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
Bicentennial Trail is a recreation trail popular for mountain biking and hiking in the community of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada. The trail was constructed to celebrate the Bicentennial of the community of Rocky Mountain House.
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Rocky Mountain House
The activities enjoyed on the 4.5+ km paved pathway are year round. Some of the activities enjoyed in the summer months include walking, biking, roller blading, picnicking, jogging, sightseeing and birding.
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Dorothy Street
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 park is a National Historic Site of Canada and was once a fur trading post operated by the Hudson's Bay Company. The fort was a post for trading furs, supplies, food and guns, as well as, a transportation depot for exporting goods to far away lands.
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Mavis Street
The Blueberry Hill Trail is a 1 kilometre loop hiking path which leads to 2 lookouts and a hilltop gazebo. The views from the hilltop gazebo are the highlights of the trek.
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Bancroft Street
Cottonwood Falls Park is a small community park with flower gardens and a waterfall. The park rests at the foot of Cottonwood Falls and on the banks of Cottonwood Creek in the community of Nelson, BC which is in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada.
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Government Road
Point Daly Reserve, Bathurst, New Brunswick on Canada's Adventure Travel Guide for planning activities in NB parks, trails, beaches, historic sites, and more.
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2075 Carron Dr
Castle Hill National Historic Site is a big part of Canadian history when the British and the French battled over the rights to North America, Canada and an important fishing industry. Castle Hill National Historic Site in Newfoundland Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Placentia.
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1 Old Castle Hill Rd
Victoria Park is the main treed and green space parkland area to visit when exploring the downtown shops, stores, restaurants, galleries and boutiques located in the City of Regina.
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