When it comes to natural wonders, Canada's got it all. Because it is home to many distinct ecological zones, it has given rise to a diversity of dramatic landscapes and scenery that are best experienced in person

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This year, celebrate Canada's 150th birthday by exploring the country's lost surreal places ever:


Stikine Canyon

British Columbia

The Stikine Canyon is a 72-km, steep-walled expanse that houses the Stikine River. It is home to a significant population of mountain goats and other unique animals.

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Cave and Basin

Alberta

Cave and Basin is the birthplace of Canada's national park system. The hot springs, which receive thermal heating and minerals from the Rocky Mountains, were discovered by ancient in 1883 by CP Rail employees.

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Candle Lake

Saskatchewan

Candle Lake is characterized by beautiful lakes and tranquil beaches. It also has an unusual shoreline that consists of purple-coloured sands.

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Steep Rock

Manitoba

Steep Rock features unique rock edges that overlook the clear waters of Lake Manitoba. Thousands of years of wave action has carved the limestone into beautiful cliffs and caves.

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Cheltenham Badlands

Ontario

The Cheltenham Badlands is an unusual set of rare, red hills with greenish bands that arose due to the presence of iron oxide. Though the site is now closed to the public due to prior cases of vandalism, it is still available for viewing.

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Grands-Jardin

Quebec

Grands-Jardin displays the unique flora and fauna of the boreal forest and tundra. There are several scenic trails avaialble for hikers to explore throughout the area.

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Hopewell Rocks

New Brunswick

Hopewell Rocks are iconic features of the Bay of Fundy that were formed by tidal erosion. They are known for receiving some of the highest tides in the world.

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Marble Mountain

Nova Scotia

Marble Mountain is lined by a white sandy beach that was formed after years of mining for white marble in the nearby quarry. It consists of a quiet village that has several historic points of interest throughout.


Thunder Cove

Prince Edward Island

Thunder Cove is considered one of P.E.I's best kept secrets. Red sands, sandstone cliffs and interesting cave formations can all be explored within the cove.

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Iceberg Alley

Newfoundland and Labrador

Iceberg Alley stretches from the Labrador coast to the northeastern section of Newfoundland. It is lined with seaside towns that have the benefit of seeing icebergs float down every year.

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Carcross Desert

Yukon

The Carcross Desert is the smallest desert in the world. Located in the Yukon, the area is distinct for its mix of both sands and snow.

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Bear Rock Sinkhole

Northwest Territories

The Bear Rock Sinkhole is located in the heart of a roadless forest. The sinkhole runs deep into the ground and houses a beautiful cerulean-coloured body of water.


Wilberforce Falls

Nunavut

Wilberforce Falls is a 60-m tall waterfall that is one of a small few found north of the Arctic Circle.

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