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.

Nunavut

Nunavut Parks & Trails

Quebec Parks

Quebec Parks & Trails

Newfoundland Parks

Newfoundland Parks, Trails & Places

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Parks & Trails

Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Parks & Trails

New Brunswick

New Brunswick Canada parks, trails, beaches, and historic places published by Canadian Travel Influencers while exploring Atlantic Canada.

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Parks & Trails

Ontario

Ontario Parks & Trails

Manitoba

Saskatchewan Parks & Trails

Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories Parks & Trails

Yukon

Yukon Parks & Trails

Alberta

Alberta Parks & Trails

British Columbia

British Columbia Parks & Trails
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Heritage Walking Trail and Boardwalk is an ideal walking and recreation pathway which tours the waterfront of the community of Placentia, Newfoundland, Canada. Heritage Walking Trails and Boardwalk in Newfoundland Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Placentia, Newfoundland, Canada.
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Placentia
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Castle Hill National Historic Site is a big part of Canadian history when the British and the French battled over the rights to North America, Canada and an important fishing industry. Castle Hill National Historic Site in Newfoundland Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Placentia.
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1 Old Castle Hill Rd
Placentia
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Waterfront Boardwalk is 1.2 kilometre stroll along the waterfront of the community of Sidney from the Fire Station Playground to the Joan Harris Cruise Ship Terminal. Waterfront Boardwalk in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Esplanade Street
Sydney
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The Big Fiddle is the largest in the world standing at about 18.2 metres tall (60 feet). The Big Fiddle in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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74 Esplanade Street
Sydney
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Wentworth Park is an urban park and a gathering place for many. The park centres around a pond popular for birds highlighted by a water fountain. Wentworth Park in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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744 George Street
Sydney
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Mira Gut Beach is a long sandy beach is at the mouth of the Mira River. Mira Gut Beach in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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45 Mira Bay Drive
Mira Gut
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Main-A-Dieu Beach is a 1 kilometre long beach accompanied by an extensive boardwalk trail raised over the seagrass covered sand dunes with lookout points. Main-A-Dieu Beach in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Main-A-Dieu
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Belfry Beach is located in the community of Gabarus, NS, Canada on Fourchu Bay which is east of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. Belfry Beach in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Belfry Road
Gabarus
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Dartmouth Waterfront Trail is a 3 kilometre one way trail exploring the waterfront of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Dartmouth Waterfront Trail in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Alderney Drive
Dartmouth

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