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Long Beach Pacific Rim National Park Canada

PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK CANADA

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve of Canada is composed of three geographically separate units: The Long Beach Unit is located between the villages of Ucluelet and Tofino, and named after the16 km (10 miles) sandy beach of Wickaninnish Bay. The Broken Group Islands Unit is an archipelago of more than one hundred islands and rocks scattered throughout Barkley Sound and is accessible by boat only. The West Coast Trail Unit is a 75 km (47 mile) backpacking route along temperate rainforest, sandstone cliffs, waterfalls, caves, sea arches, sea stacks and beaches. Long Beach, Broken Islands Group, Tofino & Ucluelet, BC Canada

CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK
NOVA SCOTIA CANADA

The Park, located at the northern tip of Cape Breton Island, protects 950 square km (366 sq. miles) of unforgettable highland and coastal wilderness.The Cape Breton Highlands are the most striking feature of northern Cape Breton. Steep cliffs and deep river canyons carve into a forested plateau bordering the Atlantic Ocean. One third of the Cabot trail, a world-famous scenic highway, runs through the national park along the coasts and over the highlands. This is one of the largest protected wilderness areas in Nova Scotia and one of Canada's most outstanding National Parks.

GROS MORNE NATIONAL PARK
NEWFOUNDLAND CANADA

Gros Morne National Park is located on the west coast of Newfoundland, Canada and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. With 1805 square kilometers of some of the most unique geological features in North America explorers will enjoy finding rocks and fossils that represent ages of geologic turmoil. Gros Morne has an amazing and unique mixture of temperate, boreal, and arctic wildlife. Plus, there are over 239 species of birds including the Boreal Chickadee, the Red-Breasted Nuthatch, and even Snowy Owls have been spotted. The park is named after the mountain it surrounds and is French for "large mountain standing alone” and literallymeans “great sombre.” The parks awe-inspiring scenic beauty, waterfalls, marine inlets, sea stacks, sandy beaches, and colorful fishing villages complete the extraordinary natural and cultural surroundings of Gros Morne National Park of Canada. Gros Morne UNESCO World Heritage Site, Newfoundland, Canada.

FUNDY NATIONAL PARK NEW BRUNSWICK CANADA

The Bay of Fundy is one of Canada's natural marine wonders with shore lines carved out by tides which rise and fall as much as the height of a four story building within hours. Explore over 120 km (75 mi.) of walking and hiking trails. Hike mountains, valleys, past sparkling waterfalls and crystal-clear streams. Discover the richness of the Acadian Forest and learn the secrets of the Bay of Fundy’s giant tides. The highest tides in the world, Bay of Fundy New Brunswick Canada.

STRATHCONA PROVINCIAL PARK CANADA

Strathcona Park is the largest Provincial Park on Vancouver Island covers over 250,000 hectares of rugged mountain wilderness. Buttle Lake and Forbidden Plateau offer a variety of visitor-oriented developments. The rest of the park is largely undeveloped and appeals primarily to people seeking wilderness surroundings. Strathcona Provincial Park is also home to Canada's highest waterfall, (even higher than Niagara Falls) the DELLA FALLS, Great Central Lake, Vancouver Island, BC.

DINOSAUR PROVINCIAL PARK LBERTA CANADA

A world heritage site in the heart of the Canadian Badlands. About two hours east of Calgary, Alberta, the gently rolling prairie grasslands suddenly drop off, plunging the visitor into a whole other world. Strange land formations rise up on all sides, sculpted by wind and water into hauntingly beautiful shapes sunbathed in terra cotta, bronze and amber, A trip to Dinosaur Provincial Park is also a 75 million-year foray back in time. Here, on the shores of the Bearpaw Sea, dinosaurs once hunted and mated -- and ultimately met their demise, leaving an amazingly rich fossil and bone record for us to discover today, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada.

WOOD BUFFALO NATIONAL PARK
ALBERTA NWT CANADA

Wood Buffalo National Park is Canada's largest national park with 44, 807 square kilometers of lakes, plains and boreal forests. It was established in1922 to protect the last remaining herds of Canadian Wood Bison from extinction.The park is located in northern Alberta and overlaps in to the North West Territories.The park contains one of the worlds largest freshwater deltas formed by the Athabasca , Peace and Slave rivers. The park is host to the only nesting grounds left in the world for the Whooping Crane, which is very close to extinction. Its rare animal population and natural resources made it a perfect candidate for a world heritage site and was designated as such by UNESCO in 1983.Our country's largest national park, Wood Buffalo Park, Alberta, Canada

BANFF NATIONAL PARK ALBERTA CANADA

Banff is Canada's first national park nestled in the majestic rocky mountains just 1 1/2 hrs drive west of Calgary, Alberta. Over 6,641 square kilometers of mountain scenery that will take your breath away! Every year millions of vacationers come to Banff to marvel at the snow capped peaks, sweeping vistas and natural wilderness that is home to a wide variety of wildlife including bears, caribou, wolves and bald eagles. From the picturesque emerald green waters of Lake Louise to the magnificent glaciers of the Columbia Ice Fields you will discover that Banff is everything you have heard it is and so much more! Banff National Park, Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada.

JASPER NATIONAL PARK ALBERTA CANADA

Jasper is a vast and breath taking wilderness, with over 10,878 square kilometers it is the largest national park in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The stunning landscapes, sparkling glaciers, mountain lakes and ever green forests are home to some of North America's wildest creatures. Jasper's well developed back country trail system is superb for hikers, mountain bikers and nature watchers. Deep in the heart of the Alberta Rockies, peaks top the horizon in every direction. The vast majority are pristine and will remain that way, preserved under the protection of Canada's national parks system. Jasper National Park, Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada.
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