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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

Alberta Parks & Trails

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British Columbia Parks & Trails

Manitoba

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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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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Tofino, Ulcuelet
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Part of a massive trail network exploring the lower slopes of Hudson Bay Mountain, especially the south facing slopes called the Smithers Community Forest.
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Hudson Bay Mountain Road
Smithers
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The park is home to many attractions and exhibits too. There is plenty to see outside and inside. Outside there is a monument, a statue, a railway car and some real unique structures like the Dawson Creek Station Museum and Art Gallery buildings.
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8th Street
Dawson Creek
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Gorman Lake Trail is an alpine lake and hiking trail in the backcountry mountains situated north of the community of Golden, BC in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. The lake destination is part of the Dogtooth Range of the Columbia Mountains.
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Kicking Horse Drive
Golden
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McConnell Lake-Lake Shore Loop Trail is another lesser-known gem for hiking, biking, fishing, canoeing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing located on the shores of McConnell Lake near the community of Kamloops, British Columbia
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Lac Le Jeune Road
Kamloops
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Ralph Klein Park & Environmental Educational Centre is named after Calgary's 32nd Mayor and Alberta's 12th Premier.
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12350 84th Street
Calgary
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Alert Bay is a magical and romantic destination located off the northern tip of Vancouver Island.
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Fir Street
Port McNeill
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Mispec Beach in Saint John, NB on Canada's Adventure Travel Guide for planning things to do during New Brunswick summers.
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3266 Mispec Road
Saint John
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Mill Lake Park is one of the more popular urban green space destinations for jogging, birdwatching, fishing, picnicking and canoeing.
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Emerson Street
Abbotsford