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.


Alberta Parks & Trails

British Columbia

British Columbia Parks & Trails


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 Parks & Trails


Ontario Parks & Trails

Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Parks & Trails

Quebec Parks

Quebec Parks & Trails


Saskatchewan Parks & Trails


Yukon Parks & Trails
Transfer Beach Park is the central gathering place, heck the IT place, on the waterfront for many who visit Ladysmith, BC, Canada on Vancouver Island. The large park is a major gathering spot for summer activities
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The Faro Arboretum is a botanical park and Campbell Region recreation area in the community of Faro, Yukon Territories, Canada. The area is an interpretive day-use park and recreation trail designed to educate travelers on the wildlife, flora and fauna of the Yukon.
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Mitchell Road
The beach park is a popular area during the summer months for suntanning, swimming, picnicking and sightseeing. Views enjoyed include plenty of marine activity in Kempenfelt Bay and a water fountain.
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Florencia Beach is one of many of the beautiful beaches located in the Pacific Rim National Park located near the Town of Tofino and just north of the community of Ucluelet, BC, Canada on Vancouver Island.
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Heritage Park is one of the many sightseeing park destinations located along the waterfront in Barrie on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay. The park is home to duck ponds, beautiful floral gardens, art structures and one of the most unique water splash parks in Ontario.
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Mulcaster Streets
The Henrietta Muir Edwards Park is a forested 14 hectare park located north of the Mutart Conservatory. The park and the trail are considerd a picnic and garden park popular for activities like walking, biking and jogging.
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Victoria BC and area enjoys a great mixture of artists. Artist Alley is an opportunity for visitors to Victoria to see some of the work that local artists are creating. It is taking a piece of the west coast home with you by supporting these artists.
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Government Street
Portage Bay Recreation Area is located west of the Community of Kenora, Ontario, Canada. The region is best known for its ball fields, tennis courts, skateboard park and the Mink Bay Trails.
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Travelers enjoy both land and water eco systems when exploring. There are groups of islands, hidden bays, beaches and First Nation pictographs. On land there are rocky canyons, towering cliffs, waterfalls, white water rivers, rolling hills and forests.
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