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What are some Canadian national parks?

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Some Canadian national parks include Bruce Peninsula National Park, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Georgian Bay Islands National Park, Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve and Prince Edward Island National Park. Other National Parks of Canada are Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, Glacier National Park, Banff National Park, La Mauricie National Park and Wood Buffalo National Park. As of 2016, Canada has 46 national parks located throughout the country.

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One of the largest national parks is Torngat Mountains National Park, which is located on 3,745 square miles, primarily in northern Labrador, between the Labrador Sea and Quebec. This park can only be reached by boat or plane. Torngat Mountains National Park is connected to the Inuit people, who live in the area and work at the park.

Several Canadian national parks are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as Kootenay National Park, Yoho National Park and Banff National Park. Banff National Park is Canada's first National Park. It opened in 1885 on 2,564 square miles in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. Point Pelee National Park, located in Ontario, is noted for its location as the southernmost point on the country's mainland. One of the most remote parks is Sable Island National Park Reserve, which is located in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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