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Sample Best of Plant and Animal Life at National Parks in Canada

By Carlton Leisure - 19/11/2014


While most of the countries showcase their impressive past, modern pieces of architecture and great shopping and dining hubs, Canada graciously showcases its vast stretches of greenery. And those who think that greenery can’t be a draw card would be surprised to see that that the country is frequented by a large number of travellers who keep flying to Canada to explore its various national parks and natural reserves. For those with a love for nature, we are giving a spotlight on major national parks in Canada. So book a flight to Canada and embark on a green odyssey.

Wapusk National Park

Situated along Hudson Bay's shores at a short drive from Churchill, the park mainly focuses on protection of polar bear breeding grounds. Located between boreal forests and arctic tundra the park is an ideal place to monitor climate change. A visit to the polar bears center is prime draw card but visitors need to get a licence first.

Grasslands National Park

Grasslands National Park is situated in southern Saskatchewan the park is well known for its beautiful scenery. The park is a hot favourite among guests with its treeless hills and excellent camping facilities. The guest can also spot a herd of resident bison. The area also has presence of rattlesnake so the visitors should be careful.

Nahanni National park Reserve

Situated along the South Nahanni River, the park looks gorgeous with deep canyons and huge waterfalls, a unique limestone cave system further add pizzas to the park. Apart from its beautiful scenery the park spread on 30,000-sq-km is also home to some great wildlife with presence of animals like wolves, grizzly bears and caribou, dall sheep and mountain goats. The park is also a great destination for canoeing.

Riding Mountain National Park

Situated on Manitoba escapement, this 3,000sq km park is situated in south-central Manitoba. The park boasts of plant and animal life from three ecological zones. The park is visited by travellers with varied interest. Apart from plant and animal life the park is also a birders paradise.

Mingan Archipelago National Park

Situated in eastern Quebec in Canada Mingan Archipelago National Park is known for its largest concentration of erosion monoliths in Canada. The park is spread over thousand islands and islets sprinkled along 93 miles. Sea plays a major role in shaping plant, animal and ecosystem of the park. There are several tour operators to take you on a guided tour of park.

Banff National Park, Alberta

Banff National Park is popular among visitors for its spectacular scenery. The park appears as a fine collage of snow-capped mountains, turquoise lakes and dense coniferous forests. Its unspoilt ecosystem and mountain lakes attract adventure and nature enthusiasts from the different parts of the world. There are various resorts to provide you with accommodation.