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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.

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Alberta

Alberta Parks & Trails

British Columbia

British Columbia Parks & Trails

Manitoba

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

Nunavut Parks & Trails

Ontario

Ontario Parks & Trails

Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Parks & Trails

Quebec Parks

Quebec Parks & Trails

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Parks & Trails

Yukon

Yukon Parks & Trails
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Beauvais Lake Provincial Park is located in Southern Alberta near Pincher Creek in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Recreational opportunities include camping, hiking, birding, boating and more in a super scenic environment.
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Highway 775
Pincher Creek
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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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Earlscourt Park is a park in West Toronto Ontario Canada that has walking paths, a track and field, murals and an off-leash dog park.
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1200 Lansdowne Ave.
St. Clair West & Avenue Road
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Cy Townsend Park is a small park with a playground north of midtown, Toronto Ontario Canada.
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455 Winona Drive
Vaughan-Oakwood neighbourhood
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The Rose Swanson Mountain Trail is a moderate hike offering scenic views along the way and views overlooking the Spallumcheen Valley.
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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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The Cataraqui Trail has trailhead in Smiths Falls and in Strathcona, Ontario. This family-friendly trail is great for hiking, biking, snowshoing, or cross-country skiing.
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234 1st Street
Smiths Falls