Canada is rich in its cultural roots and natural outdoor splendor. To witness this, one has to undertake a hiking/camping adventure and see some of the more famous spots. Here are some of them.
1. Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia
This is one of the parks offering a truly different hiking experience. It is a National Historic Site and a National Park with fifteen unique trails. You can see rare species of birds, granite boulders, Mi’kmaq legends, and gold mines.
2. Banff National Park, AB
This has the most amazing collection of camping spots in Canada. It is Canada’s oldest national park and has day hikes that are tourist favorites such as Cory Pass Loop. This runs between Mount Cory and Mount Edith and leads to the Gargoyle Valley.
3. Kinney Lake Trail, British Columbia
For a hike that combines both a lakeside view and a mountainside one, Kinney Lake Trail is one that is perfect. This is in Mount Robson National Park in British Columbia. The snow-capped Mount Robson is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. The trail takes you a 4.5 km path alongside Kinney Lake. You will see many animals such as elk, moose, and bear among the dense cedar and hemlock trees.
4. Fundy National Park, New Brunswick
The Bay of Fundy is one of the seven wonders of North America. It has some of the highest tides. It includes different kinds of terrain and water systems along with 25 different trails.
5. Twillingate, Newfoundland,and Labrador
Twillingate is the world’s iceberg capital. Other than icebergs, you are likely to run into bald eagles and whales. It has many hiking trails. Catch all the iconic points, including Long Point Lighthouse and Spiller’s Cove.
6. Prince Edward Island National Park, PEI
A much-eroded region, it is under protection from the government and you find many birds and animals here. The hiking trail is not without adventure for you are likely to see the famed Green Gables!
7. Bruce Peninsula National Park, Ontario
This has one of the oldest and longest footpaths in Canada at 750 km. It runs from Tobermory to Niagara Falls. This is not a challenging hiking trail and so you will see many people.
8. Grey Owl Trail, Manitoba
Deep in Riding Mountain National Park, this is a 17 km long trail. You could see foxes, deer, and moose in the jack pine forests that have balsam and poplar trees. It gets its name Grey Owl from the conservationist Archie Belaney.
9. Whistler Mountain, BC
Alpine hiking on Whistler Mountain is a unique experience. You have access to over 50 km of hiking trails and you can travel on gondolas and chairlifts.
10. Whiteshell Provincial Park, MB
Here, we see flat ridges and granite floors. You have hikes that measure 1.6 km to 60 km. This is open right through the year.
Hiking opens your heart to the country. By hiking, you know about the culture of people and learn to take part in their joys and sorrows.