of wonders awaits you in the
Canadian parks -
from great wilderness and outdoor adventure, towering cliffs, rugged
shorelines, windowswept sand dunes and
seemingly bottomless gorges. And with each of parks serving up a truly
one-of-a -kind buffet of natural wonders, you won't find yourself
running short of inspiration any time soon.
From a stroll on the endless beaches of Pacific Rim National Park
Reserve to a seaside dinner of candlelight and Atlantic lobster in
Fundy National Park, you're going to love Canada's National Parks...
- Alberta is
Canadian province with 5 National Parks, 75 Provincial Parks and
hundreds of provincial recreation areas. Alberta's
provincial parks and protected areas provide access to some
of the best destinations in North America for nature-based outdoor
recreation and natural heritage appreciation.
British Columbia Parks
into the most beautiful and challenging natural vonders of Canada.
Travel from the steep, rugged mountains, warm, moist climate and
wide variety of plant and animal life typical of Glacier National Park
of Canada to the dense old-growth rainforest of giant cedar and pine.
Discover unique nature and ancient trails and culture of the first
New Brunswick Parks
- Each of
New Brunswick’s beautiful parks offers uniquely different experiences.
Kouchibouguac is a fascinating mosaic of bogs, salt marshes, tidal
rivers, sparkling freshwater systems, sheltered lagoons, abandoned
fields and tall forests which characterizes the Maritime Plain Natural
Region. The tidal fluctuation of the Bay of Fundy is the highest in the
world. Discover a surprising variety of natural treasures...
- Manitoba's parks offer a wide range of services and
facilities for your year-round enjoyment. No matter what recreational
activities you pursue, you are sure to enjoy spectacular natural
environments, unique cultural sites, sandy beaches and clear waters.
When you are ready to experience everything under the sun, come to
Manitoba: Canada's Wapusk National Park -
& So Much More
- Canada's Wapusk National Park on the
shores of Hudson's Bay in the
north-eastern corner of Manitoba is remote and access is available only
through a handful of approved commercial tour operators. The effort
involved in getting there pales in comparison to the thrill of watching
polar bear mothers wrestle with their cubs in the snow just metres from
your big-wheeled Tundra Buggy.
Nova Scotia Parks
- In Nova
Scotia, you’re never far from
nature. Nova Scotia's many expansive nature parks have so much to offer
– from endless rivers to wilderness camping, to sandy beaches and
massive forests. Several parks allow for safe deep woods camping by
canoe or kayak, while even our golf courses are typically surrounded by
forest or ocean – or even both!
& Labrador Parks
variety of natural environments in this province is spectacular. They
span everything from Newfoundland's rugged south coast, maritime
barrens, and the Tablelands of Gros Morne, to the windy peaks of the
Torngat Mountains and the sub-Arctic tundra of northern Labrador.
Northwest Territories Parks
Imagine hiking in a National Park at the top of the world, where
caribou spend the summer. Canoe a wild northern river few have ever
seen. Hop a bush plane and go flightseeing over the Nahanni, the
Mackenzie Delta, or Great Slave Lake's East Arm. Or relax aboard a jet
boat, and travel a northern river to a secluded mountain lodge.
territorial parks, heritage rivers and special places offer numerous
opportunities to explore, learn, be inspired, or simply to lay back and
enjoy yourself. Sweeping
glaciers and polar sea ice meet jagged granite mountains in
Auyuittuq National Park of Canada. Established in 1976, Auyuittuq - an
Inuktitut word meaning "land that never melts" - protects
19,089 km 2
of glacier-scoured terrain. Sirmilik National Park
represents the Northern Eastern Arctic Lowlands Natural Region and
portions of the Lancaster Sound Marine Region. The park will comprise
three separate land areas. Bylot Island is a spectacular area of rugged
mountains, icefields and glaciers, coastal lowlands and seabird
- A large part of
Ontario is covered by protected parks and wilderness areas. Those with
a passion for
the outdoors can find a range of experiences from the wild and
challenging to family oriented outings. The choices are endless, but it
is always guaranteed that the setting is amidst a spectacular natural
backdrop, some surprisingly close to urban centres. Visit a park and
take a timeout from the quick pace of everyday life.
Prince Edward Island Parks
Prince Edward Island has a reputation as a province of outstanding
natural beauty. The coastline consists of a
combination of long
beaches, dunes, red sandstone
cliffs, salt water marshes and numerous bays and harbours.
- Whether you want
to enjoy the great outdoors, make new discoveries or simply relax,
you'll have a totally unique experience in Québec's most
beautiful natural environments! Québec’s parks are organized to
promote discovery while
respecting sensitive zones and keeping environmental impacts to a
Saskatchewan has two national parks: Prince Albert National Park of
Canada, in the north central region of the province, and Grasslands
National Park of Canada in the southwest. Two
National Parks and 34 Provincial Parks are among more than two million
hectares/five million acres of parkland. Forest and prairie trails,
uncrowded beaches, spacious campsites, scenic golf courses and
comfortable lodges will help elevate your Saskatchewan park experience.
- The Yukon's major
appeal is its nearly pristine nature. Tourism relies
heavily on this, and there are many organised outfitters and guides
available to hunters and anglers and nature lovers of all sorts. Sports
enthusiasts can paddle lakes and rivers with canoes and kayaks, ride or
walk trails, ski or snowboard in an organized setting or access the
backcountry by air or snowmobile, climb the highest peaks of North
America or take a family hike up smaller mountains, or try ice climbing
and dog sledding.
Whateever outdoor adventure you may be seeking you'll find in great
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