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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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The activities enjoyed on the 4.5+ km paved pathway are year round. Some of the activities enjoyed in the summer months include walking, biking, roller blading, picnicking, jogging, sightseeing and birding.
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Dorothy Street
Regina
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Kager Lake Trail is a year-round, easy grade trail system located at the base of Boer Mountain connecting Kager, Long and Slug Lakes popular for (hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, horseback riding, birdwatching, ATV and snowmobiles.
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Tintagel Road
Burns Lake
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Haig Brown House is a Canadian Heritage Site located in the community of Campbell River. The estate was once the home to a heralded naturalist and environmentalist named Roderick Haig Brown.
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Campbell River
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Legacy Regional Park in Lethbridge Alberta Canada is the first major regional park on the north side of the city. Spanning over 73 acres, with over 6 km of walking trails to enjoy, multiple playgrounds, a splash park, Canada's 1st challenge course, picnic areas and so much more!
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400 Blackwolf Blvd N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 6P4
Lethbridge
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The 1 1/2 hour return hike starts opposite the Anvil Trail - Mariners Point Parking Lot found on Hwy 16 south of the Naikoon Park Headquarters. The Anvil Trail parking lot is a treat as it is right on the ocean providing fantastic views of Mariners Point!
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Hwy 16
Tlell
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Yukon River Loop Trail is a popular recreation route located in the community of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. The trail provides great views of the Yukon River (Schwatka Lake) and acts as a connector route for accessing some of the local attractions and other recreation trails in the region.
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Robert Service Highway
Whitehorse
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Blue Lake Provincial Park includes the lake, the long sandy beach with swimming area, the campground and activities including hiking, swimming, boating, canoeing, windsurfing, camping, water skiing, bird watching, rock climbing and fishing.
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Highway #647
Dryden
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The Orkney Lookout viewpoint in Drumheller, Alberta is easily accessible, enjoys a large gravel parking lot and is RV friendly... although the short gravel road accessing the viewpoint can be a bit rough.
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Drumheller
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Pomquet Beach (Pomquet Beach Provincial Park) is a 3 kilometre white sandy beach near the community of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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451 Pomquet Beach Rd
Antigonish