Kootenay National Park

Every fan of resting among the beautiful flora and fauna should at least once visit Kootenay National Park. It is situated in a picturesque part of Canada, in the south-eastern side of the British Columbia province, and it occupies 1406 km square. It is one of 41 National Parks located in Canada. Together they are created to protect a unique variety, which is creating this extraordinary landscape.

Kootenay National Park

This special place was established in 1920. It attracts hundreds of visitors annually, since it offers a number of attractions and enchanting nooks which stimulate even the most stubborn aesthetic sensitivity. Diversified area of Kootenay Park is one of the thing that delights its visitors. Height differences are impressive, as the lowest point, the entrance to the park, is situated at an altitude of 918 meters above sea level, while the highest, Deltaform mountains, are located on the significant height of 3424 meters. Highland landscape is predominant in Kootenay Park, with characteristic flora and wildlife. Archaeological research conducted in these areas showed that the Park, for thousands of years, was a place of seasonal hunting for primitive peoples. Riding Banff-Windermere highway, in the area of 94 kilometers visitors will have the opportunity to admire rivers and Sinclair Canyon pass, leading to Radium Hot Springs village.
Those who decide to stop will have a chance to see rich forests, blue waters, green jewel of the Olive lake situated in the Sinclair pass, iron-rich cliffs of Redwall Fault and white dolomite walls of Marble Canyon. The character of Kootenay Park is reflected in its ecosystem – full of interactions between native species and natural processes. Those who are in favor of recreation, surrounded by rocky mountains, certainly will not regret a trip to Kootenay National Park.

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