National parks have existed in canada for well. From the stunning pacific rim coastal park to parks offering serenity and seclusion unique to the province you be awe struck by the outstanding beauty of the folded mountains bountiful wildlife and dynamic beauty covering wonderful coastlines and islands.
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National parks bc. By law they are protected for public understanding appreciation and enjoyment while being maintained in an unimpaired state for future generations. Top british columbia national parks. British columbia and alberta hold some of canada s most famous national parks so why not start on the west coast and work your way east.
National parks are administered by parks canada a crown agency operating under the jurisdiction of the ministry of environment and climate change. National parks are a country wide system of representative natural areas of canadian significance. We proudly showcase the seven national parks of british columbia.
Here are 25 parks you must visit in british columbia. Vancouver island and bc islands pacific rim national park reserve the exposed west coast of vancouver island provides many spectacular features in the park. To celebrate canada s 150th anniversary of confederation with a 2017 discovery pass which provides free admission for the entire year to all parks canada places from coast to coast.
Parks canada discover pass parks canada offers a discover pass for 136 2018 you can buy unlimited entries into all the national parks for a year for a family of up to seven people. But it rewards adventurers with untouched tundra pristine rivers archaeological sites and ample wildlife from muskoxen to seals and other marine mammals. Please start your outdoor adventure in the national parks of bc by selecting a national park from one of the regions below.
Top vancouver island national parks. Canada s national parks are protected areas under the canada national parks act owned by the government of canada and administered for the benefit education and enjoyment of the people of canada and its future generations. Just two hours from the bustling city of calgary the yoho national park is an amazing getaway spot for nature lovers.
Located in canada s northwest territories aulavik is among the country s most remote national parks. See reviews and photos of national parks in british columbia canada on tripadvisor. Parks canada is making it even easier.
What better year to get out and explore or revisit some of bc s national parks and historic sites. The alberta side is home to banff national park and british columbia is home to the very similar but less crowded yoho national park. A continental divide separates the canadian provinces of alberta and british columbia.