Canada National Parks
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Canada National Parks


Aulavik National Park

Northern Banks Island,Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Aulavik National Park is located in Canada’s arctic environment and consists of over twelve thousand square kilometres. This diverse and impressive national park features geography that is highly varied including rivers valleys deserts and coastal landscapes. Many sub ecosystems exist in these areas, and the national park offers an adventurous playground for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.

Auyuittuq National Park

Baffin Island, Cumberland Peninsula, Nunavut

The Auyuittuq National Park will offer you almost twenty thousand square kilometres of galaciers and granite mountains. Areas of this park face onto the polar sea and you will have many opportunities to climb the highest peaks in the area, or trek across remote and wild regions.

Auyuittuq National Park

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Banff National Park

Rocky Mountains, Alberta
Banff National Park is Canada’s first national park and it is now a world heritage listed area. It is also the world’s third national park, and continues today to attract visitors from all over the world, as a premier attraction for outdoor pursuits and a range of wilderness areas, including glaciers, caves and hot springs.

Banff National Park

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Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Cape Breton Island
Cape Breton Highlands National Park includes the popular Cabot Trail, and the geography features spectacular cliffs that you can climb and hike past. If you make it to the top of one of these impressive cliffs, you will have views all around, of both wildlife and ocean scenery.

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

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Elk Island National Park

Elk Island
Elk Island National Park is a premier attraction for Canada’s wildlife enthusiasts. This precious strip of wildlife is home to many endangered and rare species including bison and elk. Activities include hiking and skiing, and this is also a highlighted area for bird watching.

Elk Island National Park

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Forillon National Park

Gaspé Peninsula
While Forillon National Park may be small in scale, compared to some of Canada’s largest parks, there is no limit to the beauty and history that it provides. This park features a showcase of tall and sweeping cliffs, that offer coastal views and the surrounding area is home to varied marine species and sea-bird life.

Forillon National Park

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Glacier National Park

Columbia Mountains
Canada’s Glacier National Park is home to old-growth forests, grizzly bears and mountain goats. Permanent glaciers are a features of this park, along with the rugged snow-capped mountains and the Rogers Pass National Historic site. This scenic park is majestic and highlights the true importance of Canada’s wilderness.

Glacier National Park

flickr image by Emily Rachel Hildebrand

GrosMorne National Park

Rocky Harbour, NL
In 1987, GrosMorne National Park was chosen to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today, the varied terrains and wildlife attract visitors from all around the world. Visit this park yourself, and you will enjoy the beauty of fjords, mountains and cliffs, marine life, and locals living in tiny fishing villages.

GrosMorne National Park

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Jasper National Park

The Rockies
Located within Canada’s Rockies, Jasper National Park offers the perfect balance between a relaxing getaway retreat and outdoor adventures. There are near endless stretches of hiking trails to explore, and campgrounds that allow you to get back to nature. Take to the extremes, or simply relax and enjoy the serenity.

Jasper National Park

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Kluane National Park and Reserve

Haines Junction, Yukon
Venture into this wilderness and you will be exploring one of Canada’s best national parks, and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kluane National Park contains 21,980 square kilometres of wilderness for camping, hiking and climbing – including Canada’s tallest peak, Mount Logan.

Kluane National Park and Reserve

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Kootenay National Park

Western Canada
Another one of Canada’s UNESCO World Heritage listed sites the Kootenay National Park is located within The Rockies. This park features a diverse offering of scenery, including snow-capped peaks and grassy planes with cactuses. The perfect getaway that offers a balance of wildlife and wilderness.

Kootenay National Park

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Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve

Havre-Saint-Pierre (Quebec)
Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve is a string of thousands of islands and islets, located along the North Shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The granite formations have be touched and shaped by the tides of centuries, and the surrounding area is home to dolphins, wales and other impressive marine species.

Mount Revelstoke National Park

Revelstoke, BC
Venture into Canada’s Mount Revelstoke National Park and you will enjoy the depth and peacefulness of ancient rainforests. Many of the old cedar trees in this national park are over 1,000-years-old, and the journey will not only be into the wilderness, but into the history of Canada itself.

Mount Revelstoke National Park

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Nahanni National Park Reserve

Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Nahanni National Park Reserve is located within the  Mackenzie Mountains Natural Region. This is an adventure paradise with both water and land experiences, suitable for thrill-lovers from all around the world. Nahanni National Park Reserve features canyons and white water rivers.

Prince Edward Island National Park

Charlottetown, PE
Prince Edward Island National Park is inclusive of L. M. Montgomery’s Cavendish National Historic Site, and Dalvay-by-the-Sea National Historic Site. If you are after a coastal paradise in Canada this is it, as you can easily explore beaches, waterways and wetlands during your outdoor adventure.

Prince Edward Island National Park

flickr image by Andrea Schaffer

Sable Island National Park

Sable Island
Sable Island National Park is located on the remote and offshore island, Sable Island. This location is beautiful and charismatic as it features an expansive range of animals and birds, including wild horses that roam the island. This location also features many old ship wrecks and the coast is filled with stories and history.

Torngat Mountains National Park

Nain, NL
The Torngat Mountains National Park covers 9,700 km2 of wilderness within Canada’sNorthern Labrador Mountains natural region. Fjords, waterways, islands and mountain peaks make this location perfect for hiking, hunting and fishing. This is also a place to discover polar bears and seals. Escape into the wilderness and explore the tranquillity of then unknown.

Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Park, AB
Waterton Lakes National Park is also known as the International Peace Park. This wildlife getaway features Canada’s Rockies, as they front onto the prairie lands. You will be able to explore waterways, tall mountains and rugged cliffs. This national park has been shaped and created by the elements.

Waterton Lakes National Park

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Wood Buffalo National Park

Northern Boreal Plains
Wood Buffalo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Canada’s most expansive national park. It is also one of the largest national parks in the world and has a seemingly endless stretch of paths and ecosystems to explore. Originally established to protect the bison that were living there, Wood Buffalo National Park continues to be a wildlife attraction.

Yoho National Park of Canada

Western Canada
Located in Canada’s Rockies, Yoho National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The diverse terrains and wilderness features bring together ice lands with plains and waterfalls. This national park is beautiful and rich with wildlife that can be seen through the hikes and camping locations available.

Date posted: 10th December, 2014

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