the eastern part of Banff National Park, Lake Minnewanka is a staggering 21 kilometres long and 142 metres deep. The indigenous Nakoda peoples of Canada referred to Lake Minnewanka as “Lake of the Spirits,” while early Europeans called it “Devil’s Lake.”
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Photo: Mike Lane
Lying on an elevated plateau, the Columbia Icefield is the largest of its kind in the Canadian Rockies—nearly three-quarters of the park’s highest peaks are located in the area.
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