Kootenay National Park is nestled in the Rocky Mountains in southeastern British Columbia. It was created just over 100 years ago to establish a new highway across the Rockies between Banff National Park and Windermere, British Columbia. Kootenay offers sweeping views of the mountains, contains hot springs and has an abundance of wildlife. It also shows many reminders from all the past forest fires over the years.
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Mount Revelstoke National Park
Mount Revelstoke National Park is situated next to the city of Revelstoke in British Columbia. It is a relatively small national park, but it offers a variety of hiking trails and overlooks, most of which are located along the Meadows in the Sky Parkway, a 26km scenic drive to the top of the mountain.
Glacier National Park (Canada)
There are actually two Glacier National Parks in North America. One is located in Montana and the other in British Columbia. The Glacier National Park in Canada is situated in the Columbia Mountains and contains steep peaks, mossy old growth forests, and many glaciers. It is also known for its deep snow and avalanches, so the snow-free season for hiking and camping is typically short.
Yoho National Park
Yoho National Park is located within the Rocky Mountains in southeastern British Columbia along the Continental Divide. It was the second national park to be established in Canada based on its beautiful landscape. It boasts of having some of the tallest peaks in the Canadian Rockies, features a few turquoise coloured lakes and rivers, and contains a variety of scenic viewpoints and hiking trails.
Hiking in Banff National Park
Banff National Park is the first national park that was established in Canada. It is nestled within the Rocky Mountains in southwestern Alberta and provides endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. The scenery speaks for itself.
Length of stay: 1 dayVisited: June 2022 Icefields Parkway is one of the most scenic highways. Ever. It is 233 kilometres in length and connects Jasper National Park with Lake Louise in Banff National Park. The road winds through the rugged mountains, runs parallel to the Continental Divide and provides sweeping views of glaciers, valleys, … Continue reading Icefields Parkway
Jasper National Park
Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. It is best known for its vast wilderness, majestic mountains, turquoise lakes and abundant wildlife. It offers many outstanding opportunities to hike, camp and just enjoy the beautiful outdoors.