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Prince Albert National Park Family fun at Prince Albert National Park
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July 16th 2016 is Parks Day!

Canada's Parks Day is an annual celebration intended to encourage Canadians to discover their local parks. On this day, discover spectacular national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas!

Across the country, Parks Canada places hold fun, educational, family-oriented events and activities to highlight the important role that parks play in maintaining healthy and resilient ecosystems, protecting critical habitat for species at risk and contributing to human health and well-being.

Looking for a way to spend Parks Day? Explore these activities and experiences.

For more information on Parks Day, visit the Canadian Parks Council's website.


Jasper National Park Paddle with pals at Jasper National Park
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Prince Edward Island National Park Hit the beach at Prince Edward Island National Park
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The Forks National Historic Site Make friends at The Forks National Historic Site
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