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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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Middle North Saskatchewan Falls – Icefields Parkway

Middle North Saskatchewan Falls – Icefields Parkway

Middle North Saskatchewan Falls or Ci Fuentes is an impressive waterfall that forces it’s way through a slot canyon near the Big Bend of the Icefields Parkway in the Canadian Rockies. This waterfall is not famous. I couldn’t find it listed on the tourist maps, although there is a viewpoint listed at the apex of the Big Bend. We only stopped to investigate because we spotted a waterfall marker on the BRMB Map book for the Rockies. However, although there…

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Wilcox Viewpoint and Wilcox Lake

Wilcox Viewpoint and Wilcox Lake

The hike to Wilcox Pass and on to Wilcox Viewpoint is one of the easier hikes along the Icefields Parkway, that gives you access to glorious alpine meadows surrounded by glacier-filled mountain views. This is slightly more effort than my previous post (Parker Ridge). But we saw plenty of children on this trail and it is short enough that most people can do it easily. If you think 9km is still a bit long; You can just hike the first…

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