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 protected areas
Map: Chris Brackley/Can Geo
Visualize all of the parks, wildlife areas, forest and marine reserves across Canada to compare how much of each province and territory has been protected
How national parks are helping to conserve species
Base map: Chris Brackley/Canadian Geographic
From plains bison in Elk Island National Park to beluga whales in Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park, Parks Canada is leading the charge on these crucial wildlife recovery programs 
Photo: Megan Lorenz
Photographer Megan Lorenz shares her experience shooting in Canada's oldest provincial park
algonquin park wolf
Photo: Erika Squires/Can Geo Photo Club
Province implements hunting and trapping ban in four provincial parks
Ivvavik National Park landscape
Photo: Steyr/ Wikimedia Commons
Parks Canada wants the public to nominate Canadian places worthy of UNESCO World Heritage status. Here are the six sites still on the waiting list.
Qausuittuq National Park
Photo: Marlis Butcher
In Canada's high Arctic, endangered Peary caribou now have a protected home
canada's coolest school trip
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
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
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
Photo: Sabrina Doyle/Canadian Geographic
From sea kayaking to via ferrata, this area was made for adventure seekers
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