5 Must Visit Spots in Alberta with Forestry For The Future

Published on
October 13, 2022

Scott Bakken
Entrepreneur & Photographer
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Scott Bakken

As a Canadian, I am proud to call Canada my home. I am especially  proud of my home province of Alberta, home of the Rocky Mountains. This stunning and majestic landscape is made up of incredible forest, lakes and mountains to enjoy.

Together with Forestry for The Future I am happy to share 5 of most favourite places as a must visit in Alberta. It is amazing to think Canada has retained over 90% of its original forest cover. The tall trees and dense forest brings to live these incredible landscapes. 

You can read more about Forestry For The Future and all the initiate here. For now, check out my top 5 spots to add to your list.


Spirit Island, Jasper.


Not only is this home to one of the most iconic landscapes, Lake Louise has some great day hikes at its doorstep. Hike to the tea house and little beehive for stunning views of Lake Louise from above. 


For about 3 weeks of the year, the larches turn vibrant yellow in LarchValley, a 1.5 hour hike up. This draws crowds from all over the world to see their beauty. Of course, you will not be disappointed with the view from the bottom. It is spectacular 


Located along the Icefield Parkway, Bow Lake provides great views and hikes. 


Discover Spirit Island at Malign Lake in Jasper. It is only accessible by boat operated by Pursuit or a 4 hour canoe. This is probably one of the most beautiful places in the whole world. 


Along highway 11 of the Icefield Parkway you will discover Abraham Lake.It is most famous for its ice bubbles in winter but is a great camping spot for summer. 


Canada has retained over 90% of its original forest cover.

Forestry contributes to all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable DevelopmentGoals. Canada harvests less than 0.5% of our forests annually while regenerating every single tree, planting 400 to 600 million seedlings every year.

Canadian foresters operating on public land (where 90% of Canada’s forests are located) submit a comprehensive 150-to-200-year sustainable forest management plan for approval by provincial governments before a single tree is harvested. 

Learn more about Forestry For The Future and how we together can ensure the beauty of these places for years to come.

Moraine Lake, Banff Alberta.


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