Canada's Top Cities For Nature Lovers Were Revealed & They'll Make You Green With Envy

Warning: This list might make you want to relocate.

Canada's Top Cities To Enjoy Nature Have Just Been Revealed & You'll Be Green With Envy

A new study by The Body Shop has just revealed Canada's top 20 cities to enjoy nature and if you're a lover of the outdoors, you may want to update your bucket list.

The ranking was developed using a ton of different metrics, including the amount of parkland per 1,000 people, air quality, urban gardens and community farms, dog parks, walking trails, and more.

The city of Ottawa managed to snag the top spot thanks to the fact that it's bursting with community gardens and beautiful dog parks.

Next up was Toronto "with almost 500km in walking trails and an impressive 8096 hectares of parkland," wrote the Body Shop in an email to Narcity.

Sliding in at third place was Whitehorse, Yukon, which is known for its awe-inspiring mountain terrain and northern lights.

Canada's Top 20 Cities To Enjoy Nature

The entire top 20 list goes as follows:

  1. Ottawa
  2. Toronto
  3. Whitehorse
  4. Calgary
  5. Iqaluit
  6. Edmonton
  7. Montreal
  8. Vancouver
  9. Winnipeg
  10. Surrey
  11. St. John's
  12. Hamilton
  13. Halifax
  14. Guelph
  15. Victoria
  16. Red Deer
  17. Quebec City
  18. Yellowknife
  19. Township of Langley
  20. Delta
While some of these cities may have been obvious, others are totally underrated when it comes to how beautiful their terrain truly is. If you love nature and you're building your next Canadian travel itinerary, these might be the first places you should look at.
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