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
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Nuu-chah-nulth Trail is a connecting hiking trail visiting sandy beaches and exploring a rainforest on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Pacific Rim National Park near the Villages of Tofino and Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada.
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Pacific Rim Highway
Tofino, Ucluelet
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The Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area is a wildlife management, cattle farming and activity destination located east of the community of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in the Central Alberta region.
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Centennial Park is a recreation and sporting field destination located in the community of White Rock. There are trails, picnic tables, sporting fields, an arena and a playground.
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North Bluff Road
White Rock
The Arthur Mayse Hiking Trail is located along the shores of a channel on the banks of the Oyster River in Saratoga Beach, BC on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The loop trail visits a fish breeding pond and explores along a 575 metre long waterway called the Arthur Mayes Side Channel.
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Saratoga Beach
A 13 hectare park destination is a wilderness park, more than a provincial park because of the rustic nature and the odd campground layout..The recreation destination is a popular getaway for explorers who enjoy boating, swimming, camping, fishing, canoeing, swimming, wind surfing and water skiing.
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Sowchea Bay Road
Fort St. James
Rock Sitting Creek Waterfall is located just off Balance Rock Road in Skidegate, BC.
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Balance Rock Rd
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Low tides empty the bay exposing a pebbled, sandy beach with seagulls soaring above, Bald Eagles nesting in the nearby trees and the winds of nature surrounding you.
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School Road
Hopewell Rocks in Moncton, New Brunswick on Canada's Adventure Travel Guide for planning NB parks, trails, attractions, activities, and more.
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Discovery Road
A short well-maintained walking trail explores a canyon of trees, some standing and some not, while crossing foot bridges before connecting to a viewing deck looking up at the falls.
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Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Rd