Wander around these interpretive trails exploring a cave tunnel, mineral springs and hands-on displays of the area's ... More
Cave and Basin National Historic Site
Wander around these interpretive trails exploring a cave tunnel, mineral springs and hands-on displays of the area's history and wildlife. Specially designated as the birthplace of Canada's extensive parks system, this area was opened to visitors in 1885. The trails and pools showcase warm water fish, unique plants, interesting birds and other indigenous nature. The site is located one mile west of downtown Banff.
Reviews for Cave and Basin National Historic Site: 1
Sulphur, Sulphur and more Sulphur
By A Yahoo Contributor, 7/7/05
I liked the reflecting pool but the sulphur pool was stinky. The walk around that place was amazing and I'm sure all the Japanese and Chinese people like it too. It is the place to go if your crazy about history!!!!
The idea behind building this fort to in 1861 was to fend off attacks by the Confederacy. It proved to
be a non issue, though. This place went on to achieve cinema immortality as the spot from which Kim ...
The best preserved 19th century frontier forts and \"Buffalo Soldier\" forts in the west are located at this historic site
that also features an array of historical and interpretive displays, a museum, a book shop, and several fully restored ...