Enjoy Alberta’s Beauty on Parks Day

This Saturday on July 19th, national parks across Canada will be celebrating Parks Day. This annual event brings together thousands of people to national parks and historic sites across the country, to participate in fun, educational and family-friendly activities.

There are a number of Alberta parks taking part in Parks Day events, including activities like: sandcastle-building competitions, bear safety sessions, scavenger hunts, or you can always just enjoy nature or a campfire. With so many national parks close to our city, this weekend is the perfect time to rediscover Alberta’s natural beauty.

Here’s a list of Alberta parks hosting official Parks Day events:

  • Aspen Beach Provincial Park
  • Beauvais Lake Provincial Park
  • Big Knife Provincial Park
  • Cooking Lake Provincial Park
  • Crimson Lake Provincial Park
  • Cross Lake Provincial Park
  • Cypress Hills Provincial Park
  • Dillberry Lake Provincial Park
  • Dinosaur Provincial Park
  • Eagle Point Provincial Park
  • Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park
  • Gooseberry Lake Provincial Park
  • Greene Valley Provincial Park
  • Hilliard’s Bay Provincial Park
  • Jarvis Bay Provincial Park
  • Kinbrook Island Provincial Park
  • Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park
  • Miquelon Lake Provincial Park
  • Moonshine Lake Provincial Park
  • Park Lake Provincial Park
  • Pigeon Lake Provincial Park
  • Red Lodge Provincial Park
  • Rochon Sands Provincial Park
  • Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park
  • Tillebrook Provincial Park
  • Vermillion Provincial Park
  • Wabamun Provincial Park
  • William A. Switzer Provincial Park
  • Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park
  • Peace River Provincial Park
  • Saskatoon Island Provincial Park
  • Young’s Point Provincial Park
  • Bow Valley Provincial Park
  • West Castle Wetlands Provincial Park

Find out the details on all the Alberta Parks events this Saturday on their website. What’s your favourite Alberta National Park? Share with us on Twitter.