Banff, Alberta, Canada: $2 Million Outhouse

Banff National Park's lavish "biffy" is an unusual tourist attraction, not just for its funky EcoArt and green technology, but because it will take 576 years to pay itself off.
Address:
Lake Minnewanka Scenic Drive, Banff, AB, Canada
Directions:
Canada Hwy 1 to Banff National Park. Exit north onto Banff Ave. and then follow the signs to Lake Minnewanka.
Phone:
403-762-1550
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Banff, Alberta - Canada Outhouse Costs $2 Million
$2 Million Outhouse: Since its unveiling in September 2008, a multi-million state-of-the-art outhouse in Alberta's Banff National Park has become both a tourist attraction and a source of heated debate in the usually Frozen North. [09/20/2008] Complete Story...

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The $2 Million Outhouse is near the boat launch. Also, it's solar powered.

[tom, 05/31/2019]

Solar power in Alberta? That'll practically pay for itself.

$2 Million Outhouse

Very impressive and very CLOSED in winter. For that much money wouldn't you expect it to be open year round??

[Chip Astrup, 02/15/2014]

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