September is the height of fall in Banff National Park. The world's third-oldest national park is at its least crowded and arguably its most picturesque in September and early October, but the cool winter temperatures come quickly, and waiting too long to plan a visit can mean you're too late. The following are five reasons why you shouldn't hesitate to visit Banff National Park this fall.
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