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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.

Select a Canadian Province or Territory to Explore Parks in Canada.

Alberta

Alberta Parks & Trails

British Columbia

British Columbia Parks & Trails

Manitoba

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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Cape Bonavista Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site is a 1843 stone lighthouse tower which rises out from the centre of a two story wooden building located on the northern tip of the Bonavista Peninsula in Newfoundland.
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Cape Shore Road
Bonavista
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Dungeon Provincial Park is a large sinkhole with two sea caves, "holes in the wall", carved out by the waves and winds of time. Dungeon Provincial Park in Newfoundland Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Bonavista, Newfoundland, Canada.
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Highway 235
Bonavista
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John Chabot Monument is in recognition of the site where the explorer named John Chabot first discovered North America. John Chabot Monument in Newfoundland Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Bonavista, Newfoundland, Canada.
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Cape Shore Road
Bonavista
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Gooseberry Cove Provincial Park is a beautiful sandy beach located in a protective cove. Gooseberry Cove Provincial Park in Newfoundland Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Placentia, Newfoundland, Canada.
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Highway #204
Gooseberry Cove
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Cataracts Provincial Park is a waterfall experience while exploring a crazy twisting boardwalk trail with stairs before visiting a lookout with views of the falls. Cataracts Provincial Park in Newfoundland Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Placentia, Newfoundland, Canada.
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Colinet
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Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve is a 64 km² reserve located on the southwest tip of the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland and home to one of North America's largest seabird colonies.
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Saint Bride's
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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