At the southernmost point of the Canadian mainland - Point Pelee National Park, experience nature like never before. Each spring, view flocks of migratory birds, joined in autumn by waves of vivid Monarch butterflies. In winter, wander snowy trails past ice-cloaked trees and in summer, bask on sandy beaches. Whether you cycle, paddle or hike Canada’s smallest but most ecologically diverse national park, you’ll be immersed in an unforgettable eco-adventure.
Featured things to do
Your free pass to discovery
Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary at our Parks Canada places from coast to coast to coast.
Fort Malden National Historic Site
Visit Fort Malden in Amherstburg, Ontario – Major General Sir Isaac Brock and Shawnee Chief Tecumseh’s base for the attack on Fort Detroit and later the location of the longest American occupation on Canadian soil.
Southwold Earthworks National Historic Site
Once home to an Attiwandaron village of longhouses and palisades, Southwold Earthworks National Historic Site, near St. Thomas, Ontario gives modern day visitors a rare glimpse of a now-extinct First Nation civilization.
HMCS Haida National Historic Site
Commissioned in August 1943, HMCS Haida served for an impressive 20 years in times of war and peace. Today, Canada’s most famous warship rests in Hamilton’s Bayfront Park, where you can explore her historic decks.
Woodside National Historic Site
Come to Kitchener, Ontario to visit Woodside National Historic Site, the boyhood home of William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canada's longest-serving Prime Minister. View authentic King family artifacts and gain an understanding of Victorian family traditions.
Fort George National Historic Site
Mingle with British redcoats among Fort George’s soldier’s barracks, palisades and cannons; experience the sounds of the War of 1812 through Fort George’s internationally renowned 41st Fife and Drum Corps; witness military demonstrations and fire a musket yourself!
Hours of operation
The park is accessible year-round.
Visitor services are available from mid-April to mid-October.
Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.