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
The Haynes Point Provincial Park is situated on a spit surrounded by sandy beaches, a lake and wetlands popular for swimming, sun bathing, boating, camping, hiking and fishing.
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32 Avenue
The city's largest park covering over 65 acres of well maintained lawns dissected by pathways leading to viewing benches looking out over the Fraser River, flower gardens, a First Nation cemetery and a children's playground and water park.
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17th Ave
Prince George
Cottonwood Island Nature Park in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada is a very popular year round recreation destination located where the Nechako and Fraser River meet in the community.
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River Road
Prince George
Discover Clayburn Creek Park and Trail. A forested, wilderness recreation trail exploring along the banks of Clayburn Creek, near the Village of Clayburn, located north of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada.
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Joel Weeks Park is a community park in the east end of Toronto, featuring various attractions such as stone animals and a playground.
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10 Thompson St, Toronto, ON M4M 1L9
Riverside, east end of Toronto
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The hiking-only park is a popular gathering place for families, walkers, photographers and naturalists. The four walking hiking trails are well marked and are all loop trails.
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3110 Sunshine Coast Highway
Roberts Creek
A resting spot for many activities and sightseers. The park enjoys large grass lawns, a waterfront path, washrooms, viewing benches, picnic tables, gazebo shelter, beach volleyball, a playground and a splash park.
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The Madeline Lake Day Use Area on the Ingraham Trail is a picnic site and a boat launch. The day use picnic area includes some picnic tables, fire pits and great views of the lake. The boat launch is used to access, both, Madeline and Prosperous Lakes.
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Ingraham Trail
The Grant Narrows Regional Park is situated on the southern shores of Pitt Lake and on the banks of the Pitt River. However... it is an enclosed park surrounded by dykes and nearby wetland, bog and marsh areas - most notably the Katzie Marsh and the Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area.
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Rannie Road
Pitt Meadows

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