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
Dickson Dam is a sightseeing destination on the Red Deer River located west of the community of Innisfail, Alberta, Canada. The construction of the dam created Gleniffer Lake.
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The Hoodoo Trail is an easy going, moderately long hiking trail located near the Village of Banff, Alberta, Canada in the Banff National Park. The trail features some river, cliff, mountain and hoodoo sightseeing while hiking a forested trail along the banks of the Bow River.
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sland Park is the main events park and recreation destination located in the community of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada. The park is the site of a winter festival of lights, summer events and year round activities.
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Portage La Prairie
Visitors will enjoy the natural beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, Albion Falls and Buttermilk Falls.
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600 Mud Street, Hamilton, Ontario
Things to do on Harrison Lake in the Harrison River Valley near the community of Harrison Hot Springs BC. Harrison Lake is the largest lake located in southwestern British Columbia, Canada.
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Harrison Hot Springs
Deer Lake Park is a recreation destination during the summer months and a year-round cultural destination for artistic facilities in Burnaby, BC, Canada.
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Spirling Road
Wilderness park with hiking and mountain biking trails, a beaver pond, big trees, Snootli Creek... and it is a recreation destination with rodeo grounds and a baseball diamond.
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Walker Park Road
Bella Coola
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Crystal Lake, the shoreline wetlands and marsh-like areas are all protected nesting and mating grounds for many species of birds, most notably Trumpeter Swans.
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Grande Prairie
Blackwater Creek Trail in Powell River, BC Canada on the Sunshine Coast is a comfortable 4 km hike and mountain bike ride. The trail route is used by both hikers and mountain bikers, so keep your head up.
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Burma Road
Powell River