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
The park includes the point, a forest of old growth Douglas Fir trees, a beach, an islet and some jagged, rocky cliffs. It is a popular day use destination on Hornby Island for hiking, scuba diving, swimming, sightseeing, kayaking and picnicking.
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St. John's Point Road
Serpentine Fen Park also referred to as the Serpentine Wildlife Area is a protected wetland-marsh eco system popular for birdwatching and walking trails in the region of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. The trails follow a system of dykes leading to 3 viewing towers.
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44th Avenue
Miracle Beach enjoys vast sandy beaches and over 2 kilometres of hiking trails. The beach is a popular summer beachcombing area. Miracle Beach is next door to Saratoga Beach and part of the Miracle Beach Provincial Park.
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Burnaby Mountain is one of the dominant geographical features of Burnaby, BC, Canada. The mountain peak reaches an 370 metres (1214 ft) and looks out over Burrard Inlet and the City of Vancouver.
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Barnett Highway
Central Park is the main community park located on the banks of the Bow River in the Village of Banff, Alberta, Canada in the Banff National Park.
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Happy Rolph's Bird Sanctuary & Petting Farm is located along the shores of Lake Ontario in St.Catharines and provides residents and tourists alike with an opportunity to experience a variety of animals, birds and plants, in a natural setting.
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650 Read Rd
St. Catharines
Montague Waterfront Park and Trail, Montague, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Your Adventure Travel Guide for planning activities in PEI parks, trails, campgrounds, tours, guides and vacations.
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Station St
Bowen Park is a popular area for many activities including swimming, birdwatching, hiking, picnicking, disc golf, tennis, baseball and lawn bowling. Swimming can be enjoyed in the river or in the outdoor swimming pool in the park. Birdwatching is best enjoyed near the duck pond or at the south end
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Bowen Road
The park includes a variety or features, including water loops, a tower, a spray-zy-daisy and ground sprays.
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761 Switzer Drive