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
Fisgard Lighthouse is a sightseeing attraction and National Historic Site of Canada located in Victoria, British Columbia, (B.C.), Canada on Vancouver Island.
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603 Fort Rodd Hill Road
Shawinigan Park is a sprawling community park with winding paved pathways through beautiful mature trees in Calgary Alberta. This is an excellent park for walking or jogging with benches amongst the trees to rest on.

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224 Shawmeadows Road SW
The highlight of the park is the Quinsam Salmon Hatchery and the three waterfalls - the Elk, Moose and Deer Waterfalls. The waterfalls are all on the Campbell River. Elk Falls is the biggest at 25 metres. Along the trails are viewing platforms, viewing benches overlooking the falls and canyon cliffs
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Campbell River
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
The Eleanor Kidd Gardens is a vibrant display of floral colors. There are gardens of annuals and perennials surrounded by groves of trees and various shrubs.
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18th Street
Grey Canal Bella Vista in Vernon BC Canada is a flat scenic hike that takes you behind orchards, residential homes and through grassland areas. Things to do in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia.
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6996 Pinto Pl, Vernon, BC V1H 1B9
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
Cataracts Provincial Park is a waterfall experience while exploring a crazy twisting boardwalk trail with stairs before visiting a lookout with views of the falls. Cataracts Provincial Park in Newfoundland Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Placentia, Newfoundland, Canada.
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The Auriol Trail is a recreation trail located in the Kluane National Park and Reserve near the community of Haines Junction, Yukon Territory, Canada. The adventure trail explores the valleys and forests of the sub alpine and lower slopes of the Auriol Ridge of the Auriol Mountain Range.
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Haines Highway
Haines Junction