Canada National Parks List


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In 1885 Canada started protecting many of its natural treasures as National Parks. Their system, administered by Parks Canada, continues to evolve and expand. The eight areas designated as National Park Reserves are treated as National Parks, but have pending claims of native lands which are holding back official designation.

Name Province/Territory Year Est.
Aulavik National Park Northwest Territories 1992
Auyuittuq National Park Nunavut 2001
Banff National Park Alberta 1885
Bruce Peninsula National Park Ontario 1987
Cape Breton Highlands National Park Nova Scotia 1936
Elk Island National Park Alberta 1913
Forillon National Park Quebec 1970
Fundy National Park New Brunswick 1948
Georgian Bay Islands National Park Ontario 1929
Glacier National Park British Columbia 1886
Grasslands National Park Saskatchewan 1981
Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland and Labrador 1973
Gulf Islands National Park Reserve British Columbia 2003
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve British Columbia 1988
Ivvavik National Park Yukon 1984
Jasper National Park Alberta 1907
Kejimkujik National Park Nova Scotia 1968
Kluane National Park & Reserve Yukon 1976 (Reserve)
1993 (Park)
Kootenay National Park British Columbia 1920
Kouchibouguac National Park New Brunswick 1969
La Mauricie National Park Quebec 1970
Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve Quebec 1984
Mount Revelstoke National Park British Columbia 1914
Naats'ihch'oh National Park Reserve Northwest Territories 2014
Nahanni National Park Reserve Northwest Territories 1976
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve British Columbia 1970
Point Pelee National Park Ontario 1918
Prince Albert National Park Saskatchewan 1927
Prince Edward Island National Park Prince Edward Island 1937
Pukaskwa National Park Ontario 1978
Qausuittuq National Park Nunavut 2015
Quttinirpaaq National Park Nunavut 2001
Riding Mountain National Park Manitoba 1933
Rouge National Park Ontario 2015
Sable Island National Park Reserve Nova Scotia 2013
Sirmilik National Park Nunavut 2001
Terra Nova National Park Newfoundland and Labrador 1957
Thousand Islands National Park Ontario 1904
Torngat Mountains National Park Newfoundland and Labrador 2008
Tuktut Nogait National Park Northwest Territories 1996
Ukkusiksalik National Park Nunavut 2003
Vuntut National Park Yukon 1995
Wapusk National Park Manitoba 1996
Waterton Lakes National Park Alberta 1895
Wood Buffalo National Park Alberta
Northwest Territories
1922
Yoho National Park British Columbia 1886