Explore: Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve; Michaela Ludwig; British Columbia Magazine

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If you want a chance to explore the heart, the history and the soul of British Columbia, you need to travel to Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve.

Location

The Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve encompasses the lower half of Haida Gwaii and includes 138 islands, from Tasu Sound and south to Cape St. James.

 Access

Access into the park is by boat or plane. Tours are available and the park can be accessed by helicopter, floatplane or a larger boat. For those wishing to explore the park on their own, you can access the area by kayak or personal boat.

Park size

The park covers 1,470 square kilometres.

About this park

The Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve was established as a provincial park in 1958, and then as a national park in 1988.

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