Colorful photos capture some of the diverse landscapes preserved and protected by the national park system. Map of completing the parks system.
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Canada national parks map. There is at least one park in each of canada s 13 provinces and territories and those parks represent 30 out 39 of canada s terrestrial regions. Canada is a diverse and scenic nation and there is no end to the list of things you can see do and explore in the great white north. Click on individual points to learn a park s name and the year it was established.
From snowy mountain peaks to coastal greenery here are some of. A reserve is an area set aside as a national park pending settlement of an outstanding aboriginal land claim. The system which is 77 percent complete represents the diversity of natural regions and landscapes in canada.
The map below indicates the location of national parks and national park reserves in canada. Forty four parks and park reserves make up canada s national network. P wall map of canada s national parks highlighting the magnificent parks across the country.
Forty seven national parks represent 31 of canada s 39 terrestrial regions. This map was created by a user. As of 2018 parks canada manages and protects 328 198 km2 126 718 sq mi in 39 national parks and 8 national park reserves.
Treat yourself to an afternoon of discovery. Separate inset maps provide detail and descriptions of several of the parks including jasper yoho banff riding mountain gros morne and cape breton highlands p. They aim to preserve canada s natural heritage.
These protected areas cover roughly 3 3 of canada. However it would certainly be a mistake to skip over the incredible national parks that canada has to offer. Explore parks canada s places from the comfort of your home with google street view discover panoramic views stunning campsites and view the lush trails you ll hike and dream of the fresh pine air.
Many travelers gravitate toward big canadian cities like vancouver toronto and ottawa. Canada s national parks and national park reserves are protected areas established under federal legislation. Parks canada s long term goal is to establish at least one national park in each of canada s terrestrial regions.