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Admission to all Parks Canada places are FREE on Canada Day (PHOTOS)

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Ainsley Smith Jun 04, 2019 9:06 am 3,827

There truly is no better way to celebrate Canada Day than by exploring our beautiful country.

And it just so happens that Parks Canada is making it even easier for Canadians to escape the city and head off the beaten path by offering free admission to all of its national parks and historic sites this July 1.

So whether you live near one of these beautiful destinations, or you’re up for a little road trip, you’re going to want to clear your calendars this Canada day and get exploring.

And even though admission to these parks is only free on Canada Day, if you’re 17 and under, you can visit all Parks Canada locations for free, any time of the year.

To get you excited for this Canada Day, we highlighted a few of the spots you can visit this year. You can find the full list of participating sites here.

See also

British Columbia:

Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites

Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites, tzvieldelvalle/Instagram

Alberta:

Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park/Shutterstock

Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

Bar U Ranch, travelalberta/Instagram

Waterton Lakes National Park

waterton lakes

Waterton Lakes National Park/Shutterstock

Elk Island National Park

Elk Island/Shutterstock

Ontario:

Point Pelee National Park

Point Peele National Park/Shutterstock

Pukaskwa National Park

Pukaskwa National Park/Shutterstock

Quebec:

Fort TĂŠmiscamingue National Historic Site

Fort TĂŠmiscamingue National Historic Site/Parks Canada

Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site

Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site/Parks Canada

Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site

Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site/Quebec Original

Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site

Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site, letraitdunionmag/Instagram

La Mauricie National Park

national parks

La Mauricie National Park, parks.canada/Instagram

The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site

The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site, dimashque/Instagram

Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site/Parks Canada

Nova Scotia:

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, ludovicascalco/Instagram

Halifax:

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, lights_camera_ashwin/Instagram

Newfoundland:

Terra Nova National Park

Terra Nova National Park, lmsmith7/Instagram

Gros Morne National Park

Porter

Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland/Shutterstock

Daily Hive has reached out to Parks Canada for comment but had not heard back at the time of publication. We will update this post as more information becomes available. 

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