The voting on the seven natural wonders of Canada is under way. Canada is one of the countries where visitors can experience the Aurora Lights which are one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. Now, it is time to identify the 7 natural wonders of Canada. These 7 will be a complement to the Aurora Lights and serve as ambassadors to the wonders of nature available to be experienced in this country.
What are the Seven Natural Wonders of the Canada?
The voting is under way. Now, you can share your opinion and help determine the 7 Natural Wonders of the Canada. Voting is free and only takes a few minutes. Vote Now.
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3. Please record up to 7 votes ranking for #1 (best) down to #7 (you can vote for as few as 1, but no more than 7)
Notable Natural Wonders of Canada
Here are a list of natural wonders found within the various provinces of Canada. These are only suggestions and you are free to vote for any natural wonder you believe is more deserving.
Niagara Falls – Largest waterfall in Canada based on volume of water. During the peak flow, Niagara has six million cubic feet of water flowing over the crest every minute. The average flow is four million cubic feet every minute. Niagara Falls is located on the border between twin cities: Niagara Falls, Ontario and Niagara Falls, New York. The highest drop occurs at Horseshoe Falls reaching a height of 173 feet.
Moraine Lake (Alberta) – The Moraine Lake area is also referred to as the Valley of the Ten Peaks. It is a beautiful glacier fed lake that is surrounded by 10 different peaks. The lake itself is small accounting for .19 square miles (.5 sq km), but the reflecting 10 peaks into the tranquil lake makes for one of the most picturesque scenes in all of Canada. The lake is part of the Banff National Park system and near the town of Lake Louise.
Bay of Fundy (New Brunswick & Nova Scotia) – The Bay of Fundy is located on the Atlantic side of Canada laying between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The Bay of Fundy is unique and is recognized has having the greatest tidal range in the world. Ungava Bay in Quebec and Severn Esturary in the United Kingdom are two bays that have rivaling tidal ranges. The tidal range in the Bay of Fundy is 55.8 feet (17 m) which is slightly greater than Ungava Bay.
Yoho National Park ( British Columbia) – Yoho National Park is located in British Columbia as part of the Canadian Rocky Mountains range. The park encompasses 507 square miles (1,313 sq km). Yoho works collectively with Kootenay NP, Jasper NP and Banff National Park to protect the magnificent Rocky Mountain area. The park features spectacular lakes and mountains with the tallest peaking out just over 11,000 feet.
Dinosaur Provincial Park (Alberta) – Dinosaur Provincial Park is about 30 miles (48 km) outside of Calgary located in the valley of the Red Deer River. The Dinosaur Provincial Park is recognized for being one of the most prolific sources for dinosaur fossils in the world. The park has delivered forty different dinosaur species with over 500 individual dinosaur remains being excavated and exhibited around the world. Around 500 species of life are found in the area.
Jasper National Park (Alberta) – Jasper National Park encompasses 4,200 square miles (10,878 sq km) making it the largest national park protecting the Canadian Rockies. Jasper National Park features waterfalls, lakes, hot springs, ice fields, mountains and an abundance of wildlife which includes: grizzly bear, bighorn sheep, moose, elk, caribou, black bear, wolf, mountain lion and many others.
Della Falls (British Columbia) – Della Falls is in Strathcona Provincial Park of British Columbia. Della Falls has a vertical drop of 1,443 feet (440 m) which makes it the waterfall with the highest vertical drop. There are some waterfalls in Canada that are taller, but the drop is not vertical which is what leads most to argue that Della Falls is the highest waterfall in the country. The best way to experience the falls is by helicopter ride and if not it means accessing it by boat.
Resources for Canada and North America
Organizations, tour companies, professional and government agencies and others sites for conservation, travel, wildlife, among others are located on the North America Resources page of the Seven Natural Wonders site. Resources for Canada travel services will be found here too. You will find access to UNESCO and other professional resources along with leading tour guides, travel programs, and more.