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US & Canadian Rocky Mountains Road Trip – Book review

US & Canadian Rocky Mountains Road Trip – Book review

One of the best things about living in North America is the possibility of epic road trips! If you like road trips to reach fabulous mountain vistas, then you’ll want US & Canadian Rocky Mountains Road Trip by Becky Lomax. When planning a road trip around the Rockies, this guide will help you find the best sights; And more importantly, the best hikes. I received a free copy of this book from the publishers, but I am genuinely chuffed with…

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Redstreak Campground – Kootenay National Park

Redstreak Campground – Kootenay National Park

Redstreak Campground is a pretty camping area at the Southern end of Kootenay National Park (Canada), near Radium Hot Springs and Sinclair Canyon. It is a pretty large campground with good facilities and it’s location means it is normally warmer that the campgrounds further into the rocky mountains. The campsites are located on a hill with incredible views over the Columbia River valley and with easy to access trails to the hot springs, and to the nearby village. Redstreak Campground…

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Camping at Marble Canyon – Kootenay National Park

Camping at Marble Canyon – Kootenay National Park

Marble Canyon Campground is a fabulous location to go car camping in Kootenay National Park. The campsites are best for car camping in tents (they are a little small for most RVs.) Each site is surrounded by trees so it feels cozy and private. There are oodles of incredible hikes nearby if you want to stretch your legs. There are also some viewpoints and natural wonders that are easy to reach if you’re less keen on walking. Marble Canyon Campground…

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Camping at Wapiti Campground Jasper

Camping at Wapiti Campground Jasper

If you want to go hiking near Jasper, one of the most fun (and cost effective) ways to stay in the area is to go camping. There are several possible places to camp close to Jasper town, but the one we chose was Wapiti Campground. We liked it because each campsite has plenty of space, but the campsite itself is not quite as huge as Whistlers (located on the opposite side of the highway) so it is quiet and relaxing….

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