Banff National Park is an amazing place. More than the trees, mountains and fresh, clear water, it is the home to abundant wildlife – bears, moose, elk and other critters – that inspire people’s imaginations and attract the park’s many visitors.
One of the major attractions of Banff National Park is the chance to see the incredible wildlife which call Banff their home. While a bear sighting is on the top of most people’s wishlist, there’s also opportunities to see such creatures Elk, Marmots and Bighorn sheep among others.
Located in the heart of Canada’s first national park, the town of Banff has a unique relationship with its surrounding environment. Coexisting with nature and wildlife are ideas that are ingrained into every resident, but such initiatives would not be possible without the cooperation with millions of people who come to visit each year. To show you how best to help, here are our top tips for respecting this incredible location.