Alberta & Canadian Prairies Adventures

Exploring the Rocky Mountains Backcountry

While the National Parks; Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho, steal all the glory when it comes to tourist destinations, those looking to get well off the beaten path and explore nature at its finest will find plenty of exciting destinations in the provincial parks which make their way along the Great Divide. It is time to give these other parks …

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The Ultimate Rocky Mountain Road Trip

The Rocky Mountains are by far the most popular destination for visitors, both from and to Canada. The National Parks that straddle these majestic peaks; Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho are considered the Crown Jewels of the Parks Canada park system. With so much to see and do, where do you begin? Here are a few useful hints and trip …

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Must-Fish Lakes in Southern Alberta

Southern Alberta is home to countless lakes offering some pretty spectacular fishing. While some are well-known and popular destinations, others are hidden gems, just waiting to be discovered. Some offer easy access and can be quite busy, others require a hike and often in these instances, an angler will find they have a lake all to themselves. Here is a …

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Top Ten ATV Trails in Alberta

Alberta offers the ATV rider just about every trail option possible. From massive sand dunes to grasslands and forests that transition to the rolling Rocky Mountain foothills, riders will not be disappointed by the riding available in all corners of the province. With so much terrain to cover and explore for not only ATV’s, but OHV drivers and dirt bike …

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Stranger Things you can find in Canada

Should you stay in your regular adventure areas, or should you go and explore some of these unique places in Canada? This Halloween, discover the stranger things we have hiding in the backcountry of Canada.

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Best of Manitoba Canoeing

– Guest Post by John Rivers – Manitoba is known for its beautiful landscape of lakes, rivers, mountains and forests. Manitoba has a lot to offer during the summer months, including hiking, biking and camping. However, sometimes it is best to get away from the trails and relax on the open waters. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a Manitoba …

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Canoeing Trips for Beginners

– Guest Post by John Rivers – It’s Time to Explore the Outdoors! With the weather cooling down and fall in full swing, it’s time to fit in one last paddle of the year. This fall, if you’re looking for something new to add to your outdoor adventure bucket list, consider canoeing! A wonderful way to connect with nature and explore …

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First-come, First-Served Camping in 15 Canadian Rockies Parks

With the Canadian Rockies’ well-earned reputation for breathtaking scenery and endless outdoor adventure, it can be hard to find a place to camp without reserving ahead of time. To help you find a last minute camping spot, here is our guide to first-come, first-served camping in the Parks of the Canadian Rockies.

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Wild Turkey Hunting Across Canada

While the Wild Turkey all but disappeared from Southern Ontario in 1909 after being eliminated by unregulated hunting, they were reintroduced to the region in 1984. 30 years after they were reintroduced, the population has grown to an extremely impressive 100,000.

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Top 11 Provincial Parks in Ontario and Manitoba

Ontario and Manitoba are home to an abundance of provincial parks that offer some of the region’s best outdoor adventure opportunities. From birding and wildlife viewing to fishing, hiking and canoe tripping and much more, there is an unforgettable park experience waiting for you. Take a look at the list below for a few suggestions of the best parks to …

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Twelve Fishing Hot Spots Across Ontario and Manitoba

The provinces of Ontario and Manitoba are well-known for their fishing. In the north, remote fly-in lakes hold monster fish that rarely see a lure. Big rivers cut across both provinces, offering amazing angling both in their main stems and in countless tributaries. There are hundreds of easy-access lakes in the south that will impress any angler, and the massive …

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Fall Turkey Hunting in Manitoba

Thanksgiving is almost here, and what better way to celebrate Manitoba’s outdoors than to serve up a wild turkey at this year’s dinner table? The Backroads Mapbook team have put together some tips and pointers to help you have a successful Thanksgiving turkey hunt.

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Canadian Adventures to be Thankful For

Before you dive into that stuffed Thanksgiving turkey, it’s time to have a toast and give thanks to the incredible opportunities we have here in Canada. Not only are we a diverse, welcoming and peaceful country, but we are also home to some of the best adventures in the entire world. With over 9.9 million km2 (3.8 million mi2 ) of breathtaking …

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BRMB’s Top 11 Saskatchewan Paddling Adventures

Saskatchewan is famous for its epic paddling routes, particularly in the north. However, paddlers all across the province have a variety of exciting waterways to explore. Here are our picks for the top 11 paddling routes to check out across Saskatchewan.

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