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Protected natural wonders

BC Parks
Information on outdoor recreational activities, camping, campground reservations, facilities and conservation.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/

Nunavut Parks
Nunavut Parks provides information on polar bears, parks, parks planning, as well as weather and travel information. Includes links to visitors' centres.
http://www.nunavutparks.ca/

Parks Canada
Parks Canada features resources pertaining to Canada's national historic sites and parks, as well as national marine conservation areas.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/index_e.asp

Saskatchewan Parks - Wake up your senses!
Provincial parks searchable database, events, programs, photo tours and maps.
http://www.se.gov.sk.ca/saskparks/

Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq)
Providing information and travel packages for a network of parks in Quebec that offer outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, kayaking, cycling, and fishing. Sepaq makes available maps and information about parks, wildlife reserves, and resorts.
http://www.sepaq.com

Provincial Parks, National Parks and UNESCO sites interest


Aulavik National Park of Canada
Offering information about the wildlife, cultural history, and geology of Aulavik National Park of Canada, at the north end of Banks Island..
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/nt/aulavik/index_E.asp

Auyuittuq National Park of Canada
Providing landscape, geography, wildlife, and cultural history information about Auyuittuq National Park of Canada, which is located in the eastern Arctic.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/nu/auyuittuq/index_e.asp

Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada
Features information about the natural and cultural resources of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, which is home to the Cabot Trail. Information about species at risk, wildlife, outdoor recreation, and geology.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ns/cbreton/index_e.asp

Elk Island National Park of Canada
Elk Island National Park of Canada protects the wilderness of the aspen parkland. Resources about the natural and cultural resources of the park, its history, Beaver Hills People, safety, interpretative programs, Park Management Plan.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ab/elkisland/index_e.asp


Fundy National Park of Canada
Fundy National Park of Canada encompasses the Caledonia Highlands down to the Bay of Fundy. Includes overview of natural and cultural resources, geology, tides, endangered species, and map.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/nb/fundy/index_E.asp

Glacier National Park of Canada
Features natural and cultural resources of Glacier National Park of Canada, which encompasses Rogers Pass and part of the Columbia Mountains Natural Region. Includes history, mountain guide, campgrounds, climate, safety, activities, and park management.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/bc/glacier/index_e.asp

Grasslands National Park of Canada
Grasslands National Park of Canada preserves part of the mixed prairie grasslands. Discusses endangered species, ecology, and geology,
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/sk/grasslands/index_e.asp

Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site
Features the natural and cultural resources of Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, located on the Pacific Coast. Includes history, sea level changes, proposed conservation area, Marine Mammal Watching Guidelines and species at risk.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/bc/gwaiihaanas/index_e.asp

Jasper National Park
Jaspar National Park in Alberta is a UNESCO Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site, a protected mountain ecosystem with glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, canyons and wildlife. Historical notes, map, activities and special events.
http://www.jaspercanadianrockies.com

Katannilik Territorial Park
Brief description of Katannilik Territorial Park in Nunavut with links to visitor information.
http://www.kimmirut.com/katannilik-park.htm

Kejimkujik National Park of Canada and National Historic Site of Canada
Kejimkujik National Park of Canada and National Historic Site of Canada is the only inland national park in the Maritimes. Includes native history, wildlife, and geology.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ns/kejimkujik/index_e.asp

Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek
Four parks with some of the most impressive mountains and glaciers spanning both sides of the border Canada (Yukon Territory and British Columbia) and the United States (Alaska).
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/72/

Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada
Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada is characteristic of the Maritime Plain Natural Region. Includes natural and cultural resources, ecosystem management, trails, activities, and programs.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/nb/kouchibouguac/index_e.asp

Miguasha National Park
The palaeontological site of Miguasha National Park, in south-eastern Quebec on the southern coast of the Gaspé peninsula, is considered to be the world's most outstanding illustration of the Devonian Period known as the 'Age of Fishes'.
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/686/

Mount Revelstoke National Park of Canada
Information on the natural and cultural resources of Mount Revelstoke National Park of Canada, which encompasses a variety of geographical zones: rainforest, subalpine forest, alpine meadows, and tundra. Includes mountain guide, the history of skiing on Mount Revelstoke, camping, the World War I internment camp, wildlife and park management.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/bc/revelstoke/index_e.asp

Nahanni National Park
Located along the South Nahanni River, one of the most spectacular wild rivers in North America, this park contains deep canyons and huge waterfalls, as well as a unique limestone cave system.
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/24/

Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada
Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada is located in the Northwest Territories. Discusses cultural heritage, geology, ecosystems, wildlife, and park management.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/nt/nahanni/index_e.asp

Prince Albert National Park of Canada
Prince Albert National Park of Canada protects part of the northern coniferous forest. Brief biography of Grey Owl, the Plains Bison, and ecology.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/sk/princealbert/index_e.asp

Terra Nova National Park of Canada
Terra Nova National Park is Canada's most easterly national park. Includes natural and cultural resources, endangered species, and history of the Terra Nova community.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/nl/terranova/index_e.asp

Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
In 1932 Waterton Lakes National Park (Alberta, Canada) was combined with the Glacier National Park (Montana, United States) to form the world's first International Peace Park. Includes links to related resources.
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/354/