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
Oliver BC Rotary Beach Park includes a playground, picnic tables, washrooms, viewing benches, grass lawns and a small sandy beach.
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The Erratic Rock, today, is a tourism attraction in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada. There is a walking trail leading out to the rock. There are information signs located along the route. The trail then loops behind Big Rock before it loops back to the parking lot. Short and sweet.
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Backpackers complete the entire one-way 10 km Cape Fife Trail in about 4-6 hours. Many backpackers take even a longer time completing the trail so to enjoy the Argonaut Plain and the many unique west coast bog environments along the way leading to the East Beach shelter at the end of the trail.
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Tow Hill Road
The 3.2 kilometre ( 2.1 mi ) hiking route follows a boardwalk, saw dust and rock slide trail leading up to the toe of the rock glacier and a viewing platform.
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Haines Highway
Haines Junction
Twin Lakes hiking trail, near Cherryville, British Columbia, Canada, is a moderate 8.9km there and back hike that has stunning views of the Monashee Mountains and two pristine mountain lakes.
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A short, short trail leads from the picnic area to a rocky, pebbled beach. At low tide more of the large rocks become exposed, exposing the beach thus creating more room to walk the rocks while beachcombing.
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Radium Hot Springs is a year round attraction located next to the village and within the Kootenay National Park boundaries next to the cliffs of Sinclair Canyon.
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The Bruce Peninsula section of the trail stretches from Tobermory to Wiarton, Ontario, Canada measuring 160 kilometres. It is recommended to schedule 8-9 days to complete the trail. This is is you plan on hiking 18-22 kilometres a day.
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Some say Whitewater Lake is one of the top birding sites in the province with over 200 bird species sighted in the park. The region is identified as a priority migratory bird habitat of Canadian importance for geese, waterfowl and shorebirds.
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