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
On the shore of Lake Ontario just minutes from Hamilton, Burlington's Spencer Smith Park is a great family park with something for everyone.
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1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON
Marquart Lake is located east of the community of Merritt, BC, Canada popular for fishing, canoeing and camping when exploring the wilderness regions near Sugarloaf Mountain.
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Lundbom Lake Road
Fort Edward National Historic Site is North America's oldest blockhouse. Fort Edward National Historic Site in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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67 Fort Edward Street
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
The activities enjoyed on the 4.5+ km paved pathway are year round. Some of the activities enjoyed in the summer months include walking, biking, roller blading, picnicking, jogging, sightseeing and birding.
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Dorothy Street
The park measures 400 hectares and protects both banks of the Kanaka Creek for approximately 12 kilometres. There are hiking trails, canoe and kayak launch, a fish hatchery, day use picnic area, wooden lookout towers and a waterfall.
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252nd Street
Maple Ridge
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
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
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The network of trails, the numbers of lakes and creeks while hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing in the Tetrahedron Provincial Park provides days of enjoyment and many photo moments.
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Gray Creek Forest Service Road