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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Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park is a beautiful sandy beach with boardwalk trails protecting the sand dunes and providing easy access to the beach. Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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2249 Cow Bay Road
Dartmouth
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Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park is a 747 hectare (1845 acre) park featuring a 1.5 kilometre sandy and pebbled beach. Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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4348 Lawrencetown Road
Dartmouth
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Cole Harbour Heritage Park is a 162 hectare (400 acre) activity park highlighted by a network of 7 recreation trails totaling 22+ kilometres. Cole Harbour Heritage Park in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Dartmouth, Nova Scotia,
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256 Bissett Road
Dartmouth
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Cape Breton Highlands National Park is best known for its beautiful scenery, Acadian and Boreal forests, rugged cliffs, wildlife viewing opportunities (especially moose), Ingonish Beach, and the 26 hiking trails.
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37639 Cabot Trail
Cheticamp
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Point Enragee Lighthouse is located on the northwest point of Cheticamp Island highlighted by the Point Enrageee Lighthouse. Point Enragee Lighthouse in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Du Harve Road
Cheticamp
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Cheticamp Island Beach is a beautiful 1.5 kilometre sandy and pebbled beach on the Cape Breton Trail in the community of Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada. Cheticamp Island Beach in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Nova Scotia
Cheticamp
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Cabot Trail is a very popular sightseeing highway located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Baddeck
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Egypt Falls (aka Pipers Glen Falls or Appin Falls) is one of the more challenging short hiking trails (2 kilometre return) and the finest cascading waterfall in the region around Baddeck, NS, Canada. Egypt Falls in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Baddeck, Nova Scotia.
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115 Pipers Glen Road
Baddeck
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Bras d'Or Lake is an inland lake in the middle of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. The lake is a mixture of fresh and sea water connected by channels to the Atlantic Ocean. Bras d'Or Lake in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Baddeck

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