About "National & Provincial Parks"

Canada’s network of national and provincial parks, marine conservation areas and historic sites protects the country’s most treasured natural and cultural spaces.

canada's coolest school trip

The grade 7/8 class from Duke of Connaught Jr. and Sr. Public School of Toronto, Ontario were the lucky grand prize winners of the 2016 Canada's Coolest School Trip contest. They won a 5-day all-expenses-paid trip to Jasper National Park in Alberta! (Photo: Jessica Finn/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Jessica Finn/Canadian Geographic
Tell every teacher and grade 8/secondaire 2 class about this amazing and educational travel opportunity
Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve

The proposed Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve is making progress towards becoming Canada's newest national park. (Photo: Tyrone Burke)

Photo: Tyrone Burke
Parks Canada is hosting public presentations across the country to discuss recent progress on the proposed national park reserve
Joggins Fossil Cliffs

View of the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, N.S., named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2008. (Photo: Michael C. Rygel/Wikimedia Commons)

Photo: Michael C. Rygel/Wikimedia Commons [CC by-SA 3.0]
Parks Canada is accepting applications for world heritage sites and seeking candidates for an advisory committee tasked with reviewing nominations
Sea kayaks on the Saguenay fjord

Sea kayaking is a popular activity on the Saguenay fjord, and draws visitors from around the world. (Photo: Sabrina Doyle/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Sabrina Doyle/Canadian Geographic
From sea kayaking to via ferrata, this area was made for adventure seekers
Sable Island horses

The horses on Nova Scotia's remote Sable Island are one of the world's last feral horse populations. One of the only ways to see them is through an Adventure Canada cruise. (Photo: George Kourounis)

Photo: George Kourounis
"I’ve been to every province and every territory in Canada and there’s no place quite like it."
Photo: @Penalosa_G/Twitter
Canmore, Alta. made a beautiful setting for the Canadian Parks Summit. (Photo: @Penalosa_G/Twitter)
Photo: @Penalosa_G/Twitter

A guide to visiting the British Columbia National Park

Writer Bruce Kirkby discusses his journey through Tuktut Nogait National Park

A satellite is seen going across the sky in Jasper National Park's dark sky preserve. (Photo: Tourism Jasper/Cory Johnn)

Photo: Tourism Jasper/Cory Johnn
Nine ways to get the most out of stargazing in the 11,000 square kilometer dark sky preserve
There's more to do in Canada's most southern National Park than watch birds (Photo: Andrea_44/Wikimedia Commons)
There's more to do in Canada's most southern National Park than watch birds (Photo: Andrea_44/Wikimedia Commons)
There's more to do in Canada's most southern National Park than watch birds (Photo: Andrea_44/Wikimedia Commons)
Point Pelee boasts some of the best birding in the country, but there's lots of other things to do in the park. Here's a few of them.
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