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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.