National Parks of Canada
Here are our National Parks in Alphabetical Order
Terra Nova National Park
Terra Nova National Park is located on Canada´s East Coast on the Island of Newfoundland in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, see our map. Terra Nova area dates back at least 5000 years when prehistoric people came here to fish and hunt. Here you will enjoy lots of wild life including bears, so be careful. The park is the most easterly National Park in Canada and encompasses 404 km² There are lots of activities you can engage in, like hiking, back country camping, biking canoeing, snowshoeing and more. More information on Terra Nova National Park
Torngat Mountains National Park
Torngat Mountains National Park is a spectacular wilderness comprising 9,700 km² of Northern Labrador located in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, see our map. The Torngat Mountains are the highest point in northern Canada on the east side of the Rocky Mountains. The name Torngat comes from the Inuit "Torngait" meaning "Place of Spirit", and it truly is a spiritual place. In Torngat Mountains National Park you can, fish, camp, hike, mountain climbing, do photography and the list goes on. More information on Torngat Mountains National Park
Tuktut Nogait National Park
Tuktut Nogait National Park in the northern part of Canada, 170 km north of the arctic circle in the Northwest Territories, see our map. Tuktut Nogait National Park is home to several species of animals. Some of them are, The Bluenose West Caribou herd, wolves, grizzly bears, muskoxen, arctic char and lots of raptors (birds of pray). This park is great for backcountry hiking to get that arctic experience, paddling, camping, fishing and of course this is a photographers paradise with all the wild life. More information on Tuktut Nogait National Park.
Ukkusiksalik National Park
Ukkusiksalik National Park is located in Nunavut Territory in Canada´s far north, see our map. Ukkusiksalik National Park is very unique, here you can find a stone that can be used to carve pots and oil lamps, "Soapstone". The park encompasses 20,500 km² and here you can hike and camp, but you should have an experienced guide or outfitter with you. Hard sided accommodation is strongly recommended and kayaking is not recommended due to the extreme polar bear risk. More information on Ukkusiksalik National Park.
Vuntut National Park in Northern Canada is a unique non-glaciated landscape. This National Park is located in the north east corner of Yukon Territory, see our map. The park is 4,345 km² and borders Ivvavik National Park. Vuntut National Park offers hiking and canoeing for experienced people. More information on Vuntut National Park.
Wapusk National Park
Wapusk National Park is located in the Province of Manitoba, see our map. Wapusk means "White Bear" in Cree language and this park is the home to the worlds largest known Polar Bear maternity denning area. The park covers 11,475 km² and the only way to visit the park is through commercial operators. More information on Wapusk National Park.
Waterton is located in the south west corner of the province of Alberta, see our map. Waterton is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an International Peace Park, and a Biosphere Reserve. We visited Waterton in October of 2010, and you can read all about it on our blog. The park is 505 km² and should not be missed if you plan to visit Banff National Park. More information pictures and movie on our blog and further info here.
Wood Buffalo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site larger than the country of Switzerland. Wood Buffalo National Park is located in the north east corner of the Province of Alberta and the southern part of Northwest Territories, see our map. At 44,807 km² Wood Buffalo is the largest park in Canada and the second largest protected area in the world. The park is home to a 5,000 strong heard of free roaming Wood Bison. It is further the only known nesting site of Whooping Cranes and is also home to the longest Beaver Dam in the world, 850 meters. More information on Wood Buffalo National Park
Yoho National Park is located in the Province of British Columbia, see our map. Yoho is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home to the world famous Burgess Shale where you can find some of the most important fossils in the world. You need a guide to hike in, make sure to make reservations. Yoho is 1,313 km² and is also home to the town of Field and the beautiful Emerald Lake, a must see. More information on Yoho National Park