Though there’s more than 3.8 million square miles of land in Canada, the majority of its citizens live near its southern border, which means there’s plenty of pristine nature. The country is home to 47 national parks and reserves, each with its own series of attractions that will lure all types of adventurers. Whether you’re looking to scale mountains, sail between islands, or explore rainforests (yes, Canada has them!), the Canadian national parks have something for you. Plus, as the country celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, admission fees have been waived for the entirety of 2017. Here, we take a look at 11 of the most scenic parks Canada has to offer.
Founded in 1885, this UNESCO World Heritage Site was the first established National Park of Canada and is the most-visited today, with nearly four million guests making the trek to Alberta last season.