How To Visit British Columbia’s Stunning National Parks In One Wondrous Road Trip

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Explore your own backyard by planning the ultimate road trip across BC and taking in all its seven pristine National Parks have to offer.

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*Note: Driving directions weren’t available on Google Maps for Gwaii Haanas National Park, but you can visit it by taking a ferry from Prince Rupert to Skidegate, which is a five minute drive from Queen Charlotte City in Haida Gwaii.

Vancouver Island and BC Islands

Gulf Islands National Park

This park protects a portion of BC’s iconic southern Gulf Islands. Here you can explore the serene islands by kayaking, hiking, cycling, diving or whale watching.

Pacific Rim National Park

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Imagine yourself immersed in the west coast of Vancouver Island at this beautiful park. It features an island archipelago, coastal temperate rainforest, sandy beaches, rugged shorelines and a strong First Nations presence.

Kootenay Rockies

Mount Revelstoke National Park

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Wander among the 1,000-year-old cedar and pine trees of the rainforest and drive right through a subalpine meadow.

Glacier National Park

You’ll find a little bit of everything at this park; mountains, valleys, icefields, glaciers, and waterfalls. It’s the perfect spot to go hiking and then pitch up a tent for the night under the stars.

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Yoho National Park

One of BC’s most beautiful places, occupying the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Waterfalls, rock walls, Hoodoos and of course, the Rockies, are just a few of the wonders you can take in.

Kootenay National Park

Occupying the southwestern slopes of the Canadian Rockies, you will see amazing glaciers, impressive summits, gorgeous grasslands and much more.

Haida Gwaii

Gwaii Haanas National Park

The park is made up of 138 islands in the southern part of Haida Gwaii, formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands. There’s a lot of natural beauty to take in around the area, making it the ideal spot to add to your bucket list.

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