Kootenay National Park

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Kootenay National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Kootenay National Park Kootenay River.JPG
Vermilion River
Map showing the location of Kootenay National Park
Map showing the location of Kootenay National Park
Location of Kootenay National Park
LocationBritish Columbia, Canada
Coordinates50°52′59″N 116°02′57″W / 50.88306°N 116.04917°W / 50.88306; -116.04917Coordinates: 50°52′59″N 116°02′57″W / 50.88306°N 116.04917°W / 50.88306; -116.04917
Area1,406 km2 (543 sq mi)
Established1920
Governing bodyParks Canada
World Heritage site304
WebsiteOfficial website

Kootenay National Park is a national park in southeastern British Columbia. The park has an area of 1,406 km2 (543 sq mi) in the Canadian Rockies. Some of the Kootenay River and all of the Vermilion River are in the park. The park is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site.[1]

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  1. "Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks". UNESCO. Retrieved 16 August 2020.