BanffNationalPark.com is a website dedicated to providing information about Banff National Park, which is a beautiful and popular tourist destination located in the Canadian Rockies. The website features information on a range of accommodations from camping to luxury hotels and various activities / attractions available in the park, such as hiking, camping, skiing, and wildlife viewing.
The website also provides practical information for visitors, such as park regulations, weather forecasts, where to grab a bite and other frequently asked questions. There are also sections on the history and culture of the area, as well as tips for planning a trip to Banff National Park.
About the Banff National Park Blog
Our blog provides articles and stories related to Banff National Park. The blog covers a wide range of topics, including travel tips, outdoor activities, wildlife, culture, and history.
The articles are written by various contributors, including local experts, travel writers, and outdoor enthusiasts. They are intended to provide visitors with insights and ideas for exploring and experiencing Banff National Park.
About Our Writers
Trevor Holewinski – Owner and Contributing Writer
Trevor Holewinski is a man who has found a perfect balance in life. He splits his time between Texas (winter) and Maine (summer), enjoying the best of both worlds. When he is in Texas, he indulges in the vibrant energy of the state and when he is in Maine, he enjoys the tranquility of nature. His ability to appreciate and experience the diversity of life has made him a well-rounded person.
Trevor’s interests reflect his open-mindedness and his eagerness to learn. He loves to travel and has visited many different countries, immersing himself in the culture and history of each place. When he’s not traveling, he spends his time cooking, reading, and gardening.
Trevor Holewinski is the founder and CEO of The Holewinski Group, a full-cycle website development company, which integrates content management systems for business owners.
NATIONAL PARKS VISITED: 3
FAVORITE CITY: Montreal
BUCKET LIST COUNTRY: Japan
Gail McGlamery – Editor and Contributing Writer
NATIONAL PARKS VISITED: 6
Gail is a freelance writer and former environmental educator. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences from Texas A&M University with a focus on nature education. Gail began her professional career as a Peace Corps volunteer in East Central Africa.
Upon returning to the United States, she has pursued her passion for learning and teaching about the natural world through positions with national non-profits such as American Forests, local grassroots wilderness and nature centers such as Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, and developed and delivered educational programs for the City of Austin Wildlands Division.
When Gail is not writing, she can be found in her vegetable and flower gardens, at her weaving loom, or hiking in nearby wild areas.
K Gordon Schultz – Contributing Writer
K Gordon Schultz is a well-known figure in the golf community and currently serves as the President of the Canmore Golf & Curling Club in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role, having spent many years working in the golf industry.
Schultz has been a member of the Canmore Golf & Curling Club for over 40 years and has been actively involved in the club’s operations since he joined. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 2001, becoming Club President in 2005. In 2019, he was acclaimed as Club Vice-President, assuming the role of Club President again in 2022.
In addition to his work at the Canmore Golf & Curling Club, Schultz is also an avid traveler. He has visited over 30 countries around the world, on all continents. But his most enjoyable travel experiences have come from within Canada, visiting many of Canada’s National Parks including Banff National Park, Yoho National Park, Jasper National Park, Kootenay National Park, Grasslands National Park, Mount Revelstoke National Park and Pacific Rim National Park. Along with golf, he enjoys scuba diving, biking, hiking and relaxing with a fine Pinot Noir.
NATIONAL PARKS VISITED: 8
Melinda Falgoust – Contributing Writer
NATIONAL PARKS VISITED: 7
BUCKET LIST PARKS: Yosemite and Devil’s Tower
COUNTRIES I AM PLANNING ON VISITING: Bolivia and Cambodia
An international, award-winning writer, Melinda Taliancich Falgoust regularly travels the world. She enjoys immersing herself in the culture of wherever the wind may take her and sharing her experiences with readers, both as a blogger and author. From the historical steps and closes of Edinburgh to the lush tropical shores of Hawaii, she loves to weave the magic of the places she visits into her writing encouraging people to explore the world we live in.
Her work has been honored by the New York Book Festival, the Oshima Picture Book Museum International Picture Book Competition, the Clive Cussler Adventure Writers Society, the Green Book Festival, and Readers’ Favorite. The veteran of the United States Navy as well as an actor of stage and screen, Melinda now writes full time. She also presents regularly on writing and craft at conferences and festivals such as the Japan Writers Conference, the Orange County Children’s Book Festival, the Hawaii Book and Music Festival, and many more.
Chris Smith – Contributing Writer
Chris Smith is the proud owner of Golf Canada’s West, a company that specializes in providing top-notch golf vacation packages in some of the most scenic destinations in western Canada. With his passion for golf and love for the outdoors, Chris has created a business that caters to golf enthusiasts who seek adventure and stunning views.
Originally from Quebec, Chris moved to Alberta in the early 2000s, where he fell in love with the Rocky Mountains and the world-class golf courses that are nestled among them.
Chris’s passion for golf and his love for the mountains are evident in every aspect of the business. He takes pride in showcasing the natural beauty of the region and creating a memorable golf vacation for each of his clients.
NATIONAL PARKS VISITED: 7