Mesmerizing Time-Lapse of Canada’s First National Park

Experience rushing waterfalls, snowcapped mountains, and starry skies in this time-lapse journey through Canada's Banff National Park. Filmmaker Joel Schat captures the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains with a kaleidoscopic backdrop of brilliant sky and rolling clouds. This video was originally published by Roadtrippers, a multimedia platform inspiring adventurers to plan road trips to destinations like Banff National Park.

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