Happy 100th Birthday Parks Canada!

May 19, 2011

Experience the unforgettable as you join in the celebrations of the centcentennial of Parks Canada, the world’s first national parks service! Throughout the country and throughout the year, Canada’s historic and natural treasures are hosting special programs and activities put on to celebrate this special anniversary.

Founded on May 19, 1911, Parks Canada is celebrating a century of world leadership in protection, education and visitor experience that is admired around the globe. Parks Canada protects 167 national historic sites, 42 national parks and 4 national marine conservation areas, which together make up one of the most extensive networks of protected national heritage places in the world.

So get out there and enjoy the treasures of Canada and let everyone know how you feel by posting comments to the Parks Canada Facebook and Twitter Page.