Hiking at Parks Canada

Explore some of the most beautiful trails in Canada ranging from family-friendly to accessible to multi-day backcountry expeditions! New to hiking? Check out our hiking tips for how to plan and prepare for a hike like a pro.

How to prepare for a hike

Check out these hiking tips for a safe and enjoyable experience.

Trail conditions

Check the latest conditions before you head out for a hike.

Guide to trail ratings and descriptions

Understand trail descriptions to find a trail that’s right for you.

The best hikes in Canada

Discover some of the best hiking trails in each Canadian province and territory. Explore rugged mountains, boundless prairies, lush forests, marshes full of life and gorgeous coastal landscapes. From coast to coast to coast, kilometers of memories await.

Family-friendly hikes

Want to get active with your family? Whether you want to hike with a stroller and small children or challenge your teenagers, you're sure to find an awesome trail at Parks Canada!

Overnight backcountry hiking

Treat yourself to the ultimate adventure! Take a multi-day backpacking trip in Canada’s wilderness.

Accessible trails

Explore some of the best accessible trails for visitors with varying degrees of mobility.

The Trans Canada Trail

Discover the world's longest network of recreational trails and enjoy more than 27,000 km of beauty. The Trans Canada Trail winds through every province and territory in the country and connects visitors to Canada's spectacular natural and cultural heritage.

A female hiker marvels at the picturesque waterfall at Bonilla Creek, on the West Coast Trail, as the sun’s rays shine through the trees. Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.

The most beautiful waterfall hikes

Nothing beats feeling the mist of cascading waters on your skin or hearing the roar of rushing water as it echoes all around you. It's time to get out and explore some natural wonders!

Two young adults at the top of the observation tower of Mont-St-Alban, 283 meters above sea level, looking at the landscape of sea, forest and cliffs, in Forillon National Park.

Take a dip… in the forest

Say goodbye to stress and try forest bathing with these suggested trails.

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