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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The Kleskun Hills were first created over 70 million years ago from the accumulation of sand, volcanic ash and clay. Over time the layers hardened forming shale, coal and sandstone known as the Wapiti Formation. The retreat of the Ice Age carved out the hills and the wind and rain polished the hills
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Grande Prairie
Sudbury Beach Park is a local community park located on Skaha Lake in the community of Penticton. The park is a day use park with a beautiful sandy beach and is popular for activities like suntanning, water sports, picnicking and relaxing.
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The hike is a full day adventure taking up to 3-6 hours round trip to complete. While trekking and exploring up the Confederation Lake Trail there are some views of Powell Lake and Inland Lake.
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Cordova Bay Beach is one of many beautiful beaches that surround Victoria, British Columbia. It is located in the Municipality of Saanich, at Cordova Bay Village, 14 kilometers from Victoria. It is a good beach for swimming, picnics, and building sandcastles.
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Cordova Bay Village Victoria BC
The 3-6 days spent hiking along muddy trails, wooden bridges, climbing over deadfall trees, trekking along sandy and pebbled beaches provides lots of opportunity to discover spanning ocean views, historical shipwrecks and Haida Ancient Village Sites.
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Willband Creek Park is an urban wetland park located in the community of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. The parkland features two retention ponds and circling those ponds are two loop trails. Activities include walking, jogging and birdwatching.
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Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve is a 64 km² reserve located on the southwest tip of the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland and home to one of North America's largest seabird colonies.
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Saint Bride's
Combined, the hiking trails provide 5 kilometres of adventure. During the summer months the trails are popular for hiking, walking, self guided nature tours, photography and birdwatching. In the winter the trails are used as cross country ski routes.
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Merry Creek Forest Service Road
Popular activities enjoyed in the park include swimming, picnicking, birdwatching, wind surfing, boating, canoeing, water skiing, hiking, camping, xc skiing, snowmobiling and tobogganing.
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