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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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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Uisge Bàn Falls Provincial Park is a 2 kilometre hiking trail through forests to a beautiful waterfall on Cape Breton Island near the community of Baddeck, NS, Canada. Uisge Bàn Falls Provincial Park in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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715 North Branch Road
Baddeck
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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site is tribute site to the scientific discoveries of Alexander Graham Bell while living in Baddeck, NS, Canada. Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck
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Lake Milo Beach is a popular fresh water destination for many activities near Yarmouth, NS. Canada. Lake Milo Beach in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Evangeline Trail
Yarmouth
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Cape Forchu Lighthouse is the first lighthouse of its type, called "applecore", lighthouse. It is definitely a different style of lighthouse from most on the Atlantic Ocean coastline. Cape Forchu Lighthouse in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1856 Highway 304
Yarmouth
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Smugglers Cove Provincial Park refers back to a time when smugglers roamed the Bay of Fundy waters. The cove and its caves were once used to smuggle liquor during the prohibition of the 1920s. Smugglers Cove Provincial Park in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Yarmouth.
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7651 Highway 1
Yarmouth
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