A Whimsical Video Primer On Mountain Goats And Bighorn Sheep From Parks Canada

Do people really have a problem telling the difference between mountain goats and bighorn sheep? Perhaps. The folks at Parks Canada thought it was a big enough issue to produce the following witty and whimsical skit on the two creatures, with Banff National Park as a backdrop.

Report Stresses Importance Of Wildlife Corridors From U.S. To Canada In Face Of Climate Change

Creating a conservation strategy for the Southern Canadian Rockies between Glacier National Park in the United States and Banff National Park in Canada would help wildlife endure climate change, according to a report from the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada.
National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of Canada If there aren't already enough choices to make when it comes to deciding where to go in the U.S. National Park System, along comes National Geographic with its Guide to the National Parks of Canada. It's akin to rolling out the pastry cart once you've already settled on the Crème brûlée.

Parks Beyond Borders: Winter Fun, and Budget Cuts, Come To Canada's Banff

Canada's iconic Banff National Park will host second annual Snow Days festival from January 10th to February 12th as new park superintendent discusses the impact of Parks Canada budget cuts.

National Geographic Maps Can Guide You To Canadian Rockies, Through The Four Corners Region

Need help planning a trip to either the Canadian Rockies or the Trail of the Ancients in the Southwest? National Geographic Maps can help you out.

Parks Beyond Borders: Ireland's Best National Parks, Germany Funds Namibian Parks, Rain Damage in Canada And Kenya

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Parks Beyond Borders: Ireland's Best National Parks, Germany Funds Namibian Parks, Canada Spring Damage

All Aboard! We're Riding The Rails On A Transcontinental National Park Train Trip in Canada

VIA Rail runs from one end of Canada to the other. By itself, or with the luxe Rocky Mountaineer, this cross-country rail ramble offers easy access to countless national parks, historic sites, and marine reserves. British train writer Jools Stone took that trip across Canada last autumn on a visit to Jasper National Park. Here's his review of two great rail services: VIA Rail and the Rocky Mountaineer.

Parks Beyond Borders: Canadian Park Group Makes National News Indicting Budget Cuts, Other Impacts

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Last week’s “State of Canada’s Parks” report by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is making news across the country as budget cuts cleave 638 employees from Parks Canada.

Parks Beyond Borders / Video Feature: Riding the Rails to Canada's Banff And Jasper National Parks

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There are great national park train trips all over the world—and one of the best is riding the rails to Canada’s Banff and Jasper National Parks. Swaying through the Canadian Rockies is as good as it gets—and on the Rocky Mountaineer, the setting, service, and food are first-class. Lesser cost options make these parks a not-to-be-missed world-class experience.

National Geographic Adds Trails Illustrated Maps For Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, And Yoho National Parks In Canada

If you're making plans to head into Canada to explore Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, or Yoho national parks, you can plan to add maps from National Geographic's Trails Illustraetd series to your packing list.

Parks Beyond Borders: Global National Park News—Alberta National Park Budget Cuts Illustrate Angst Across Canada

Parks Beyond Borders: Global National Park News

Parks Beyond Borders: Looking Abroad At Other National Park News

Brewster Travel Canada's Columbia Icefield Coaches
The first of occasional smaller stories that bring you park news from other nations.

Musing From Canada's National Parks

Hopscotch the crags of the Rocky Mountains north from Glacier National Park across the border into Canada and you'll find yourself in a mountainous realm, one cupping lakes slowly being fed by melting glaciers and with forests rich in wildlife.

A Tale Of Two Lakes in Two Canadian National Parks

There is in the Canadian Rockies a bounty of water. Water streaming in rivulets dripping from glaciers, water impounded by glacial moraines and tinted aquamarine by glacial flour, and water running swift in rivers both thin and deep.