Dinosaur Provincial Park, known for as the world’s most diverse local for fossils, has been listed as one of UNESCO’s First 100 IUGS (International Union of Geological Sciences) Geological Sites’ in the world.
Alberta provincial park designated as geological heritage site by UNESCO, international scientists; CBC
Six Canadian sites — one of which is in Alberta and one just outside — have been recognized internationally as places that contribute to understanding the Earth and its history. B.C.’s Burgess Shale and Alberta’s Dinosaur Provincial Park were designated as international geological heritage sites by UNESCO and the International Union of Geological Sciences. Both sites were also designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites more than 30 years ago and are among the first included in the list. “I think it confirms what you know, what we in Parks Canada have always been saying,” said Todd Keith with Parks Canada.
I spent 48 hours in Canada’s largest province. Here are 9 highlights from my trip that made me want to go back; Joey Hadden; Insider
The history, architecture, and food of Québec, Canada, are worth multiple visits, Insider’s reporter learned while in Montréal and Québec City.
Banff and its surroundings boast amazing vistas, snow-capped mountains, turquoise lakes — and even a merman.
I only had 24 hours in Canada’s oldest city, but my visit impressed me so much, I’m already planning a trip back; Joey Hadden; Insider
In Eastern Canada, Québec City has dramatic historic buildings like Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, and charming, quaint European streets.
Frosted alpine villages, buzzing multicultural cities and the famed Fall foliage make Canada one of the world’s favourite travel destinations.
Photographer Sam Horine was raised in the Northeastern U.S., making family trips up to Canada a breeze whenever they sought a change of scenery. But there was one place in particular that offered that “oceans away” feeling in just a few hours’ drive: Québec City.
Assiniboine Lodge: North America’s first backcountry ski lodge; Carol Patterson; Canadian Geographic
After a long day of hiking or skiing, sit back and relax during happy hour at 2,180 metres elevation…
UNESCO is wrapping up a second reactive monitoring mission to Wood Buffalo National Park to see if Canada’s largest national park should go on the list of World Heritage Sites in Danger.
The L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland is home to the remains of an 11th-century Viking settlement.
Experience the appeal of Europe without the jet lag.
Source: 72 Hours in Québec City
Canada’s ‘Wilderness City’ Has Gold Rush–era Saloons, National Park Adventures, and Spectacular Northern Lights Views; Kimberly Lyn; Travel and Leisure
Canada’s Yukon Territory will offer visitors everything from dog sledding, scenic flights, brewery hopping, and luxury accommodations.
Beyond Banff: 12 Other Amazing Places To Experience In The Canadian Rockies; Carol Colborn; Travel Awaits
Banff is one of the most incredible places in North America. The beauty doesn’t end there though; don’t miss out on these nearby attractions.
Hop in a car and get ready for the ultimate adventure through the Canadian Rockies. Consider these scenic routes around the Jasper National Park.
Parks Canada sites in western Newfoundland and southern Labrador officially kick off 2022 summer visitor season; Cision
The network of protected areas administered by Parks Canada is a gateway to nature, history, and 450 000 km² of memories from coast to coast to coast.
Alberta’s Writing-on-Stone preserving Blackfoot heritage despite continued vandalism; Eloise Therien; Globalnews
In 2019, after years of advocacy, Writing-on-Stone joined five other Alberta locations such as the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A world heritage site in Alberta filled with dino bones is a must-see wonder; Laine Mitchell; Daily Hive
Alberta is filled with so many incredible natural wonders, but a spot in the province truly transports you to a different time.