Hamber Provincial Park

provincial park in the Regional District of Columbia-Shuswap, British Columbia, Canada

Hamber Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia. It is next to Jasper National Park and the border with Alberta. It has an area of about 240 square kilometres (93 sq mi). It is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site. The Trans-Canada Highway was built a different way to make sure it didn't go through the park.[1]

Hamber Provincial Park
Fortress Lake and Chisel Peak
Map showing the location of Hamber Provincial Park
Map showing the location of Hamber Provincial Park
Location of Hamber Provincial Park in British Columbia
LocationBritish Columbia/Alberta, Canada
Nearest cityMica Creek and Jasper
Coordinates52°22′05″N 117°51′59″W / 52.36806°N 117.86639°W / 52.36806; -117.86639Coordinates: 52°22′05″N 117°51′59″W / 52.36806°N 117.86639°W / 52.36806; -117.86639
Area240 km²
EstablishedSeptember 16, 1941
Governing bodyBC Parks
World Heritage site304

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Fortress Lake in Hamber Provincial Park

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  1. "World Heritage Committee: Fourteenth Session". UNESCO. 1990. Retrieved 24 June 2012.