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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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.
Frog Falls Recreation Site is a small campground and day-use area along Wap Creek with a small campground. The recreation site is located near Sicamous and Revelstoke BC Canada & features a hiking trail to an 80ft waterfall in the beautiful forests of British Columbia Canada.
The Bow Valley Wildland Park is a rugged park established to protect wildlife and the sensitive natural habitat in the region. The park , in many ways, is divided into 3 sections on each side of Highway #1.
The King's Throne Trail is a hiking trail located in the Kluane National Park and Reserve near the shores of Kathleen Lake. The turquoise-green recreation lake is located just south of the community of Haines Junction, Yukon Territory, Canada.
Emerald Lake is a sightseeing destination located north of the community of Carcross. The lookout point provides many who travel the highway with an opportunity to enjoy some great views of a turquoise-green lake and some mountain ranges.