Banff National Park (6641 km2)was the first national park in Canada having been gazetted in 1885
Mt. Forbes is the highest mountain entirely located in Banff National Park, at 3612m (11, 850 feet). At 3618m, Mt. Assiniboineis slightly higher than Mt. Forbes and stands in Banff National Park, Kootenay National Park and Mt. Assiniboine Provincial Park.
4 million people visit Banff National Park each year. with the peak season - July and August
Banff (Pop 8,300) is the highest town in Canada at 4,537 feet .
Lake Louise village is the highest community at 5,033 feet.
Three ski resorts are located in Banff National Park with 200 kilometres of trails spread over 7,748 acres. They are Banff Mount Norquay, Sunshine Village and the Lake Louise Mountain Resort.
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