It's almost time for one of the best celestial events of the year. Are you wondering where to see Perseid meteor shower in Canada? There are so many places across the country to go to with dark skies that are perfect for spotting shooting stars.\nWith the peak of the Perseid meteor shower approaching in the late evening and early dawn on August 11 and August 12, getting away from light pollution is the key to seeing the spectacle with ease.\nThe Canadian Space Agency has a list of 13 places across the country that are ideal for anyone who's astronomy obsessed even if you're just a beginner stargazer.\nThere's some in every province and territory.\nGaribaldi Provincial Park near Whistler, B.C. has low light pollution and high altitude which makes it a great location to set up camp and take in a meteor shower.\nAs one of the world's biggest dark sky preserves, Jasper National Park in Alberta is an ideal place to stargaze.\nYou might even see the northern lights if you're lucky!\nIn Saskatchewan, Grasslands National Park is the place to be to see the Perseids. The Milky Way, constellations and other space objects are visible too.\nThe Canadian Space Agency called it the darkest dark-sky preserve in all of Canada.\nView this post on Instagram When you see so many meteors your neck starts hurting. 🌌 #ExploreSask #ExploreCanada #ParksCanada A post shared by ➡️ HERRY (@herry.with.an.e) on Aug 21, 2019 at 8:12pm PDT\nIn Manitoba, Whiteshell Provincial Park is a good spot to catch this month's celestial event.\nIt's also home to a lake that's in a meteorite crater from millions of years ago.\nFor Ontarians, a trip to Charleston Lake Provincial Park near Ottawa might be best if you want to check out the meteor shower.\nMont-Mégantic International Dark-Sky Reserve in Quebec is home to an observatory that you can go in and visit.\nView this post on Instagram Astro . . . #fromwarmerweather #pmphotoassigments #rundownmagazine #thinkverylittle #seeyououtthere #dreamermagazine #ifyouleave #solarcollective #advntrseekers #stademagazine #negativemag #theoutboundcollective #strohlworks #roamtheplanet #summervibes #justlifemag #quebecoriginal #folkmagazine #proadventurer #allaboutadventures A post shared by Liam Bolduc (@ma_camera.numerique) on May 10, 2020 at 1:50pm PDT\nTorngat Mountains National Park in Newfoundland is only accessible by boat or charter plane so it's very far away from light pollution which makes for optimal stargazing and northern light spotting.\nIn New Brunswick, you can see stars illuminate the rock structures at Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park.\nAt P.E.I. National Park, you can watch the meteor shower while lounging in the sand of Cavendish Beach or see the shooting stars reflected on the ocean.\nKejimkujik National Park is the only dark-sky preserve in Nova Scotia and you can learn about astronomy in the Mi'kmaq culture while taking in stars.\nView this post on Instagram So Many Stars . Did you know that Keji is Nova Scotia's only Dark Sky Preserve and one of 19 across Canada? Thanks for permission to #repost from @nick_osbourne . . . Had a great night under the stars at Keji! I hope others were out taking it in! On nights like this it's easy to wind up silently pondering our place in the cosmos, even after a few beers. Especially after a few beers... . #latergram #giantsofnovascotia #Keji #kejimkujik #NovaScotia #Canada #NationalPark #ParksCanada #wilderness #parkscanada #milkyway #milkywaygalaxy #milkywaychasers #nightphotography #nightscape A post shared by Giants of Nova Scotia (@giantsofnovascotia) on Sep 6, 2019 at 3:13am PDT\nYukon's Watson Lake offers beautiful dark skies and the occasional sighting of the northern lights.\nWood Buffalo National Park in Northwest Territories is the biggest dark-sky preserve in the entire world so you know it's a perfect spot to catch the Perseids.\nIn Nunavut, Iqaluit has very low light pollution which makes it the place to be when it comes to observing the night sky.