Synopses & Reviews
Snowy peaks, serene lakes, abundant wildlife, and starry night skies astound visitors to Banff, Jasper and Glacier - the national parks of the Rocky Mountains. Whether you want to sun yourself by Lake Louise or touch the clouds on the Skyline Trail, gear up with this top-selling guide to these North American treasures.
Detailed itineraries - explore the parks with 20 great itineraries, plus trips to Waterton Lakes, Yoho and Kootenay National Parks and along Icefields Parkway.
Best Hiking Routes - includes 52 of the most enjoyable hikes around lakes; through canyons, beside glaciers and into the backcountry, with easy-to-use charts and topographic hiking maps
Family-Oriented Options - information on ranger walks, junior programs, summer camps and top family hikes in our special Kids & Pets chapter
Adventure Ideas - covers mountain biking, rafting, horseback riding, zip-lining, kayaking, hang-gliding, snowboarding, rock climbing, skiing, dogsledding, volunteering and much more.
With 1600 hours of in-park research and over 200 miles of trails hiked, our authors offer sound advice for visitors.
...it would be hard to better this series of Lonely Planet National Park guides.' -- Suite101.com, March 2008