Provinces and Territories >> Western Canada


What to Do & Where to Go

Alberta is a province in Western Canada. Its landscape encompasses mountains, prairies, desert badlands and vast coniferous forests. It has more than 600 lakes, and rich mineral deposits. 

In the west, the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks have glaciers in the Columbia Icefields. 

The Waterton Glacier International Peace Park is a biosphere reserve that straddles the southern border with the USA.

Alberta Canada Flag

Major Cities in Alberta

Calgary Alberta


Calgary, a cosmopolitan Alberta city with numerous skyscrapers, owes its rapid growth to its status as the centre of Canada’s oil industry.

Edmonton Alberta


Edmonton is a vibrant urban centre in the heart of the wilderness, the largest northernmost metropolis, and the capital of Alberta, Canada.

Alberta's Regions

Alberta is home to North America’s largest mountain range. It’s where dinosaurs once roamed and where dense forests make way to open prairies.

You can swim in jewel-coloured lakes, walk across glaciers and climb frozen waterfalls. If you have a Wild Side, you’ll feel right at home wherever you go.

Canadian Badlands Alberta Canada

Canadian Badlands

Canadian Rockies Alberta Canada

Canadian Rockies

Central Prairies Alberta Canada

Central Prairies

Foothills Alberta Canada


Lethbridge Historic Plains Alberta Canada

Historic Plains

Athabasca Lakelands Alberta Canada


Grande Prairie Northern Rockies Alberta Canada

Northern Rockies

Red Rock Canyon Waterton Southern Rockies Alberta Canada

Southern Rockies

Abraham Lake West Country Alberta Canada

West Country

Peace River Wildlands Alberta Canada


Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Alberta Canada

Wood Buffalo

National Parks in Alberta

Banff National Park Alberta Canada


Canadian Rockies

Elk Island National Park Alberta Canada

Elk Island


Jasper National Park Alberta Canada


Canadian Rockies

Waterton Lakes National Park Alberta Canada

Waterton Lakes

Southern Rockies

Wood Buffalo National Park Alberta Canada

Wood Buffalo

Wood Buffalo

Provincial Parks in Alberta

Bow Valley Provincial Park Alberta

Bow Valley

Canadian Rockies

Canmore Nordic Centre Alberta

Canmore Nordic Centre

Canadian Rockies

Castle Provincial Park Alberta


Southern Rockies

Cypress Hills Provincial Park Alberta

Cypress Hills

Historic Plains

Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta


Canadian Badlands

Midland Provincial Park Alberta


Canadian Badlands

Peter Lougheed Provincial Park Alberta

Peter Lougheed

Canadian Rockies

Ram Falls Provincial Park Alberta

Ram Falls

West Country

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Alberta has the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada

Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Alberta Canada

Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks

Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta Canada

Provincial Park

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Alberta Canada

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

wood buffalo alberta Alberta National Park

Wood Buffalo
National Park

Glacier and Waterton Lake International Peace Park Alberta Canada

Intl. Peace Park

Writing-on-Stone is Áísínai´pi Alberta Canada

Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai´pi

Ski Resorts

Where is Located the Province of Alberta

Official Tourism Sites

Welcome to Alberta, where the bold, the adventurous and the free-spirited come to play.

Lace up your snowshoes, skis or snowboard and set out to conquer this outdoor paradise. The Canadian Rockies offer a unique mountain experience that’s sure to blow your mind!

Alberta is home to North America’s largest mountain range. It’s where dinosaurs once roamed and where dense forests make way to open prairies.