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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Graham Park is a small popular park for families with small children located in Toronto Ontario Canada. Located just off of Saint Clair Avenue West, the park features a playground and benches to relax.
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11 Atlas Ave.
Saint Clair Ave. West
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Grey Canal Swan Lake East in Vernon BC Canada is a scenic 8+ kilometre walk through old remnants from BC's longest irrigation channel.
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7979 Baker Hogg Rd
Vernon
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Grey Canal Bella Vista in Vernon BC Canada is a flat scenic hike that takes you behind orchards, residential homes and through grassland areas. Things to do in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia.
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6996 Pinto Pl, Vernon, BC V1H 1B9
Vernon
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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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