Dig it! Admire it!

Whether you are looking to relax among beautiful ornamental blossoms, observe an astounding collection of rare plants or witness a garden at work, Parks Canada has the perfect garden experience for you.

Ornamental gardens
Topiary of a moose in Riding Mountain.
Topiary at Riding Mountain National Park.

Pack a picnic to enjoy with your friends and family at one of the best places in Canada. Take in the smells of sweet flowers, the sounds of warbling wrens and a backdrop of astounding colours for a perfect selfie. A great location to slow down, relax and enjoy!


Nova Scotia

Grand Pré National Historic Site

Ontario

Woodside National Historic Site

Quebec

Manoir Papineau National Historic Site

Manitoba

Riding Mountain National Park

Alberta

Banff National Park

Yukon

Dawson Historical Complex National Historical Site

Gardens at work
Boys watering the garden.
Boys as hired help watering the garden at the Motherwell Homestead!

Learn about wildflowers native to our national parks. What makes them so special and important to our ecosystem? Find out when visiting these gardens and take time to identify these diverse plants. Make sure to bring your camera!


Nova Scotia

Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

Ontario

Bellevue House National Historic Site Fort Malden National Historic Site
Trent-Severn Waterway and Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Sites

Manitoba

Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site
Riel House National Historic Site

Saskatchewan

Batoche National Historic Site
Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site

Native gardens
Man on a path looking at tall, colourful wildflowers in a garden.
A Community member enjoying the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Garden.

Learn about wildflowers native to our national parks. What makes them so special and important to our ecosystem? Find out when visiting these gardens and take time to identify these diverse plants. Make sure to bring your camera!


Alberta

Waterton Lakes National Park