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
Popular destination on South Pender Island for adventure and for relaxation. The park features a sandy beach, rocky shoreline, tidal pools, hiking trails, wildlife and a wilderness campground.
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Ainslie Point Road
Heritage Walking Tour is an informative route following the path of many historical photo kiosks while walking the downtown streets in the the community
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100 Avenue
Fort St. John
Saskatchewan Beach includes an east beach and a west beach. The east beach includes a sandy beach, playground and a picnic area. The west beach includes a sandy beach, a playground, a boat launch and a sailing club.
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Schooner Cove is a sandy beach destination located in the Pacific Rim National Park near the communities of Tofino and Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada.
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Tofino, Ucluelet
Great Chief Park was named after Chief Maskepetoon who was a Cree leader of the 1800s. He was first a warrior and then a peacemaker.
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Red Deer
The boardwalk lookout provides a 180 degree view of Thunder Bay including views of Lake Superior, The Sleeping Giant, Kaministiquia River, Fort william First Nation and the Thunder Bay International Airport.
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Mission Road
Thunder Bay
Stamp Falls Park is a waterfall educational park located near the community of Port Alberni, BC on Vancouver Island, Canada. The forested park is 327 hectares in size and home to a cascading waterfall and a popular Salmon spawning river. Popular for the salmon that is
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Beaver Creek Road
Port Alberni
The park is a network of easy-grade trails looping together exploring eco systems in a forest arboretum. The trail system is lined with some sitting benches and interpretive signs describing the various sections of the forest's eco systems.
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Loran Drive
Dawson Creek
Whitewood Lake is a very remote recreation lake destination deep in the back country forests located north of Kamloops, British Columbia Canada. The lake is a popular wilderness destination for fishing, camping, canoeing and mountain biking
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Jamieson Creek Forest Service Road