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Learn and discover

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation. Take advantage of free admission to national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas for the entire year.

Get curious about Canada's unique natural treasures, hear stories about Indigenous cultures, learn to camp and paddle and celebrate the 100th anniversary of Canada’s national historic sites with us.

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Explore with us!

Google Street View
Check out some of Canada’s most spectacular views. 
Team up with scientists to find as much wildlife as possible. 
Be an ambassador, start a campus club and connect with other young adults!

The Franklin Expedition
Relive the discoveries of Erebus and Terror through photos, videos and more.
Heritage Chocolate
Taste Canada’s history.
Mobile apps
A new way to explore Parks Canada places. 

For kids and teens

My Parks Pass
Grade 8 students: enter to win Canada’s Coolest School Trip!
Be an Xplorer
Solve puzzles in Parks Canada places and win a prize.
Follow the adventures of the Parks Canada mascot. 

Discover history and nature

Haida cultural sites 
Cedar poles, longhouse remains and other cultural sites in Gwaii Haanas.


This Week in History
Events that have shaped Canada’s past, present and future.
World Heritage Sites
Sharing our outstanding cultural and natural heritage with the world.