Palliser Pass
2088 m
6850 ft

Location
Province Park Map Latitude Longitude UTM Grid Ref
Alberta/BC
Banff
82J/11
50; 43; 30
115; 23; 10
139183
Headwaters N or E Headwaters S or W Adjacnt Mtn N or W Adjacnt Mtn S or E
Spray River
Palliser River
Mount Queen Elizabeth
Mount Williams

Naming
Named by Named for Other Names Year Named

Palliser, John (John Palliser was the leader of the Palliser Expedition which explored the prairies and southern Rockies from 1858 to 1860.)



Other Information


This remote pass forms the southern tip of Banff National Park. Although John Palliser was never at the pass, the river that honours him has its source there.


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