A Review Of Kluane National Park
While some areas such as Glacier Bay, Wrangell-Saint Elias and others may be more well known than Kluane, those who visit this national park know, they are certainly no more amazing.
About The Park
Kluane National Park encompasses an area of about 8,400 square miles of mountains, icefields, valleys and thousands of unique and diverse plants and animals. Popular year round, this amazing national park is popular for a wide variety of activities for visitors and hosts thousands of visitors each year. Declared a World Heritage Site in 1979, Kluane is located in the Yukon region of Canada and encompasses one of the regions most spectacular mountainous regions including Mount Logan, Canada’s tallest mountain. Other popular features include the water, the icefields and glaciers and the animals. From grizzlies to goats and virtually every other animal you may think of as an wilderness creature including Dall sheep, moose, wolves and others are all found here.
Popular adventures here include river rafting, back country hiking, lake and glacier tours, fishing, canoeing, and much more. Like other regions similar to this, a new popular way of exploring the region is known as flightseeing. Areas such as Alaska and Canada which are known for their harshness, are known for ample flightseeing opportunities as bush pilots offer trips which range from hour long helicopter tours to day long adventures by plane to the icefields.
Whether you choose to explore by air, by land or by water, it is imperative that you are prepared for adventure trips like these before you go. Learn the area, what to watch for, what to expect and who to contact in case of emergency. Safety in these and other wild areas is up to you. Know before you go and make your adventure one to remember.
You can learn more about this amazing area by visiting the Canada Parks website.