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
In Ontario's Wilderness Region the Greenwater Provincial Park is a 8,516 hectare nature park with 26 kettle lakes. The highlights in the park are the campgrounds, sandy beaches and outdoor adventures. The activities enjoyed include canoeing, fishing, picnicking, camping, swimming,and hiking.
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Highway 668
The Tonquin Valley is a prime adventure destination located in the Jasper National Park near the community of Jasper, Alberta, Canada. The Tonquin Valley is most popular for activities like hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, fishing and rock climbing in the summer months and cross country skiing
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The Oak Forest Trail measures about 2.0 kilometres long and, generally, follows a single-track, dirt and paved pathway along the shores of Minnow Lake before leading to elevated views overlooking the lake and city.
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Howey Road
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Largest collection of petroglyphs on the Canadian plains and one of five sites in Canada where petroglyphs are found on horizontal rock surfaces.
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Main Street and Lalonde Avenue
St. Victor
Springbank Park is a large park along London's Thames River with beautiful mature trees and great pathways. Great for family picnics, jogging, biking, friendly. Don't miss Storybook Gardens while there!
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Old Growth Hiking Trail is a wilderness loop trail exploring giant, ancient cedar forests along the banks of the Kokanee Creek. The hiking only trail is located northeast of the community of Nelson. BC in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada.
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Kokanee Glacier Road
The Kettle Lakes Provincial Park is best known for its kettle lakes, eskers and erratics. The lakes are a popular destination for adventures like canoeing, kayaking, swimming, birding and fishing for rainbow, brook trout, perch and northern pike.
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Highway # 101
Iroquois Falls
Portage Bay Recreation Area is located west of the Community of Kenora, Ontario, Canada. The region is best known for its ball fields, tennis courts, skateboard park and the Mink Bay Trails.
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2nd West Bay Road
The 12 kilometre K&S Wagon Road Trail is popular for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, ATVing in the summer months and cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.
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