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
Mactaquac Provincial Park, Fredericton, New Brunswick on Canada's Adventure Travel Guide for planning activities in NB provincial parks, trails, beaches, marinas and more.
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1256 Route 105
Popular sandy beach destination in the region for summer enthusiasts who enjoy swimming, canoeing, kayaking, boating, beachcombing, sea-doing, canoeing, water-skiing, and sun worshiping.
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3799 Canoe Beach Dr
Salmon Arm
The Bower Ponds Park is a family park and activity destination located in the southwest sector of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. Bower Ponds is part of the larger park and trail network in Red Deer called Waskasoo Park.
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Red Deer
Parlee Beach Provincial Park in Shediac, NB is a sandy beach promoted as having the warmest salt water in Canada.
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45 Parlee Beach Rd
During the summer months the activities enjoyed in the park include hiking, canoeing, birdwatching, sightseeing and picnicking. During the winter snowfall months the trails transform into snowshoe routes.
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Blackdale Road
Bud Miller Park is a year round destination with flower gardens, sitting benches, day use picnic areas, outdoor amphitheater activities like hiking, fishing, tennis, volleyball, lawn bowling, snowshoeing, xc skiing, tobogganing and ice skating.
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59 Ave
The city's largest park covering over 65 acres of well maintained lawns dissected by pathways leading to viewing benches looking out over the Fraser River, flower gardens, a First Nation cemetery and a children's playground and water park.
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17th Ave
Prince George
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Saskatoon Island Provincial Park is a popular activity and camping destination located in the Peace Country region of Northern Alberta near the community of Grande Prairie. The 100 hectare provincial park is surrounded by water.
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Grande Prairie
Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site is a 53 kilometre long hiking trail spanning from Skagway, Alaska, USA to Carcross, Yukon Territory, Canada. The historic hiking route was a major transportation route used by miners during the Yukon Gold Rush.
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South Klondike Highway