National parks are a country-wide system of representative natural areas of Canadian significance. By law, they are protected for public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment, while being maintained in an unimpaired state for future generations. National parks have existed in Canada for well over a century. Learn more...

For Canada Day, admission is free in every Parks Canada administered place. Join us on July 1st!

Science and conservation

Learn how Parks Canada and its partners are protecting species, habitats and ecosystems.

Protecting species

Learn about species at risk protection and recovery efforts.

Plan your visit

Parks Canada has countless unique experiences to suit your needs.

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