Category Archives: Canada

Kootenay National Park

One of the lesser-known parks in the Canadian Rockies, Kootenay National Park is the home of one of the most enticing visitor amenities in the region. Radium Hot Springs’ large pool allows hundreds of bathers to soak in soothing, warm, … Continue reading

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Auyuittuq National Park

Preserving a spectacular section of Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada’s Inuit territory, Auyuittuq National Park is a remote, windswept, scenic and unpeopled preserve to which a visit is a lifetime adventure for most. Here are steep-walled fjords, forbidding mountain peaks … Continue reading

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Wood Buffalo National Park

It takes two days of driving from  Edmonton  to reach Wood Buffalo National Park, which straddles Alberta and the Northwest Territories. This peaceful park’s aspen woodlands are home to one of the largest indigenous bison herds on Earth, a wood … Continue reading

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Gwaii Haanas National Park

Gwaii Haanas National Park, one of Canada’s great treasures,   encompasses the lower portion of  Haida , the remote Pacific islands formerly known as the Queen Charlottes.  Among the attractions in Gwaii Haanas is SGang G’waay (Anthony Island), a World  Heritage-designated historic Haida … Continue reading

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Fundy National Park

While the Bay of Fundy is famed for the world’s greatest tidal flux — 17 meters (55.8 feet) — it is also an exceptionally beautiful body of water on the Atlantic coast of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Fundy National … Continue reading

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Gros Morne National Park

The mountains that comprise Newfoundland’s Gros Morne National Park represent the tectonic forces of continental drift, cut off from the mainland and eroded by time into a fantastic landscape that includes a plant-bare region known as the Tablelands. Freshwater fjords, sea … Continue reading

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