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Discover Parks Canada

450 000 km² of stories

Spring 2023

Follow the sun

A sunset view of l’Anse Blanchette on the Gaspé Bay in Forillon National Park.

What could be more memorable than rising early to catch the sunrise or hiking towards a breathtaking sunset to cap off a great day of exploring? Take in the magical light of daybreak or the romantic aura of twilight with these amazing sunrise and sunset escapes!

Planning your summer visit? Do your part in keeping these places beautiful and safe! Follow this expert guide to visiting Parks Canada destinations.

Explore the wonders of Canada

A family with accessibility needs use a buoyant beach wheelchair to enjoy the water at Prince Edward Island National Park.

Whether you’re looking for fun activities for the family or a break from the everyday, Parks Canada’s Discovery Pass is your ticket to adventure. With access to over 80 destinations, you can visit your favourite park and explore national historic sites across the country. Make the most of your travels — the more often you use the pass, the more value it delivers!

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Join our team

Video: Find your dream job

Do you know someone who is looking for their first work experience? Are you looking for a career change? Parks Canada may have your dream job! A wide variety of positions need to be filled from coast to coast to coast, from summer employment opportunities to skilled trades and other careers.

In less than 15 minutes, you can apply for hundreds of jobs across Canada. What are you waiting for?

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A fascinating new podcast series

A sunset on the sea seen frome L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site; Newfoundland and Labrador.

Let yourself be transported through time as you listen to cinema-worthy narrations, interviews with experts and immersive sound design. Gain a new appreciation for some of Canada’s most intriguing stories as you explore Parks Canada destinations.

Check out ReCollections, our new history and archaeology podcast series!

Saving trout

Video: Saving Threatened Trout in Banff National Park

In the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the Westslope Cutthroat Trout is at risk. Parks Canada is taking action to help save this threatened fish and its habitat before it’s too late.

Discover how Parks Canada uses cutting-edge science to reintroduce Westslope Cutthroat Trout back to their natural home in the mountain parks.

Be your own guide

An image of the Parks Canada App on a phone superimposed on a photo of two children take in the landscape at Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic site, New Brunswick

Visit over 15 unique places at your own pace with a little help from our self-guided tours. Enhance your experience with audio stories, interactive maps, 360° images, videos, quizzes and more.

Download the Parks Canada app today!

Spotlight on…

Fort Lennox National Historic Site

A magnificent fort from the 19th century, built with the intention of protecting the colony against an imminent American invasion.

Aerial view of Île-aux-Noix and the Fort Lennox National Historic Site
A unique island rich in history

Fort Lennox stands out with grandeur in the heart of the Richelieu River, near Montreal.

Its buildings form one of the few authentic British fortifications in North America to remain intact.

Retrace the great history of this small island.

The magnificent restored barracks is the main building of the fortification
Preserving an architectural treasure

Built between 1819 and 1829, these historic buildings have recently been restored to preserve their exceptional beauty, original character and unique architecture.

After an extended closure for restoration work, Fort Lennox is happy to reopen its doors to the public this June.

A family of 4 enjoying the Passages, Experiences of this Island exhibition held in the barracks of the fort
Something for everyone

Set foot on île aux Noix and discover the guided animations depicting daily life of the men, women, children and soldiers who lived on the island over the years.

From the barracks, you’ll be transported from present to past as you visit the new exhibit: Passages, Experiences of this Island. Make this visit part of your story!