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
Wells, BC, Canada in the North Cariboo-Chilcotin Region, British Columbia is a small town in the Cariboo Mountains perched up on a hill near the Jack of Clubs Lake east of Quesnel BC. The community is surrounded by a network of lakes and rivers, recreational trails, wildlife and B.C. history.
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Highway #26
Kinsmen Park is a community park and sporting destination with recreation facilities, picnic areas and walking paths located in the community of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada.
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Prince Albert
The Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump preserves and protects the actual site of a buffalo hunt. The site is the oldest buffalo hunting grounds of its kind in North America. And in 1981 the site was recognized as a UNESCO Heritage Site.
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Fort MacLeod
Jaycees Park is a hill park and recreation destination with paved trails, baseball fields, a lake and some green space areas. Activities enjoyed in the park include walking, birding, baseball and tobogganing.
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48 Street on 45 Avenue
kerncliff park 2
Kerncliff Park is a pleasant place to explore via gravel paths and a boardwalk.
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2198 Kerns Rd
Naxwit Picnic Site and Day Use Area in Lillooet, Cariboo-Chilcotin Region, British Columbia, Canada is a very well maintained day-use-only site with plenty of informational billboards highlighting the history and wildlife of the region.
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Duffey Lake Road
The open space, amenities, parking and location make this park a popular destination for families and for holding special events like weddings and holiday celebrations. Rotary Park is easily accessible and within walking distance to many downtown services.
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The lake is a very popular destination for many who like lake activities. On the shores of the small lake is a wilderness forestry campground with a day use area, pit toilets and a roof top boat launch. The lake attracts people to the park for the fishing, camping, swimming, picnicking.
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Paska Lake Road
Logan Lake
Horth Hill Regional Park is located in North Saanich popular for hiking, sightseeing, picnicking and horseback riding.
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Wain Road