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National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of Canada

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National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of Canada, the first-ever complete guide to Canada’s 42 national parks and four national marine conservation areas, and official guidebook for the 100th anniversary of Parks Canada, is a handy and practical resource for visitors to the country’s national treasures.

The guide offers seasonal and timeless travel tips and resources for how to make the best of a trip to any of Canada’s 42 national parks and four national marine conservation areas. From canoeing and kayaking to climbing and whale watching, National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of Canada has something for all park lovers.

The book focuses on where and when to go to each of the national parks as well as how to get there. Logistical information such as prices for lodging, weather advisories, entrance fees and other important need-to-know facts are included for visitors. Select excursions to the nearby national historic sites are featured as well as ideas for shorter and longer stays.

Other features in the book include:

  • Essays by historians, scientists and authors
  • 250 full-color photographs
  • 42 easy-to-use maps created by National Geographic cartographers
  • Visitors resources

The guide is available in English, French and German.

Purchase online

The English version can be purchased online through National Geographic's website, The French and English versions can be purchased online through Chapters/Indigo and Amazon.ca

The German version can be purchased online through the German National Geographic’s website (in German only).

Message to booksellers

Booksellers and other merchants catering to travelers should order English, French or German copies of National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of Canada through their Random House sales representative or through Random House Special Markets, Daniel Rondeau (drondeau@randomhouse.com, 905-614-2211). Currently, an e-book edition is unavailable.

National Geographic Books; $27 in Canada; $26 in the U.S.; 19,95 €; paperback

English: ISBN: 978-1-4262-0805-8
French: ISBN: 978-1-4262-0875-1
German: ISBN: 978-3-86690-250-3