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Parks, Trails and Places to Explore in Canada

Canada Parks include national, provincial, territorial, regional, municipal, community, recreation and wilderness parks. Every province and territory in Canada maintains a good selection of parks.

Most of the Canada parks operate seasonally with the peak months of operation occurring during the months of May to late September. Many of the larger Canada parks are created to protect the environment and wildlife in the region while promoting recreational activities.

 

The most popular park activities enjoyed in a Canada Park include hiking, camping, swimming, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, fishing, picnicking, birdwatching, wind surfing, photography and much more.

Some of the more common amenities located in the larger developed parks include a campground, sandy beach, showers, washrooms, sani station, park office, picnic area, playground, marina, boat launch and more.

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Alberta Parks & Trails

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British Columbia Parks & Trails

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Saskatchewan Parks & Trails

New Brunswick

New Brunswick Canada parks, trails, beaches, and historic places published by Canadian Travel Influencers while exploring Atlantic Canada.

Newfoundland Parks

Newfoundland Parks, Trails & Places

Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories Parks & Trails

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Parks & Trails

Nunavut

Nunavut Parks & Trails

Ontario

Ontario Parks & Trails

Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Parks & Trails

Quebec Parks

Quebec Parks & Trails

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Parks & Trails

Yukon

Yukon Parks & Trails
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One of the historic settler trails in the area, this trail crosses the Nadu River and introduces you to the bog environment and settler remnants
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Highway 16
Port Clements
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The trail to Scout Lake is something of a hidden gem in the Village of Queen Charlotte because not a lot of people know about it. To access this trail, you must hike to the official terminus of the Charlie Hartie Creek Trail (top of 6th Street, just off 1st Ave)
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6th Street
Queen Charlotte
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New improvements have been made to Laycock Park making this an easy access, pet, and family-friendly park in North East Calgary.
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5979 6th Street NE
Thorncliffe/Greenview
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Lacombe Alberta Canada is home to the World's Largest Fishing Lure!
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Len Thompson Drive, Lacombe, Alberta
Lacombe
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Hyde Mountain Lookout Hiking Trail is a difficult 15km return hike located a few minutes drive from Sicamous, BC, and is the perfect hike for all seasons. Tackle the 33 switchbacks at the beginning by either hiking, biking, or horseback to enjoy the spectacular view of Mara Lake
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Beauvais Lake Provincial Park is located in Southern Alberta near Pincher Creek in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Recreational opportunities include camping, hiking, birding, boating and more in a super scenic environment.
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Highway 775
Pincher Creek
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Twin Lakes hiking trail, near Cherryville, British Columbia, Canada, is a moderate 8.9km there and back hike that has stunning views of the Monashee Mountains and two pristine mountain lakes.
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Earlscourt Park is a park in West Toronto Ontario Canada that has walking paths, a track and field, murals and an off-leash dog park.
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1200 Lansdowne Ave.
St. Clair West & Avenue Road
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Cy Townsend Park is a small park with a playground north of midtown, Toronto Ontario Canada.
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455 Winona Drive
Vaughan-Oakwood neighbourhood