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Top 5 National Parks in Canada


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The Best Canadian Parks to Pitch a Tent
Top 5 National Parks in Canada

Horseback riders at Amethyst Lake in Jasper National Park (1955), Alberta.

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Canada has some of the best national parks in the world. The country is scattered with tall mountain peaks, glacial lakes and valleys, mountain streams, rugged coastlines, islands, not to mention the biggest lake in the world.

There are 44 national parks and national park reserves in Canada. Each park has a unique attraction, representing the varied landscapes of Canada and protects the natural environments and natural heritage.

“These special places are gateways to nature, to adventure, to discovery, to solitude. They celebrate the beauty and infinite variety of our country.” – Parks Canada

There are plenty of outdoor recreation and camping opportunities in Canada’s parks. But, the About Camping Readers nominated their favorite Canadian National Parks and five stood out from the rest. Read more about the 2013 Readers' Choice Camping Award winners and find out which national park in Canada took top honors.


The Top 5 Canadian National Parks: Banff National Park, Alberta | Georgian Bay Islands National Park, Ontario | Kootenay National Park, British Columbia | Prince Edward Island National Park, Prince Edward Island | Terra Nova National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador

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