Lonely Planet’s Banff, Jasper and Glacier National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike the Skyline Trail, watch for bears, and ride the rapids; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of these national parks and begin your journey now!
Inside the Lonely Planet’s Banff, Jasper and Glacier National Parks Travel Guide:
Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak
User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices, emergency information, park seasonality, hiking trail junctions, viewpoints, landscapes, elevations, distances, difficulty levels, and durations
Focused on the best – hikes, drives, and cycling tours
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, camping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, summer and winter activities, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Contextual insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, geology, wildlife, and conservation
Over 52 full-color trail and park maps and full-color images throughout
Useful features - Travel with Children, Clothing and Equipment, and Day and Overnight Hikes
Covers Banff National Park & Around, Jasper National Park, Glacier National Park & Around, Waterton Lakes National Park
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Banff, Jasper and Glacier National Parks, our most comprehensive guide to these Canadian national parks, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.
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