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Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
Canadian Rocky Moutain parks map.svg
Map of the Canadian Rocky Mountain parks
Location Canada
Governing body Parks Canada and BC Parks
Type Natural
Criteria vii, viii
Designated 1984 (8th session)
Reference no. 304
State Party Canada
Region Europe and North America

Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Canadian Rockies. There are seven parks in the site, including four national parks:

and three British Columbia provincial parks:

They became a World Heritage Site in 1984. The Burgess Shale site is also part of it, which was a World Heritage site on its own between 1980 and 1984.


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