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A Park For All Seasons
Season 1
Immerse yourself in the beauty of our country’s spectacular national parks. This new series explores the history, diversity and ecology of Canada’s natural treasures. You’ll journey to the most remote corners of the parks to see vistas both iconic and obscure, and learn how park authorities sustain several million acres of wilderness for adventure seekers. Everything that makes our parks great - from majestic, snow-capped mountains to the tiniest insects - are revealed in glorious, breathtaking detail.
Episodes
Ep 1
Grasslands
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Ep 2
Point Pelee
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Ep 3
Banff
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Ep 4
Bruce Peninsula
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Ep 5
Pacific Rim
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Ep 6
Cape Breton National Park
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Ep 7
Torngat National Park
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Ep 8
Riding Mountain
Watch August 19, 10:30pm
Ep 9
Fundy National Park
Watch August 26, 10:30pm
Ep 10
Terra Nova
Watch September 2, 10:30pm
Ep 11
Quttinirpaaq
Watch September 9, 10:30pm
Ep 12
La Mauricie
Watch September 16, 10:30pm
Ep 13
Gulf Islands
Watch September 23, 10:30pm
Grasslands
Grasslands National Park protects the mixed grass prairie - one of the most threatened ecosystems in North America.
Point Pelee
Point Pelee National Park boasts one of the largest concentrations of birds during spring and fall migration, making it a tourist attraction for thousands of visitors.
Banff
Banff National Park is Canada's oldest and most famous national park, and its reputation for rugged beauty is known worldwide.
Bruce Peninsula
The Bruce Peninsula National Park and Fathom Five National Marine Park are filled with limestone cliffs, caves, underground streams and thousand-year-old trees that form the largest area of natural habitat in southern Ontario.
Pacific Rim
On the west side of Vancouver Island stands the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, known for its long sandy beaches and lush coastal temperate rainforests.
Cape Breton National Park
Cape Breton Highlands National Park is known for its spectacular ocean and mountain views. One third of the Cabot Trail, a world-famous scenic highway, runs through the national park.
Torngat National Park
Torngat National Park is a land of mountains and polar bears, small glaciers and caribou, where the Inuit hunt, fish and travel, just as aboriginal peoples have for thousands of years.
Riding Mountain
Riding Mountain National Park was designated a national park to protect three different ecosystems that converge in the area.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Aug 19, 10:30pm
Sun Aug 20, 1:30am
Fundy National Park
Fundy National Park is heavily influenced by the Bay of Fundy's tides - the largest in the world.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Aug 26, 10:30pm
Sun Aug 27, 1:30am
Terra Nova
The landscape of Terra Nova National Park varies from the rugged cliffs and sheltered inlets of the coastal region to the rolling forested hills, bogs and ponds of the inland.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Sep 2, 10:30pm
Sun Sep 3, 1:30am
Quttinirpaaq
Quttinirpaaq National Park, situated at the northern end of Ellesmere Island, is the second largest national park in Canada and the most remote.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Sep 9, 10:30pm
Sun Sep 10, 1:30am
La Mauricie
Every fall La Mauricie National Park in Quebec becomes vibrant in its autumn glory, attracting visitors from around the world.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Sep 16, 10:30pm
Sun Sep 17, 1:30am
Gulf Islands
The Gulf Islands National Park was established in 2003 to protect a diverse landscape from recreational development that threatened to overrun this natural wonder.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Sep 23, 10:30pm
Sun Sep 24, 1:30am