Map of completing the parks system. Mount revelstoke national park.
The system which is 77 percent complete represents the diversity of natural regions and landscapes in canada.
Western national parks canada map. Only 260 square km mount revelstoke may be one of canada s. However it would certainly be a mistake to skip over the incredible national parks that canada has to offer. Dive into an exciting world of adventures when you explore the dazzling wild nature and historic treasures of western canada.
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. Western national parks road trip u s a.
Click on individual points to learn a park s name and the year it was established. This map shows provinces cities towns highways roads railways ferry routes and national parks in western canada. The united states has 61 epic national parks which are looked after by the national park service.
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. From mount revelstoke s head clearing rainforest trails to the unspoiled wilderness of jasper national park and the awe inspiring valley of the ten peaks in banff here we take a look at the most beautiful national parks to visit in western canada. The eight areas designated as national park reserves are treated as national parks but have pending claims of native lands wh.
From the grand canyon national park to yosemite national park each is as diverse unique scenic as the last. Use ctrl scroll to zoom the map. The largest u s national park is wrangell st.
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. Go back to see more maps of canada maps of canada. Elias national park and preserve in alaska which spans a massive 13 2 million acres.
Come for a day trip or take a look at our itineraries and book a vacation to remember. Get the poster start exploring in 1885 canada started protecting many of its natural treasures as national parks. The map below indicates the location of national parks and national park reserves in canada.
As of 2018 parks canada manages and protects 328 198 km2 126 718 sq mi in 39 national parks and 8 national park reserves. From snowy mountain peaks to coastal greenery here are some of. Western canada s most beautiful national and provincial parks you should visit save it to your pinterest boards thanks to hundreds of years of word of mouth marketing banff national park has certainly risen to fame.
These protected areas cover roughly 3 3 of canada. They aim to preserve canada s natural heritage. Parks canada s long term goal is to establish at least one national park in each of canada s terrestrial regions.
Find a parks canada place. Their system administered by parks canada continues to evolve and expand. Forty seven national parks represent 31 of canada s 39 terrestrial regions.