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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.

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Alberta

Alberta Parks & Trails

British Columbia

British Columbia Parks & Trails

Manitoba

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

Nunavut Parks & Trails

Ontario

Ontario Parks & Trails

Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Parks & Trails

Quebec Parks

Quebec Parks & Trails

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Parks & Trails

Yukon

Yukon Parks & Trails
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Activities enjoyed at the beach include swimming, beachcombing and sightseeing. The beach is also a beach launch site for kayakers looking to explore the coastline. There are islands along the coastline worth exploring like Newcastle, Jesse, Snake and Brandon Islands. There is parallel parking
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Departure Bay Road
Nanaimo
3 Mile Bend includes a popular off leash dog park, a day use picnic area, a paved trail and a ski jump. You must be comfortable with dogs when visiting this park as there are many on most days.
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Red Deer
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The Banff National Park has grown to include over 1,500 kilometres of recreational trails for hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, xc skiing and snowshoeing. There are ski mountains, picnic areas, summit lookouts, camping, mountain resorts, alpine teahouses, lakes, waterfalls, history and more.
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The Mississagi Lighthouse and Heritage Park is a travel destination popular for sightseeing located on the far east end of the island near the village of Meldrum Bay, Ontario, Canada.
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Hwy #540
Meldrum Bay
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Bethune Park is a small community park in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
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75 Bethune Blvd. Scarborough, ON M1M 3C5
Scarborough
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City Hall Park is a floral garden and public park destination located in the centre of the community of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. The park is the front yard of the Red Deer City Hall building.
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Red Deer
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The Bruce Peninsula section of the trail stretches from Tobermory to Wiarton, Ontario, Canada measuring 160 kilometres. It is recommended to schedule 8-9 days to complete the trail. This is is you plan on hiking 18-22 kilometres a day.
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Highway 6
Tobermory
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The park is situated on both banks of Spring Creek. It is an environment of shallow marshes and sloughs protected by tall grasses and cat tails surrounded by large green grass lawns and some small groves of trees.
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Moose Jaw
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Indian Head - McIntyre Bluff is a mountain of white granite towering 265 metres providing far reaching views near the communities of Oliver and Okanagan Falls, British Columbia, Canada.
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300 Covert Place
Oliver