Explore Western Canada

Things to do in Alberta and British Columbia. Plan ahead, make sure your camping, parking and/or shuttle reservations are in place, and verify what services might be available before you go.

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Two visitors gazing at the Big Dipper constellation outside their tipi on a starry night.
Camping and accommodations
Discover all the options in Alberta and British Columbia.
Two visitors with a camera in front of their Westfalia, mountains in the background.
Travel itineraries
Find day trips, weekend getaway ideas and week-long itineraries.
A bison on the plain in the bison loop at sunset.
Staff favourites
Discover hidden gems, must-sees and magical moments from the experts themselves.
Volunteers helping remove invasive plants from the Garry Oak Learning Meadow.
Get involved in conservation
Learn how you can get involved in Parks Canada's efforts.
A couple watching the Northern lights from a set of red chairs.
Discover our iconic red chairs
Have a seat in the most breathtaking locations in Western Canada.
A young woman taking a break from hiking as she sips from her water bottle in front of a mountain panorama.
Western Canada top 10 hikes
Choose from short accessible trails to full-day hikes and everything in between.

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