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In Pictures: They come for the larch trees

The alpine larch turns Banff National Park into a tourist hotspot during autumn months – and it's easy to see why. Thanks to readers who submitted their photos.

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Larch Valley trail, Banff National Park, Alta.

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Larch Valley, near Banff Alta.

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Larch Valley trail, Banff National Park, Alta.

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Alpine larch needles near Moraine Lake in Banff National Park.

Julie Champagne/Parks Canada

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The view approaching Hidden Lake in Lake Louise, Alta.

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Larch Valley trail, Banff National Park, Alta.

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A view in Mt. Assiniboine Provincial Park, courtesy of reader Kathy Davis.

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Mt Arethusa Cirque at the Highwood Pass in Kananaskis, Alta., courtesy of reader James Cran.

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