National Parks are a country-wide system of representative natural areas of Canadian significance. By law, they are protected for public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment, while being maintained in an unimpaired state for future generations. National Parks have existed in Canada for well over a century. Learn more...

Discovery pass

Free admission in 2017

As Canada’s gift to you, the 2017 Discovery Pass provides free admission to Parks Canada places from coast to coast to coast.

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Find a National Park

Canada has 47 national parks to discover.


Reservations through March 2018 are available at most locations.

Learn to camp

Never been camping? Not sure where to get started?

Science and conservation

Learn how Parks Canada and its partners are protecting species, habitats and ecosystems.

Protecting species

Learn about species at risk protection and recovery efforts.

Plan your visit

Parks Canada has countless unique experiences to suit your needs.

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