Tag Archive: Canada

Banff National Park, Part 2: Parker Ridge and Helen Lake/Dolomite Pass Trails

The Parker Ridge and Helen Lake/Dolomite Pass Trails were two of my three favorite hikes in Canada (with The Great Glacier Trail in Glacier National Park being the third). Parker Ridge is a… Continue reading

Jasper National Park

After taking a side trip to the west to see Glacier, Mount Revelstoke, and Yoho, we rejoined the Icefields Parkway and continued north through Banff to Jasper National Park where we stopped to… Continue reading

Yoho National Park

Leaving Glacier and Mount Revelstoke we turned back east along Trans-Canada 1 where we spent a day in Yoho National Park. We got an early start on the Wapta Falls Trail, a short… Continue reading

Glacier National Park (the Canadian One) and Mount Revelstoke National Park

After spending a few days in southern Banff and Kootenay we headed east to check out Glacier and Mount Revelstoke National Parks. I had not done any research at all about either of… Continue reading

Kootenay National Park and Jasper National Park, Part 1

We spent about 10 days in the Canadian Rockies with the intent of visiting all 6 of the national parks there – which we did. Beyond that however, my/our plans and expectations of… Continue reading

Singer Castle and Boldt Castle Tours

Our last day in the Thousand Islands we decided to get back out on the water to visit the famous Boldt Castle. Since we were not going to do any additional hikes in… Continue reading

A Thousand Islands and 864 More

The Thousand Islands Region is a group of islands in the St. Lawrence Seaway located between the northern border of New York state and the southern border of Ontario. Due to the shorelines… Continue reading

Niagara Falls, Finally

Somewhat incredibly, this was my first visit to Niagara Falls. I grew up in southern New York and lived in New England before I started traveling, yet I had never been – for… Continue reading

Fort William Historical Park. Including Baby Goats.

Fort William Historical Park is a living history museum consisting of the reconstructed Fort William, which was the major trading post for the North West Company from 1803 – 1821. The North West… Continue reading

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park and Mount McKay

Kakabeka Falls are massive. Dropping 130 feet, The Kaminiquistia River barrels over the Precambrian chert caprock and down the gorge at an average rate of 1,800 cubic feet per second here, eroding the… Continue reading