It is fall in Alberta, which means some of our natural and gorgeous scenery is about to transition into warm and cozy hues of gold, red, purple, or orange. This season can be one of the best to view our Alberta waterfalls as the blue or glacial waters create a stunning contrast to the changing leaves.
From mid-September to early October every year, you can find the green of these particular larches turning a beautiful golden yellow, giving them their name. These deciduous conifers can be found in the alpine areas of the province and are well worth the effort to get to see them.
Banff National Park is a wonderfully beautiful place to spend time in the fall. With fewer visitors than in the summer months, it may be easier to find accommodations and you will easily enjoy the activities and sites without being rushed or crowded. Fall in the mountains brings crisp weather, so come prepared for a variety of temperatures, including the possible below zero at nighttime!