2020 Reservations for Canada's national parks launching in January

Dec 28 2019, 11:31 am

As the new year approaches, it’s not too early to start prepping for warmer days ahead.

Parks Canada will begin taking reservations for campsites starting the first week of January and continuing over staggered dates throughout the month.

And with so many options, it’s good to start early and plan ahead.

Here are the 2020 Parks Canada reservation dates launching in January to have on your radar:

Banff National Park of Canada
2020 reservations launch on January 8, 2020 at 8 am MST and January 23, 2020 at 8 am MST (for backcountry camping)

Bruce Peninsula National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 14, 2020 at 8 am EST

Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 20, 2020 at 8 am AST

Elk Island National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 9, 2020 at 8 am MST

Fathom Five National Marine Park
2020 reservations launch January 14, 2020 at 8 am EST

Forillon National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 16, 2020 at 8 am EST

Fort Langley National Historic Site 
2020 reservation launch on January 3, 2020 at 8 am PST

Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site
2020 reservation launch on January 3, 2020 at 8 am PST

Fundy National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 17, 2020 at 8 am AST

Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 14, 2020 at 8 am EST

Glacier National Park
2020 reservations coming May 2020

Grasslands National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 10, 2020 at 8 am CST

Gros Morne National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 21, 2020 at 8:30 am NST

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 3, 2020 at 8 am PST

Jasper National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 7, 2020 at 8 am MST and January 22, 2020 at 8 am MST (for backcountry camping)

Kejimkujik National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 20, 2020 at 8 am AST

Kootenay National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 9, 2020 at 8 am MST and January 23, 2020 at 8 am MST (for backcountry camping)

Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 17, 2020 at 8 am AST

Kluane National Park and Reserve
2020 reservations launch on January 3, 2020 at 8 am PST

La Mauricie National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 15, 2020 at 8 am EST

Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 16, 2020 at 8 am EST

Mount Revelstoke National Park
2020 reservations coming May 2020

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 6, 2020 at 8 am PST

Point Pelee National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 16, 2020 at 8 am EST

Prince Albert National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 10, 2020 at 8 am CST

Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 20, 2020 at 8 am AST

Pukaskwa National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 14, 2020 at 8 am EST

Rideau Canal National Historic Site 
2020 reservation launch on January 16, 2020 at 8 am EST

Riding Mountain National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 13, 2020 at 8 am CST

Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site 
2020 reservation launch on January 9, 2020 at 8 am MST

Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site
2020 reservation launch on January 16, 2020 at 8 am EST

Terra Nova National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch (long-term campsites only) on January 20, 2020 at 8:30 am NST and January 21, 2020 at 8:30 am NST for all other sites

Thousand Islands National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch at January 15, 2020 at 8 am EST

Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site 
2020 reservation launch on January 16, 2020 at 8 am EST

Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 9 2020 at 8 am MST

Wood Buffalo National Park
2020 reservations launch on January 9, 2020 at 8 am MST

Yoho National Park of Canada
2020 reservation launch on January 9, 2020 at 8 am MST and January 23, 2020 at 8 am MST (for backcountry camping and Lake O’Hara overnight camping). Random draw applications for Lake O’Hara Day Use Bus Service accepted between February 1 to 29, 2020