Spread a blanket and gaze at a starry sky undiluted by city light, or tour behind the scenes at a bison handling facility and learn how this magnificent animal was brought back from near extinction. Elk Island National Park is not only an important refuge for bison, elk and more than 250 bird species, but is also an oasis of calm for day picnickers and overnight campers alike.


  • Wildlife watching

    The chance to observe wild animals as they go about their natural lives is one of the most fascinating experiences that Canada's national parks have to offer.

  • Hiking

    Enjoy a hike on a park trail!

  • Canoeing

    Exploring the open water of Astotin Lake is an invigorating experience

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