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Yoho National
Park's Takakkaw
Falls.

Falls in Wells
Gray Provincial
Park.

from the roadside, and at the Rogers Pass
summit, the Discovery Centre, Memory
Garden, and Summit Monument tell the
story of Canada's first transcontinental
railway and highway. www.pc.gc.ca/en/
pn-np/bc/glacier and www.pc.gc.ca/en/
lhn-nhs/bc/rogers

BOB HOELSCHER.

Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park, west of Lake Louise,
is situated off CA 1 at Field, British
Columbia. Despite its close proximity
to iconic Lake Louise, many tours miss
visiting beautiful Yoho simply because
it is in the opposite direction from Banff
town. In addition to a fine visitor center
right off the highway, groups are sure to
appreciate stops at the Natural Bridge,
surrounded by the rushing waters of
the Kicking Horse River, as well as the
aptly-named, glacier-fed Emerald Lake,
with Michael Peak, Wapta Mountain, and
Mount Burgess in the background.
Unfortunately, due to particularly tight
switchbacks on the narrow, steep, and
winding access road to towering-and

Mount Robson
Provincial Park is
a UNESCO World
Heritage Site.

yes, incredible-Takakkaw Falls and the
Yoho Valley, the route would be extremely
challenging for a full-size coach. Smaller
vehicles should be able to make it, perhaps
with a little backing. www.pc.gc.ca/en/
pn-np/bc/yoho
However, all can stop to see the famous
railroad Spiral Tunnels at Kicking Horse
Pass National Historic Site, 7.4 kilometers
east of Field off CA 1. www.pc.gc.ca/en/
pn-np/bc/yoho/culture/kickinghorse/visit/
spirale-spiral

Wells Gray Provincial Park

Wells Gray Provincial Park, due north of
Kamloops, British Columbia, is reached
off of BC 5 (the Yellowhead South
Highway) at Clearwater. This off-thebeaten-path park may be on the remote
side, but it provides a special treat for fans
of magnificent waterfalls. Doing it up right
will require an overnight when traveling
between Kamloops and Jasper, Alberta,
likely in Clearwater, Blue River, or
Valemount. However, the park's 39 named
waterfalls, including the most easily

accessible ones-Spahats Creek, Dawson,
Moul, and magnificent Helmcken, the
fourth-highest waterfall in Canada-are
well worth the effort. www.env.gov.bc.ca/
bcparks/explore/parkpgs/wells_gry

Mount Robson Provincial Park

Mount Robson Provincial Park, a
UNESCO World Heritage Site, is off of
CA 16 a few miles east of the junction
with BC 5, on the way to Jasper, British
Columbia. Groups will surely want to
pause at the park's visitor center, north of
the highway, to view 3,954-meter Mount
Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian
Rockies, and the physically fit may also
wish to hike a trail to a scenic lake, canyon, or waterfall. The short walk to nearby
Overlander Falls, however, south of the
highway, is recommended for all ages
and abilities. www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/
explore/parkpgs/mt_robson
Bob Hoelscher is a travel writer and
photographer who has visited all
seven continents.
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2019 Scholarship Recipients
2019 Best of the Best
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