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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Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park is a beautiful 1 kilometre log sandy and pebbled beach, surrounded by sand dunes. Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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3297 Main Shore Road
Yarmouth
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Mavillette Beach Provincial Park is a 1.5 kilometre long sandy beach, surrounded by sand dunes and boardwalk paths. Mavillette Beach Provincial Park in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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295–395 John Doucette Road
Digby
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Major’s Point Historic Site commemorates the arrival of the Acadians in 1755. Major’s Point Historic Site in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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245 Doucette Point Road
Yarmouth
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Comeau's Hill Beach is a beautiful sandy beach (often with small crowds) situated in a protective cove with views of the Tusket Islands in the far distance. Comeau's Hill Beach in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Melbourne Rd
Yarmouth
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Cape Saint Mary Lighthouse Park (Le Parc du Phare au Cap Sainte-Marie) is a 0.84 hectare park featuring a 8.7 metre tall concrete lighthouse. Cape Saint Mary Lighthouse Park in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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John Doucette Road
Yarmouth
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Millennium Trail is a 2+ kilometre sightseeing recreation trail in the community of Wolfville, NS. Millennium Trail in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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83 Bishop Ave
Wolfville
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Grand-Pré National Historic Site is a site with great meaning to the proud Acadian people of Nova Scotia, Canada, who during 1682-1755, would not swear their allegiance to the British Crown. Grand-Pré National Historic Site in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Wolfville.
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2205 Grand-Pré Road
Wolfville
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Fort Edward National Historic Site is North America's oldest blockhouse. Fort Edward National Historic Site in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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67 Fort Edward Street
Windsor
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Victoria Park was first established in 1880. It is the signature park of the community featuring Joe Howe, and the Waddell waterfalls on the Lepper River. Victoria Park in Nova Scotia Canada is a top thing to do while exploring near Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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40 Douglas Street
Truro
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