It s not hard to see why with the impossibly sparkling emerald. Many travelers gravitate toward big canadian cities like vancouver toronto and ottawa.
The map below indicates the location of national parks and national park reserves in canada.
National parks canada map. 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. As of 2018 parks canada manages and protects 328 198 km2 126 718 sq mi in 39 national parks and 8 national park reserves. P wall map of canada s national parks highlighting the magnificent parks across the country.
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. National parks in alberta canada banff national park moraine lake banff national park canadian rockies alberta canada. A reserve is an area set aside as a national park pending settlement of an outstanding aboriginal land claim.
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. National parks are a country wide system of representative natural areas of canadian significance.
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Canada s national parks and national park reserves are protected areas established under federal legislation. From snowy mountain peaks to coastal greenery here are some of. Canada s first national park and the world s third oldest banff national park dates back to 1885 and draws in millions of outdoor enthusiasts each year.
Treat yourself to an afternoon of discovery. Forty four parks and park reserves make up canada s national network. Click on individual points to learn a park s name and the year it was established.
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. Colorful photos capture some of the diverse landscapes preserved and protected by the national park system. 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.
By law they are protected for public understanding appreciation and enjoyment while being maintained in an unimpaired state for future generations. They aim to preserve canada s natural heritage.