Canada offers unparalleled hiking experiences from coast to coast. From quiet rests with nature to rugged mountainside adventures for all tastes and abilities. Canada is full of amazing parks and trails, all across the country. Fall in love with Canada all over again with these greatest hikes.
Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta
Waterton Lakes National park has a similar terrain to Banff’s but with one waterfront town instead of several large villages. Try the Tamarack trail, which is 32-km long with 8,500 feet elevation, for a more challenging hike that can take two to three days.
Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland
This easternmost park is a world heritage site that boasts 100km. Gros Morne National park is mostly flat and rolling hills, except for one mountainous hill that is quite steep.
Bruce Peninsula National Park, Ontario
Bruce Peninsula National Park is Canada’s oldest and longest footpath spans 750km, running from Tobermory to Niagara Falls. This well-maintained and challenging trail offers a variety of activities from day hikes to trail running.
Pointe-Taillon National Park, Quebec
Pointe-Taillon National park has minimal elevation changes but lengthy hiking trails. It’s a brilliant option for beginner hikers who want to go the extra distance.
Albion Falls, Ontario
Albion Falls offers several self-guided trails, but it’s the spectacular waterfall that makes the hike worthwhile.
Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario
Algonquin Provincial Park is one of the most popular parks in the province. The varied terrain offers a wide variety of options, making it suitable for every type of hiker.
Travel is good for the soul. Read our article about Most Beautiful Small Towns in Canada.