Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Amazing National Parks & Forests of Canada

Banff National Park

Glacier-fed Moraine Lake is one of Banff National Park's jewels.
Photograph by Caleb Foster, Shutterstock

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Hikers cross a suspended bridge on the West Coast Trail in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
Photograph by Josh McCulloch, Parks Canada

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Sunset lights up Cap Rouge in Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
Photograph by Eric Baccega, Photolibrary

Prince Albert National Park

Cross-country skiers make their way across Prince Albert National Park in Saskatchewan.
Photograph by Kevin Hogarth, Canada Parks

Forillon National Park

Cap Bon Ami in Forillon National Park extends into the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Photograph by Yves Marcoux, Getty Images

Prince Edward Island National Park

A lighthouse in Prince Edward National Park looks out to the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Photograph by V. J. Matthew, Shutterstock

Fundy National Park

Hiking through Fundy National Park
Photograph by Nancy Lindsay, My Shot

Sirmilik National Park

Black-legged kittiwake gulls nest on a cliff in Sirmilik National Park.
Photograph by Gordon Wiltsie, National Geographic

Georgian Bay Islands National Park

The Canadian Shield landscape in Georgian Bay Islands National Park dates to the Precambrian era.
Photograph by Willy Waterton, Parks Canada

St. Lawrence Islands National Park

The International Bridge crosses St. Lawrence Islands National Park.
Photograph by Brian Morin

Gros Morne National Park

A river winds from the Long Range Mountains down to Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park.
Photograph by Duncan de Young, Shutterstock

Vuntut National Park

A visitor to Vuntut National Park hikes near Black Fox Creek.
Photograph by Wayne Lynch, Parks Canada

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

A watery playground, the Gulf Islands offer a wealth of ecological and cultural attractions.
Photograph by Josh McCulloch, Parks Canada

Wapusk National Park

A polar bear nuzzles with her young.
Photograph by Norbert Rosing, National Geographic

Jasper National Park

Spirit Island sits on Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park.
Photograph by Raymond Gehman, National Geographic

Waterton Lakes National Park

The Prince of Wales Hotel overlooks Waterton Lake.
Photograph by Lowell Georgia, National Geographic

Wood Buffalo National Park

A remote corner of Wood Buffalo serves as the nesting ground for the endangered whooping crane.
Photograph by Klaus Nigge, National Geographic

Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve

A hiker walks along the boardwalk at Niapiskau Island in Mingan Archipelago National Park.
Photograph by Michael Melford, National Geographic

Nahanni National Park Reserve

Hikers explore Ram Plateau in Nahanni National Park Reserve.
Photograph by Mike Beedell, Parks Canada Agency/Reuters

Yoho National Park

Falls trickle into Lake Oesa in Yoho National Park.
Photograph by Michael Melford, National Geographic

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All captions provided by National Geographic

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