From serene lakes, wild forests, jagged coastlines and sandy beaches, Canada’s National Park system is one of the world’s most extensive and beautiful. Whether you are looking to go camping in the quiet wilderness or spend time admiring the natural views from the window of a gorgeous resort, there is something for everyone in Canada’s National parks.
Must-See National Parks of Canada
Thousand Islands National Park
The Thousand Islands National Park is the home of the famous St. Lawrence River. In order to share the beauty of this area, the Thousand Islands National Park offers a variety of camping opportunities, including camping on the riverside or on an island. You can take advantage of the river by participating in a variety of watersports, as well as hiking the many trails in the area.
Banff National Park
Banff National Park is able to claim the title of Canada’s first national park, giving it a rich history that not many national parks can claim. When you visit Banff National Park, you get the chance to experience all of the natural wonders that Canada has to offer, including mountains, hot springs, and glaciers.
Fundy National Park
Fundy National Park is a beautiful area located in New Brunswick, Canada. This national park has many things to do, including hiking and camping. It is also the home to the Bay of Fundy, a bay that is famous for it’s high tides. Due to the location of this bay within the national park, you can also take advantage of the many watersport opportunities, including kayaking.
Yoho National Park
If you’re ready to experience everything Canada has to offer, then take a trip to Yoho National Park. This national park is the home of many points of interest, including the famous Spiral Tunnels and the beautiful Emerald Lake. When you visit, you’ll get the chance to see rock walls, waterfalls, and more natural attractions.
Bruce Peninsula National Park
This beautiful National Park is one of the largest protected areas in Southern Ontario. Featuring 1,000 year old cedar trees and rare orchids, the park boundaries on the breathtaking Niagara Escarpment. Visitors to the park will have the chance to enjoy the shores of Lake Huron and take in some wonderful beaches. Bruce Peninsula National Park also boasts and beautiful visitor’s center with a 65 foot observation tower, providing views that span the park. Don’t miss the grotto, a gorgeous cave made from limestone located on the shore between Georgian bay hiking trails and Marr lake.
There are many beautiful national parks in Canada. With so many adventures to be had, Canada’s National Parks are a must visit.
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!