National Parks of Canada
There are 42 National Parks in Canada. The size of the parks vary from park to park. The smallest park is Saint Lawrence Island National Park with approximately 9km² to the largest of them which is Wood Buffalo National Park at 44,807 km². This park is actually bigger then the country of Switzerland.
The to ala area of our National Parks are 224,466 km². That is close to the same size as Switzerland, Austria, Check Republic and Belgium combined.
Here are our National Parks in Alphabetical Order
Aulavik National Park
Auyuittuq National Park
Auyuittuq National Park is located on Baffin Island in the Territory of Nunavut, on the North Eastern part of Canada facing Greenland, see our map. Auyuittuq National Park is 19,089 sq. km. Come here for a true Canadian Arctic Wilderness experience. More on Auyuittuq National Park
Banff National Park, is probably one of the best known parks in Canada. Banff National Park is located in the province of Alberta, in western Canada. See our map. Banff National Park is a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site, and it is also Canada´s first National Park, and the 3rd park in the world. With 6,641 km² you will no doubt keep busy for some time. More information on Banff National Park
Bruce Peninsula National Park
Bruce Peninsula National Park is located in the Province of Ontario, see our map. Bruce Peninsula National Park, situated on the shores of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, it is a popular place for both boaters and land lovers alike. With approximately 156 km of park, you have lots of shore line and hiking trails to explore.
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Home to Cabot Trail, a land blessed with spectacular cliffs, dramatic seas and friendly people. Cape Breton Highlands National Park is located in the Province of Nova Scotia on Cape Breton Island on the East Coast of Canada, see our map. The park is 950 km² with spectacular scenery. If you are visiting the Atlantic Provinces of Canada, this is a must see.
Elk Island National Park is located in the Province of Alberta, see our map. The park is 194 km² and is home to herds of free roaming Plains Bison and Wood Bison. This is a wonderful place to spend several days. More information on Elk Island National Park.
Forillon National Park
Forillon National Park is located in the Province of Québec, see our map. The park is on the Gaspè Peninsula on the coastline of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The park is 240 sq km and is a wild wonder where humans, land, sea and animals live in harmony. More information on Forillon National Park.
Fundy National Park
Fundy National Park. Located in the Province of New Brunswick, see our map. Fundy National Park is located on the the Bay of Fundy on the east coast of Canada. The park is approximately 206 km². There are lots of self guided tours and hikes. When the tides are out, the beach is the place to be. The tides here reache 12 meters, some of the largest in the world. Be careful not to get caught on an incoming tide. More information on Fundy National Park