conquered

our home and native land turns 150 in 2017 – happy birthday, canada! #canada150

to celebrate, my goal – alongside Erin – is to visit as many national parks (5) and heritage sites(19) in alberta as i can.

encouragement is welcome, and often needed. group participation steals my heart.

have a place i need to visit? or a product i just have to bring with me? call me.

national parks

  • banff national park: UNESCO World Heritage Site and Canada’s first National Park of Canada (1885). 
  • elk island national park: Alberta plains oasis for rare and endangered species. 
  • jasper national park: UNESCO World Heritage Site and glacial jewel of the Rockies. 
  • waterton lakes national park: International Peace Park; where the Rocky Mountains meet the prairie. 
  • wood buffalo national park: UNESCO World Heritage Site larger than Switzerland. 
heritage sites
  • brooks aqueduct
  • father lacombe chapel
  • fort george and buckingham house
  • frank slide interpretive centre
  • head-smashed-in buffalo jump
  • historic dunvegan
  • leitch collieries
  • lougheed house
  • oil sands discovery centre
  • remington carriage museum
  • reynolds-alberta museum
  • royal alberta museum
  • royal tyrrell museum
  • royal tyrrell museum field station
  • rutherford house
  • stephansson house
  • turner valley gas plant
  • ukrainian cultural heritage village
  • victoria settlement