Newspaper article The Canadian Press

A List of Canada's Busiest National Parks and Historic Sites

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

A List of Canada's Busiest National Parks and Historic Sites

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A list of Canada's busiest national parks

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CALGARY - National Parks are usually busy on summer long weekends, but Parks Canada has been bracing for even bigger numbers in 2017 as it offers free entry to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. But the loads aren't expected to be spread evenly. In documents obtained by The Canadian Press under the Access to Information Act, Parks Canada says 65 per cent of visitors area expected to be concentrated in 20 places.

Here is a list of the busiest sites, by projected number of visitors, based on a forecast for 2016-17:

Parks

Banff, Alta. -- 4,171,307

Jasper, Alta. -- 2,394,254

Mount Revelstoke-Glacier, B.C. -- 805,330

Bruce Peninsula and Fathom Five Marine Park, Ont. …

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