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Discover Parks Canada

Spring 2018

450 000 km² of memories

A man standing along a lake shoreline, looking at the northern lights in the glow of his headlamp.

Calling all road-trippers, history buffs and lovers of the outdoors: start planning your Parks Canada adventure, 450 000 km² of memories await!

First there was Snapchat Stories, then Instagram Stories, and NOW there’s #ParksStories! Follow our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram accounts to see the theme of the week and share YOUR #ParksStories for a chance to be featured on all our social media platforms.

Parks Canada night at MEC

A Parks Canada employee provides information to a man in a MEC store.

Join us on May 16th for our first Parks Canada night! Our friendly team members will be on-site at MEC locations to inspire you, help you plan your next trip and give you insider-knowledge about Parks Canada places!

Bring your valid Parks Canada Discovery Pass or purchase one at MEC to receive 10% off your MEC purchases* during this event.

In collaboration with: MEC logo

*MEC membership required.

Brand new for 2018

Staff showing a Burgess Shale fossil at the top of the mountains.

Summer is just around the corner! Get ready for exciting new experiences at Parks Canada places! Look out for cool virtual reality experiences, more chances to explore nature alongside knowledgeable guides, our first dog-friendly oTENTiks, tours that will take you back in time, and fresh opportunities to learn more about Indigenous cultures in Canada. It’s all here… waiting to be explored!

That’s not all, Parks Canada places now offer free admission for youth 17 and under!

Image: Paul Zizka

Looking for inspiration?

Several people in canoes on a river in the Northwest Territories.

Learn how a canoe trip can be life-changing and about the challenges of doing science outdoors. Visit Parks Insider for new videos of our dedicated staff sharing their adventures. Stay tuned: true-life tales of conservation and restoration are posted regularly.

Show your love of nature

A group of five friends wearing shirts from Parks Canada’s Protecting Wildlife collection that features different species at risk.

Are you wild at heart? Then you’ll love Parks Canada’s new merchandise line. Show your support for Canada’s species at risk when you purchase from the Protecting Wildlife collection at participating Parks Canada places across the country or online at the Parks Canada Shop.

Shop the new collection today! A portion of the online proceeds help support Parks Canada conservation efforts.