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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 Parks & Trails

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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 Pacific Rim National Park is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The park is world renown for its remote sandy beaches, wilderness camping opportunities, kayaking, hiking and backpacking,
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Port Renfrew, Bamfield
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Lake Winnipeg is the worlds 10th largest fresh water lake. Grand Beach Provincial Park is one of the more popular parks on the large lake. The beach park is a mixture of eco systems consisting of 12 foot sand dunes, long sandy beaches, jackpine forests, wetland bogs and marshland.
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Grand Beach
The provincial park is a small park measuring only 4 square kilometers. The landscape consists of wildflower meadows and groves of mixed forest trees including cedar, juniper, aspen, spruce, jack pine and birch.
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Swan River
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A popular gathering place where the warm waters of Lake Erie meets miles of white sandy beach providing great windsurfing, swimming and sunbathing. There is a picnic area, rest room facilities and volleyball courts on site.
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69 Lake Road, Port Colborne, Ontario
Port Colborne
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The walkway is a pedestrian path located in Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada. The path follows the southern shore of Harrison Lake from one end to the other and passes by the main sandy beach as well as docks, flower gardens and businesses. The promenade provides great views of the lak
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Harrison Hot Springs
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On Salt Spring Island, from the Baynes Peak Summit on Mount Maxwell the mountain park enjoys ocean, mountain and island views of Burgoyne Bay and the Sansum Narrows.
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Mount Maxwell Road
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Alki Creek Trail is a challenging hiking trail, loaded with alpine scenery, located north of St. Mary Lake near Marysville which is west of the community of Kimberly, BC in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada.
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St Mary's Lake Road
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The Star Trek Station was built to look like and provide the feeling of being on the planet Vulcan. Some even say the Space Station arrived from the night sky landing permanently in the community of Vulcan.
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Welcome to Fifty Point Conservation Area on Lake Ontario, a magnificent 80-hectare park with superb marina facilities in Stoney Creek. It's the place to be for a swim in Lake Ontario, family camping or a picnic for groups of any size.
Visitors can also enjoy fabulous lakefront views.
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