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.

Select a Canadian Province or Territory to Explore Parks in Canada.

Nunavut

Nunavut Parks & Trails

Quebec Parks

Quebec Parks & Trails

Newfoundland Parks

Newfoundland Parks, Trails & Places

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Parks & Trails

Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Parks & Trails

New Brunswick

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

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Parks & Trails

Ontario

Ontario Parks & Trails

Manitoba

Saskatchewan Parks & Trails

Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories Parks & Trails

Yukon

Yukon Parks & Trails

Alberta

Alberta Parks & Trails

British Columbia

British Columbia Parks & Trails
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Cedarvale Park is located near midtown, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It has vast open areas where one can observe a cricket game or simply relax on a blanket and read a book. It also has steep hiking trails for the more adventurous. Wildlife can sometimes be spotted, such as coyotes and snakes.
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Forest Hill
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Police Outpost Provincial Park is a beautiful quiet tucked away Provincial Park that offers fantastic views with great fishing opportunities and nice easy family friendly hikes.
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Range Road 270
Cardston
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The 4 Corners Trail, located within Naikoon Provincial Park, was originally an old settler wagon road established to access parcels of land and homesteads. Today, it is mossy and overgrown, but the early part of the trail makes for a nice hike.
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Tow Hill Rd
Masset, BC
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The Simpson Tower Trail is a 1.7km (one-way) out and back route in the Delkatla Nature Sanctuary. It runs parallel to Cemetery Road for much of its length.
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Cemetery Rd
Masset, BC
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Writing-on-Stone (Áísínai’pi in Blackfoot) Provincial Park lies in the Milk River Valley near the Canada/U.S. border in southern Alberta. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2019 for its sacred landscape and rock art.
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Milk River
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Located along Highway 16, immediately adjacent the Onward Point Lookout parking lot, spy the trailhead by hydro pole 79.
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Highway 16
Sandspit, BC
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This extremely short trail is located approximately 2 kilometers south of Port Clements, along Highway 16. Blink and you'll miss it!
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Highway 16
Port Clements
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Kwuna Point Trail is a lightly trafficked 900-meter loop trail located, aptly enough, at the end of Kwuna Point Road.
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Kwuna Point Rd
Sandspit
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Found along the Port Man Forest Service Road just east of the Mamin River, this is a 400 metre one-way crescent-shaped trail that leads you through the woods and across a creek to an unfinished Haida canoe.
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Port Man Forest Service Road
Port Clements

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