There are hundreds of provincial and national parks located across the country of Canada. Each one of them holds their own unique beauty, but there are some more than others that offer a sense of peace, calming tranquility through stunning sights which can only be found in a few places throughout our globe. That’s why we’ve compiled ten of the best national parks in Canada.
Thousand Islands National Park
Popular amongst paddlers and borders, the park’s campsite is located on twelve of the one thousand islands in the area. Those looking for more living space can now enjoy cabins which sleep up to six people. Stunning sights, constant adventure, and wildlife all await at this park.
Fundy National Park
The Bay of Fundy, one of the biggest natural attractions in the country has the world’s highest tides and lowest tides. There’s a broad range of campsites in the park. There are campsites which are located in the middle of nowhere and others located near the entrance of the park. There’s something for everyone here.
Gros Morne National Park
Newfoundland’s second tallest peak is located in the Gros Morne National Park. The formation of this landscape dates make millions of years as there are only one hundred kilometers of hiking trails that reach uninhabited mountains or that take you to the sea. It’s one of the most stunning parks in the country.
Bruce Peninsula National Park
An eroded eastern shoreline, detailing the story of the planet from millions of years back is located on the west side of the Niagara Escarpment. There are bogs, beaches, forests and trails that go on for miles. In this park alone there are 300 species of birds. The most famous attraction of the park, its 1000-year-old cedar trees.
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
“Where the mountains meet the sea” is the reference most used when speaking about Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Nature wise there’s steep cliffs, deep river canyons, plateaux of forests, caves that go on for miles and so much more. The sea, mountains, and sky all meet one another at this park. Also, the highly endangered lynx of Canada can only be seen at this national park as well.
Prince Edward Island National Park
This is a family-friendly park that offers beaches, giant sand dunes, trails and its home to Green Gables. This is where the famous novel & television series “Anne of Green Gables” is based from. Three campsites are located in the park.
Nahanni National Park Reserve
This park holds some of the deepest river canyons in the world as it’s a place not for the faint of heart. Virginia Falls are twice the size of the Niagara Falls and is one of the most exciting places for white-water canoeing, rafting, kayaking and so much more.
Auyuittuq National Park
This is a park that very few have heard of, and it’s meant for experienced adventurers only. This off the beaten path national park is located just slightly north of the Arctic Circle. The park covers 19,089 square feet of wildlife that hasn’t been touched by humans. Polar bears, beluga whales, narwhals, wildflowers, arctic hares, aboriginal people and ermines all thrive in this park. Whoever goes to this park has to be an experienced adventurer.