Wildlife on a Rocky Mountaineer Adventure

Bighorn Sheep, Photo: dbarronoss on Flickr

British Columbia is completely immersed in natural beauty, including a stunning variety of wildlife. Offering encircling panoramic windows, the Rocky Mountaineer provides awe-inspiring views of the surrounding wilderness. On a Rocky Mountaineer Rail Journey you will explore the protected areas of Mount Revelstoke National Park, Glacier National Park, Yoho National Park, and the famed Banff and Jasper. Many large mammals and birds flourish in these regions. Wildlife to look for include black and grizzly bears, elk, moose, caribou, big horn sheep, cougars, wolves, and lynx.

The chance to draw in all that the rare, rugged Canadian Rockies have to offer is amazing. Yet one must keep in mind that wildlife is wild, so keeping your distance is a must. Animals rely on their natural habitat to survive; therefore, travelers must also be responsible when they are visiting these habitats. Overall, witnessing wildlife on the in their natural setting is tremendously moving when taking the Rocky Mountaineer.