10 Largest Urban Parks In Canada

Himanshi singh       Nov 14, 2022

#1. North Saskatchewan River Valley Parks System

          One major river that crosses the city of Edmonton, Alberta is the North Saskatchewan River. Along its banks is a chain of city parks which are collectively known as the North Saskatchewan River Valley Parks System. 

#2. Rouge National Urban Park

          The city of Toronto, Ontario is home to one of the country’s largest city parks, the Rouge National Urban Park. The park covers an area of over 5,000 hectares, making it the second-largest city park in Canada. 

#3. Oldman River Valley Parks System

          The Albertan city of Lethbridge has eight interconnected urban parks found along the Oldman River which are known as the Oldman River Valley Parks System. The park system cumulatively covers an area of 1,618 hectares. 

#4.Pippy Park 

          Pippy Park is one of Canada’s great urban parks. A wide mantle of green at the northern boundary of St. John’s, Pippy Park offers an oasis of tranquility, spectacular views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean, 

#5.Fish Creek Provincial Park 

          Fish Creek Park is an urban provincial park that preserves the valley of Fish Creek in the southern part of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is bordered on three sides by the city, and on the west by the territory of the Tsuu T’ina Nation (Sarcee), a First Nation. 

#6.Nose Hill Park 

          Nose Hill Park is a natural park in the northwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta which covers over 11 km2 (4.2 sq mi). It is the fourth-largest urban park in Canada, and one of the largest urban parks in North America. It is a municipal park, unlike Fish Creek, which is a provincial park. It was created in 1980. 

#7.Wascana Centre 

          Wascana Centre is a 930-hectare (9.3 km2/2,300 acre/3.6 mi2) urban park built around Wascana Lake in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, established in 1912 with a design from renowned architect Thomas Mawson. The park is designed around the Saskatchewan Legislative Building and Wascana Lake. 

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