It is the main mountain range in western North America, stretching more than 4,800 kilometers from Western Canada in western Canada across the western United States to New Mexico in the southwestern United States.
The highest peak of this mountain range is Mount Elbert, located in Colorado, with a height of 4401 meters.
Mount Robson is the highest peak in Canada with a height of 3,954 meters.
The Rocky Mountains were first produced between the ages of 80 million and 55 million years ago during the Laramie orogeny. There are many places in the Rocky Mountains today that are national park reserves and woodlands. They are also popular tourist attractions for recreational activities like camping, hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding. .
Jasper National Park
It is the largest famous mountain national park in the Canadian Rockies. Located in the northernmost part of the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, to the north of Banff National Park and to the west of Edmonton. The scenery is beautiful, the environment is beautiful, and there are many kinds of wild animals and plants growing. Covers an area of 10,878 square kilometers. A variety of wild animals such as the North American Red Deer (English Elk), the deer, the goat, the moose, the bighorn sheep, the Asian black bear, the American black bear, the beaver, the Rocky Mountain pika, the groundhog and the reindeer are numerous. Inside the Jasper National Park, there are Peiteng Lake, Bow Lake, Wu Yao Lake, Patricia Lake, Pyramid Mountain, Maligne Lake and Maligne Canyon. The scenery is very beautiful. There are also Columbia Icefields, warm springs, lakes, and waterfalls. Of course there are beautiful mountains and rivers.
Yoho National Park
Located in the Canadian Rockies, along the western slopes of the North American continental divide. It is located in the eastern part of British Columbia, to the Kootenay National Park to the south and to Banff National Park to the east. Covering an area of 1,313 square kilometers, Yoho National Park is the smallest of the four Canadian National Parks nearby. Yoho National Park forms the world with Jasper National Park, Kootenay National Park, Banff National Park, and three British Columbia Provincial National Parks - Assiniboine Park, Robertson Mountain Park and Humber Park Heritage - a group of Canadian Rocky Mountains Natural Parks.
Banff National Park
Built in 1885, it is Canada's oldest national park. It is located in the northern section of the Rocky Mountains. The park covers a total area of 6,641 square kilometers and is spread over glaciers, ice fields, pine forests and mountains. The Icefield Highway starts at Lake Louise and continues to connect to Jasper National Park in the north. To the west is the Yoho National Park and to the south is the Kootena National Park. The main commercial area in the park is Banff Town in the Bow River Valley. As part of the Canadian Rockies Natural Parks Group, it is listed on the World Heritage List alongside other Canadian Rocky Mountain National Parks.
It is an ice sheet in the Canadian Rockies that spans the watershed of the North American continent. Part of the ice sheet is located at the northwest corner of Banff National Park and at the southern end of Jasper National Park. It has an area of about 325 square kilometers and a thickness of 100 to 365 meters. The annual snowfall is about 7 meters. The Athabasca Glacier can be seen from the Icefield Highway, and since 1844, the Athabasca Glacier has clearly disappeared. In the summer, visitors can take a bus to see the glacier. The Athabasca River, the North Saskatchewan River, and the Columbia River all originate from the Columbia Icefield. Here is the highest hydrological point in North America. Water flows north into the Arctic Ocean, flows eastward into the Atlantic Ocean, and flows south to the west into the Pacific Ocean.