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...

Discover Parks Canada in 2018!

Parks Canada invites families to explore Canada’s most amazing destinations. Youth admission will be free starting January 2018.

Order your 2018 Discovery Pass

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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