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
Red Point Trail and Picnic Area, Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick on Canada's Adventure Travel Guide for planning activities in NB parks, trails, beaches, lighthouses, and more.
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Red Point Trail
Grand Manan Island
The Watchtower Trail is a long day hike or backpacking adventure located in the Jasper National Park near the community of Jasper, Alberta, Canada. The route is in the Maligne Mountain Range region of the park exploring along Watchtower Creek.
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Malign Lake
Regina Beach is a very popular day-use only park. It is considered by some to be the one of the best sandy beach destinations in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada.
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The Willingdon Beach Trail is a 1.2 km trail. The Willingdon Beach Trail has some exposed beach walking opportunities. Willingdon Beach Park has parking, concession stand, museum, waterpark and grassy area.
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Marine Avenue
Powell River
The Lake Louise Lakeshore pathway is very well maintained, level and easy going most of the way. It measures about 2 kilometres long and follows the shores of Lake Louise. There are excellent views of glaciers and mountains.
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Lake Louise
The Royal British Columbia Museum is home to temporary exhibits on loan from far away places and permanent exhibits like the First Nations Gallery, the Natural History Gallery and the Modern Era Gallery.
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Government St
The conservation wetland area consists of 55+ kilometres of recreation trails popular for hiking, jogging and biking in the summer months and xc skiing & snowshoeing during the winter snow season.
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South Bay Road
The Knight Inlet boating and kayaking route is located off the coast of central-northeast Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The closest Vancouver Island communities to Knight Inlet are Port McNeill and Campbell River.
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Fox Mountain Trails consists of intermediate and expert mountain biking trails exploring along a ridge, moving from east to west, and then down Fox Mountain.
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Mason Road
Williams Lake