Banff National Park is located in the northern section of the Rocky Mountains. It is Canada's first National Park and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Banff has rich natural landscapes including alpine glaciers, forest meadows, lakes and rivers. The peaceful town of Banff, the crystal clear Lake Louise, the picturesque Icefields Avenue and the spectacular Columbia Icefield are not to be missed. Banff is one of the world's premier paradises for outdoor sports including hiking, climbing, fishing, boating, skiing, skating, caving and other fun and entertaining activities.