9781566911511

Canadian Rockies : Including Banff and Jasper National Parks

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  • ISBN13:

    9781566911511

  • ISBN10:

    1566911516

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-06-01
  • Publisher: Pub Group West
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Summary

Whether travelers are tempted by high peaks or high tea, this complete historical and practical reference invites visitors and locals alike to sample some of the most spectacular outdoor wonders to be found in the beautiful Canadian Rockies. 48 photos. 32 illustrations. 25 maps.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(1)
The Land
2(3)
Flora
5(1)
Fauna
6(7)
History
13(6)
Banff National Park
19(54)
Introduction
19(7)
Sights and Drives
26(14)
Hiking
40(9)
Other Recreation
49(8)
Accommodations
57(7)
Food
64(5)
Other Practicalities
69(4)
Canmore
73(12)
Introduction
73(2)
Sights and Recreation
75(6)
Accommodations
81(2)
Other Practicalities
83(2)
Kananaskis Country
85(21)
Introduction
85(2)
Bow Valley Provincial Park
87(2)
Kananaskis Valley
89(4)
Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
93(4)
Spray Lake
97(2)
Sibbald
99(1)
Elbow Valley and Vicinity
99(4)
Sheep Valley
103(1)
Highwood/Cataract
104(2)
Kootenay National Park and Vicinity
106(11)
Introduction
106(2)
Sights and Recreation
108(4)
Practicalities
112(1)
Radium Hot Springs
113(4)
Yoho National Park and Vicinity
117(12)
Introduction
117(3)
Sights and Recreation
120(5)
Practicalities
125(2)
Golden
127(2)
Jasper National Park
129(31)
Introduction
129(5)
Sights and Drives
134(7)
Hiking
141(6)
Other Recreation
147(4)
Accommodations
151(4)
Other Practicalities
155(5)
Waterton Lakes National Park
160(14)
Introduction
160(4)
Sights and Recreation
164(5)
Accommodations
169(3)
Other Practicalities
172(2)
Lesser-Traveled Parks of the Canadian Rockies
174(12)
Provincial Parks
175(7)
Wilderness Areas
182(4)
Canadian Rockies Basics
186(17)
Recreation
186(7)
Accommodations and Food
193(2)
Transportation
195(4)
Information and Services
199(4)
Booklist 203(4)
Index 207

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