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
Buttermilk Falls is a 23 meter high plunge waterfall
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Mountain Brow Blvd
Fisgard Lighthouse is a sightseeing attraction and National Historic Site of Canada located in Victoria, British Columbia, (B.C.), Canada on Vancouver Island.
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603 Fort Rodd Hill Road
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Popular day-use hiking trail created in the Naikoon Provincial Park on Graham Island. The Queen Charlotte hiking trail is a moderately easy hike that covers 5 km return and should take 2 hours one way to complete based on fitness levels and tides. Return trip should take 4 -6 hours.
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Highway 16
Point Enragee Lighthouse is located on the northwest point of Cheticamp Island highlighted by the Point Enrageee Lighthouse. Point Enragee Lighthouse in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Du Harve Road
The Boulton Creek Trail is a 3 kilometre loop trail exploring through a forest of trees leading to a forest cabin, exploring along a mountain ridge and then back down along the banks of the creek.
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The trail is a combination of paved trails and side roads traveling in a north-south direction measuring 12+ kilometres. The trail is part of the TCT (Trans Canada Trail) system. The recreation trail explores forest, creeks, neighbourhoods and connects with various parks and the waterfront area in
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Main Street
North Bay
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The rewards of this mountain biking route includes some fantastic views of Sechelt Inlet, Mt. Richardson, the Caren Range Plateau and of the town of Sechelt, on the Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.
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Sechelt-Crucil Service Road
The Bow River Trail is a walking, jogging, stroller, roller blading and wheelchair accessible pathway. It is mostly paved and considered a very easy going route. However..
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Lake Louise
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The Tow Hill Hiking Trail is a short 15-30 minute trek (approx. 1 km - .6 mi. one way) through coastal forests comprised of ferns, deadfall and salal all the way to the summit of Tow Hill and a lookout deck.
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Tow Hill Road