The world’s third-oldest national park (established as Rocky Mountains Park in 1887), Banff is a wonderland of hiking, mountain biking, golfing, climbing, horseback riding, fishing, rafting, kayaking, skiing … you name it.
Kootenay National Park
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.
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.
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.
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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.