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Exploring The Parks: High Season Along The Icefields Parkway

There are trips where the road is the destination. In America, there’s Route 66, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, and Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park. After my wife and I explored the northern nexus of Jasper National Park, the world-famous Icefields Parkway beckoned.

Photography In The National Parks: A “Twofer” - To Crop Or Not To Crop And Horizontal Vs. Vertical

Photographer Rebecca Latson discusses the advantages of cropping an original image as well as the differences and advantages of horizontal versus vertical photo layouts, using photos captured during her spring visit to Banff and Jasper National Parks in Canada.

Trails I've Hiked: Johnston Canyon At Banff National Park

In a park known for its majestic peaks and brilliant lakes, perhaps the most enchanting trail in Banff National Park clings to a canyon above a curving, crystal-clear river with a handful of picturesque plunges just 15 miles west of Banff townsite. Johnston Canyon, one of the area’s most popular hikes, features a pair of large waterfalls along with a handful of smaller cascades as Johnston Creek carves its way through the limestone walls.

Photography In The National Parks: From Banff National Park To The Border Of Jasper National Park - An Armchair Photographer’s Guide Part 1

Thinking about traveling to Banff National Park in Alberta Canada in early spring? You already know the scenery is going to be spectacular, but do you know what to really expect once you get out there? And where to photograph? Contributing writer and photographer Rebecca Latson has created another Armchair Photography guide with tips and locations to help you focus on capturing your own stunning images during your visit out there.

Park Advocacy Group Says Commercial Development Harming Canadian National Parks

A "Glacier Skywalk." Ski resort expansion. Proposed widening of the Bow Valley Parkway. These and other developments pose a great threat to several national parks in Canada according to a parks advocacy group concerned that Parks Canada is straying from its mission in protecting these landscapes.

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