ells of the Canadian Park System with a visit to the cave, historical re enactments and walking trails. New facility.
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We had been up on the gondola and were discussing where to visit next when we saw the signs for the Cave and the Basin so decided to stop in. Wow...it was perfect. A delightful mix of interesting history combined with a nature trail. The...More
We stopped here after doing the marsh trail. The building itself is historic and very interesting. The information and history of the cave are fascinating, and the cave itself is amazing. This place is worth a visit.
I really enjoyed learning about the history of Canada's National Park System. There are a lot of interactive displays that are fun and interesting. The cave itself is not that interesting. It is small and most of the features were removed before it became a...More
We were driving by and decided to stop. We were pleasantly surprised how interesting and informative this place is. We spent over an hour there and so glad we stopped
A wonderful location to learn about the history of the national parks. Our family particularly enjoyed going into the cave as well as the boardwalk above the centre. Don't miss out on the special exhibit Enemy Aliens, Prisoners of War: Canada’s First World War Internment...More
We were delightfully surprised at how much there was to see at this site. If you got the 150 Years Free Parks Pass, there is no charge. This was the beginning of Canada's National Parks. The first thing you should do is walk through the...More
The history exhibits at Cave and Basin explain how the hot springs (the Cave and Basin) attracted tourists to the Banff area. The trails around the hot springs were well constructed, leading up the hill to a series of trickling springs and also a place...More
We visited here two days ago because it was rainy and cold out. The woman at the front desk was very helpful and knowledgeable about the history of the park. The museum is really interesting---lots of things to read and look at. We learned a...More