Close Encounters of the Fur Kind

An abundance of wildlife (587 species of mammals, birds and fish) in Alberta’s extensive parks and natural areas makes the province a prime spot for wildlife viewing.  
A herd of 12-15 bison are being reintroduced to Banff National Park early in 2017. As a keystone species, their re-establishment will have an immediate positive impact on the park, but there are other places in Alberta to see bison right now.