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9 travel features tagged “National Parks”

Hiking to the top of Jasper National Park

Two million people visit the park each year, but only a tiny fraction trek into the breathtaking backcountry of the 44km Skyline Trail.
Read more… 24 October 2014


Camping on the Canadian tundra

Visited by only 75 or so people a year, Canada’s Ivvavik National Park is so remote, many of its beautiful peaks remain unnamed.
Read more… 14 September 2014


Canada’s wild frontier: Where glaciers and rainforests meet

Both a Canadian national park and a Unesco World Heritage Site, Kluane National Park is one of the most beautiful and isolated places on Earth.
Read more… 26 February 2014


Five great national park lodges

From Alberta to Utah, these North American getaways offer both majestic scenery and creature comforts.
16 July 2013


The Passport blog

Five deep dark places for stargazing this summer

Get out of the city and visit one of the world’s Dark Sky Reserves, where a total lack of light pollution ensures a spectacular nightly show.
Read more… 24 June 2013


North America by cable and bridge

Created by soldiers who needed to move quickly through the Dolomites, the sport of via ferrata provides access to gorgeous, isolated routes without the risk of unprotected climbing.
Read more… 13 June 2013


Back-country skiing in Canada’s Jasper National Park

Canada’s sixth oldest national park has a different flavour during winter, when rugged terrain and frigid weather conspire to make it the domain of a few in-the-know skiers.
Read more… 21 January 2013


Canada’s polar bear country

Manitoba’s isolated Wapusk National Park is prime territory for polar bear spotting. But the habitat is shrinking, which yields an uncertain future for Earth’s biggest land predator.
13 July 2012


The natural wonders of Banff and Jasper National Parks

Many people come to Banff and Jasper National Parks to ski, kayak, camp and hike the mountains and lakes, but most come simply to enjoy one of the most awe inspiring places on earth.
Read more… 03 August 2010


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