By Sakthi P
Fall is definitely the most colorful and visually splendiferous time of the year. There are many places across the world that provide an optical blessing off the landscape during the fall season. That is of course if the geographic location actually experiences this natural seasonal phenomenon that is formally called autumn.
Canada offers a wealth of shimmering nature settings, which look absolutely gorgeous around fall. In Ontario, you have the super dazzling Algonquin Provincial Park where the maple trees turn so colorful during the fall months and offer some of the best scenery in the world. Similarly, Alberta offers plenty of beautiful foliage to see during the fall months for nationalists and tourists alike. On the following countdown, we’re going to list the top 10 places in Alberta to see the best fall foliage on the planet. Enjoy!
Maligne Lake, Jasper
Known for its colour, Maligne Lake is one of the most serene places to relax in all of Alberta. The view from Spirit Island is nothing short of gorgeous. The fall foliage of the surrounding area is also worthy of taking a ton pictures of. One picture of this place is probably worth more than a thousand words.
Jasper National Park
Number five on the countdown is Jasper National Park. The natural kaleidoscope of colour visible here during the fall months is like nothing else in the world. According various media outlets, over 2 million people visited Jasper National Park in 2012 alone.
Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
Peter Lougheed Provincial Park is another one of Alberta’s most popular places to go. The view of the mountains and beautiful shrubbery offers the best sights for true enthusiasts of nature. The wildlife here accommodates the scenery tremendously.
Located in Alberta’s Rockies, Kananaskis Villiage is home to the Kananaskis County Golf Course. This is a resort region with an assortment of lofty hotels. Fall foliage is a thing of beauty to see here at the right time of the year. Kananaskis Villiage is an excellent spot for tourism.
Lake Louise is located inside Banff National Park. During autumn, the variety of colours here is on full display. The view of the mountains you see when you enter this place is truly captivating.
Banff National Park
Banff National Park of Alberta is the oldest national park in all of Canada. The historical significance of this place is unparalleled. Banff National Park is also one of the most beautiful places to see in the world during Alberta’s fall months.
Nellie Breen Park, Calgary
Located in the Inglewood community of Calgary, Alberta, Nellie Breen Park offers some bar none fun for kids and adults of all ages who are kids at heart. The park offers inviting amenities, such as baseball diamonds, a full tennis court, and washrooms. Nellie Breen Park also looks particularly colourful during autumn.
Confederation Park, Calgary
Home to one of the most popular golf courses in all of Alberta, Confederation Park offers a wealth of entertainment to help one enjoy themselves. It is also home to some of the most intriguing sceneries of nature. Water Birch shrubs and Balsam Polar trees offer an array of colour in the fall season.
Head Smashed In-Buffalo Jump
This swath of land is a historically significant environment of epic proportion. There is evidence of civilization by aboriginal people who existed 6,000 years ago inside the Head Smashed In-Buffalo Jump. The shrubbery of the landscape is also a sight for sore eyes during the fall months.
Memorial Drive in Calgary
The city of Calgary, Alberta is home to many legendary landmarks, which are steeped in Canada’s history. One of them is Memorial Drive. Located close to the Bow River, Memorial Drive offers a wealth of scenery that looks even more awesome in the fall
By Sakthi P
Sakthi is an avid traveler and outdoor enthusiast. He enjoys writing about his travel stories and experiences