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.

Revealing the best photographs of 2017 from Can Geo's Photo Club members
a prairie chicken dancer and his daughter at Wanuskewin Heritage Park

T.J. Warren, a prairie chicken dancer, and his daughter Omiyosiw Nazbah Warren, a jingle dress dancer, visit Wanuskewin Heritage Park for a ceremony. (Photo: Tourism Saskatoon)

Photo: Tourism Saskatoon
The cultural site near Saskatoon is working to connect non-Indigenous and Indigenous people to 6,000 years of the region’s First Nations heritage
Banff wildlife overpass, anniversary, national park, bear, wolf, elk, cougar

Twenty years later, Banff National Park's system of wildlife overpasses and underpasses are still praised around the world for having drastically reduced wildlife collisions in the busy park. (Photo: Gloria Dickie)

Photo: Gloria Dickie
The innovative structures are heralded for having opened migration corridors and saved countless animals from vehicle collisions
There's a reason photographers call it the "magic hour" 
auroras northern lights collage

Photos of the northern lights from Can Geo's Instagram community.

A roundup of the best photos of the northern lights submitted to our hashtag this week
Google Trekker at Tanquary Fiord Quttinirpaaq National Park

A Parks Canada staff member hikes with the Google Trekker at Tanquary Fiord in Quttinirpaaq National Park. It's now possible to explore parts of Quttinirpaaq via Google Street View. (Photo courtesy Google, Parks Canada)

Photo courtesy Google, Parks Canada
It's now possible to virtually visit the northern tip of Canada
bear 148 in banff national park

Bear 148 is seen eating dandelions in this screenshot from a video captured by a remote wildlife camera near Banff in 2015. (Alex Taylor/Parks Canada)

Alex Taylor/Parks Canada
In spite of the best efforts of researchers and wildlife managers, the life of Bear 148 was destined to be cut prematurely short

The Great Trail is the world's longest network of recreational trails. Esri Canada teamed up with the Trans Canada Trail to produce an interactive map that will help with trail maintenance and community sharing of the trail. Explore the map here. (Map: Esri Canada/Trans Canada Trail)

Map: Esri Canada/Trans Canada Trail
As Canada's most famous trail celebrates its near completion, Esri Canada president Alex Miller discusses the ambitious trail map that is helping Canadians get outdoors

The metal garbage dump near Sylvia Grinnell River leeches petrochemicals, pesticides, and lead into its surroundings. (Photo: Transport Canada)

(Photo: Transport Canada)
Transport Canada is providing funding to clean up the toxic site that was left in the 1950's
whooping crane twins and their parents

A pair of whooping crane twins with their parents. (Photo: John Mckinnon/Parks Canada)

Photo: John Mckinnon/Parks Canada
Conservation managers at the park reported 63 new fledglings of the endangered bird this year
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