Feel the salt of the earth

Feel the salt of the earth

Feel the salt of the earth

Sure, Wood Buffalo National Park, near Fort Smith, has plenty of buffalo. But there’s a lot more to it. One of the most intriguing attractions, just off Highway 5, is the famous Salt Plains, where visitors can trek across a vast sparkling-white field, formed by saline water burbling from deep in the Earth. The crystalline landscape supports unique species of salt-tolerant plants, and attracts animals that use the area as a salt-lick.

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