Explore – Parks Canada

National parks are established to protect natural landscapes and phenomena that occur across Canada, as identified in the National Parks System Plan. National parks are located in every province and territory, and feature a variety of terrain – from mountains and plains, to boreal forests and tundra, to lakes and glaciers, and beyond. National parks protect the habitats, wildlife, and ecosystem diversity representative of these natural regions. They also contain heritage sites that represent Canada’s shared Indigenous and colonial history.

Information Bureau, Waterton Lakes National Park

Information Bureau, Waterton Lakes National Park

The Information Bureau was constructed in 1958 with distinctive stonework on the exterior; the stonework included a false chimney/buttress that was the main entrance to the building [1]. This small (56 m²) single storey structure was built into the hillsi…

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Deer Lodge Cabin

Deer Lodge Cabin

The Deer Lodge Warden Cabin was built in 1904 by Reuben Gable, who was among the first game wardens in what was then known as the Yoho Park Reserve (now Yoho National Park). Its purpose was to house game wardens while patrolling the backcountry.

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