As of 2019 canada has 48 national parks. And canada s national parks are the best spots to explore along the way.
The 75 foot falls are some of the most powerful in the canadian national parks.
Canada national parks road trip. Let s dive into exactly what you need to know to plan the ultimate canada road trip one that thoroughly explores eastern canada a popular region of the country but an itinerary to also cross canada s 10 provinces taking in the best national parks along the way. The best national parks road trip. Day 1 calgary calgary is the perfect place to start your grand tour of the canada national parks and stock up on supplies for the road ahead.
This 12 km trip will take you through elk island national park s forests and meadows and you may even spot some plains bison or moose roaming about. You ll want to stick to the trail though as the large meadows contain some hidden areas of quicksand according to parks canada. Canadian national parks road trip planning.
You have to fly or boat into the others i ve used google maps to design a cross canada road trip that visits all 31 of those parks with the least amount of backtracking possible. Africa the middle east asia australia the pacific canada caribbean europe mexico central america south america united states air travel cruises travel. If you ve considered going on a day trip with your bubble parks canada has a number of stunning national parks and historic sites that are just a drive away from the city.
And canadian sides of the international peace park. Thirty one of them have road access. The two parks together are also a unesco world heritage site and the ideal glacier national park road trip includes visits to both the u s.
From jasper head south 31 km 19 miles on highway 93 otherwise known as the icefields parkway to athabasca falls. Due to wildfires we were only able to make one stop at olive lake to do the very short hike to find a geocache when driving through kootenay. While still a beautiful forest i wouldn t dedicate too much time here since it pales in comparison with the other national parks.
Banff and jasper national parks canada one of the crown jewels of western canada here you ll take in exhilarating vistas of forest crag and glacier. This road trip planner will help you check no less than five national parks off your canadian bucket list with only a handful of hours spent in the car. Access from elk island parkway.
Canada national park road trip stop 7. And with august at an end and summer reaching its peak now is the time to do as much as you can before fall comes knocking.