North America’s Largest Parks System
British Columbians are blessed to live a short walk or drive from Mother Nature’s playground that offers some of the world’s best outdoor experiences and sceneries.
The province has the third largest parks system in North America, after Canada’s National Parks and United States’ National Park Service, according to BC Parks.
From pristine waters to misty rainforests, Metro Vancouver offers some of the best day-trip adventures in southwestern British Columbia.
Here are five quick getaways to enjoy the beauty of the Canadian West Coast year round. Admission and parking is free at all five parks.