Canada Travel Guide - Alberta
Cave and Basin National Historic Site of Canada, New
Cave and Basin thermal hot springs they set in motion a series of events that led to the creation of Canada’s national park system.back to previous page
The Cave and Basin National Historic Site of Canada commemorates the birthplace of Canada's National Park system, which began here in 1885. The growth and development of Canada's national parks are celebrated in interactive displays and exhibits. Naturally occurring, warm mineral springs can be found inside the cave, and outside in an emerald coloured basin.