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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.