Over Half Of Canada's National Parks Will Open On June 1 & Here's Where They Are
Every province has at least one opening!
Nature lovers, this one is for you. The national parks Canada reopening is happening at the beginning of June and there are so many spots you can go enjoy. Every province has at least one park that will be open.
On June 1, 28 of Canada's 48 national parks will once again be open for visitors.
Parks Canada told Narcity that most spots will offer access to day-use areas, trails, beaches, green spaces and some recreational boating and fishing.
In Atlantic Canada, seven locations are opening.
You can go to Cape Breton Highlands National Park and Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site in Nova Scotia as of June 1.
The same goes for Fundy National Park and Kouchibouguac National Park in New Brunswick.
P.E.I.'s only national park will also be reopening.
You can head out to Gros Morne National Park and Terra Nova National Park in Newfoundland for a day adventure.
On May 14, Justin Trudeau first announced the so that people can get out and enjoy nature.
"Getting fresh air is important but we all have to be responsible about it," he said.
So, not all parks are reopening at once and remote ones where travel restrictions are still in place will stay closed.
Seven spots are also opening up again in Quebec and Ontario.
That includes La Mauricie National Park and Forillon National Park in la belle province.
Ontario has more spots than its neighbour with Bruce Peninsula National Park, Rouge National Urban Park, Georgian Bay Islands National Park, Thousand Islands National Park and Pukaskwa National Park reopening on June 1.
Manitoba only has one location reopening for day-use, Riding Mountain National Park.
You can also visit Prince Albert National Park and Grasslands National Park in Saskatchewan.
All four of Alberta's national parks, Banff, Jasper, Waterton Lakes and Elk Island, are on June 1.
B.C. is the province with the most parks reopening as we usher in the month of June.
Yoho National Park, Kootenay National Park, Mount Revelstoke National Park, Glacier National Park are all allowing visitors again.
You can also head over to Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Pacific Rim National Park Reserve will be added too, but not until June 4.
Wood Buffalo National Park, which is along the border of the Northwest Territories and Alberta, is letting people in too.
The same goes for Kluane National Park Reserve in Yukon.
Visitor centres will still be closed even if the park is open.
No camping is allowed until at least June 21.
You can learn about the reopening details for each location on the Parks Canada website.