Family fun

There are so many ways for you and your family to enjoy everything Parks Canada has to offer; thanks to our kid-approved, family-friendly programs.

Get inspired with these kid-friendly activities

Family-friendly hikes

With free admission to all Parks Canada sites for youth aged 17 and under, it’s the perfect time to plan your next adventure. Make happy memories on the trails this summer!


From field to fork
Motherwell Homestead
Wigwam discoveries
New Brunswick
Company of Adventurers
Fort Langley
British Columbia
Amazing trees
Mount Revelstoke
British Columbia
Rookie Tour
Fortress of Louisbourg
Nova Scotia
Watch the whales
Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park

Discover something new today

Become Xplorers!
Available at over 100 locations. Pick up a free activity booklet for site-specific challenges.
Meet Parka!
Our mascot can’t wait to welcome you. Join Club Parka and get set for adventures at home and our places.
Citizen science
Join other curious, committed people whose small acts of conservation and discovery are making a big difference.
Photo Mission App
Complete photo scavenger hunts while you visit Parks Canada places or your own neighbourhood.

Young adults out hiking on the 70 Mile Butte Trail at West Block, in Grasslands National Park.

Discover Parks Canada in 2023!


Parks Canada invites families to explore Canada’s most amazing destinations.

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