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
Nearby there are baseball diamonds, washrooms and a playground for children. The Newcastle Beach Recreation Area is ideal for group functions, tournaments, festivals and events. There is a camping area for groups who have booked the baseball diamonds for tournaments.
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The Skyline Trail is a long haul, overnight recreation trail exploring mountain passes of the Maligne Mountain Range near the community of Jasper, Alberta, Canada in the Jasper National Park.
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Simson Provincial Park is 461 hectare marine park in the Thormanby Islands. Accessed by water only, the preferred mode of transportation to the islands is a small boat, kayak or dingy
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Halfmoon Bay
Discover Clearbrook Park & Downes Bowl Trail. A recreation green space area with an activity trail located in the community of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada.
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Visitors will enjoy the natural beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, Albion Falls and Buttermilk Falls.
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600 Mud Street, Hamilton, Ontario
The park is home to one of the largest polar bear denning areas in the world. There is a caribou herd in the park numbering in the thousands called the Cape Churchill Herd. Beluga whales calve in the waters located, not far, from the park. And hundreds of local and migratory birds access the...
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The Hoodoo Trail is an easy going, moderately long hiking trail located near the Village of Banff, Alberta, Canada in the Banff National Park. The trail features some river, cliff, mountain and hoodoo sightseeing while hiking a forested trail along the banks of the Bow River.
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The 95.71 hectre (236.5 acre) Waterside Beach Provincial Park entertains smaller crowds there is one of the more private beach experiences in the region. Waterside Beach Provincial Park in Nova Scotia, Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near New Glascow, Nova Scotia.
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649 R. Grant Road
Caribou River
Lewis Park is a small community park located in the community of Courtenay. Two large Totem Poles mark the entrance of the park. Large grass lawns, baseball diamonds, skateboard park, some sitting benches, a playground, spray park, picnic tables and a pool.
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