The Best of Yoho National Park

Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada

British Columbia’s Yoho National Park ranks among Canada’s most magnificent landscapes. The name says it all – Yoho is a Cree word expressing awe and wonder. While that may describe many places in the Rocky Mountains, things here seem cranked up another notch, with 36 peaks soaring over 3,000 metres, raging rivers and waterfalls galore, […]

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Easy Day Tripping in Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park, one of the gems of the Canadian Rockies, will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2020. It’s spectacular at any time, however our recent visit was even more rewarding because of the fall colours. One big advantage of visiting the park is that it’s less busy than its next-door neighbour, Banff National Park, […]

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Great Day Hikes in Pukaskwa National Park

Pukaskwa National Park, Ontario

What we liked best about Ontario’s Pukaskwa National Park is that it offers outstanding remote wilderness but is easily accessible. Tucked away along the northeast shore of Lake Superior, it lies roughly halfway between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie, and only 15 km off the Trans Canada Highway. The one and only road to […]

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Saskatchewan Ideal for Landscape Photography

Adams Lake, Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan

What’s so special about Saskatchewan for landscape photography? The possibilities are as boundless as the Saskatchewan sky, with everything from herds of primeval bison roaming open grasslands of the deep south, to jaw-dropping remote waterfalls of the far north. In between are some of Canada’s baddest badlands, drifting dunes, enchanting river valleys, whimsically sculpted sandstone […]

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Where to Find Saskatchewan’s Baddest Badlands

Badlands in Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan, from Photojourneys.ca

Badlands are among the most compelling and photogenic landscapes — solitary buttes standing in defiance of centuries of erosion, stone-capped hoodoos, sage and cactus seeking moist cracks in sun-baked soil, and weather-beaten formations mimicking abstract art. Fortunately, many of Canada’s baddest badlands are right here in Saskatchewan. Big Muddy Badlands The Big Muddy Badlands combine […]

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