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Canada National Park High Points

RankLand NamePeak Elev-Ft State
1.Kluane National Park and ReserveMount Logan19,541Yukon Territory
2.Jasper National ParkMount Columbia12,274Alberta/British Columbia
3.Banff National ParkMount Forbes11,867Alberta
4.Yoho National ParkMount Goodsir11,703British Columbia
5.Kootenay National ParkDeltaform Mountain11,240Alberta/British Columbia
6.Glacier National Park (Canada)Mount Dawson11,079British Columbia
7.Waterton Lakes National ParkMount Blakiston9619Alberta
8.Nahanni National Park ReserveMount Nirvana9098Northwest Territories
9.Mount Revelstoke National ParkMount Inverness8698British Columbia
10.Quttinirpaaq National ParkBarbeau Peak8583Nunavut
11.Auyuittuq National ParkPenny Ice Cap High Point6955Nunavut
12.Sirmilik National ParkAngilaaq Mountain6378Nunavut
13.Ivvavik National ParkArthur Laing Peak5774Yukon Territory
14.Torngat Mountains National ParkMount Caubvick5420Newfoundland
15.Vuntut National ParkVuntut High Point3773Yukon Territory
16.Gwaii Haanas National Park ReserveMount de la Touche3668British Columbia
17.Grasslands National ParkGrasslands National Park High Point3300Saskatchewan
18.Wood Buffalo National ParkWood Buffalo National Park High Point3169Alberta
19.Tuktut Nogait National ParkMelville Hills High Point2850Northwest Territories
20.Gros Morne National ParkGros Morne2648Newfoundland
21.Pacific Rim National Park ReserveHobiton Ridge2621British Columbia
22.Riding Mountain National ParkRiding Mountain Summit2480Manitoba
23.Elk Island National ParkElk Island National Park High Point2475Alberta
24.Prince Albert National ParkNimrod Hills2450Saskatchewan
25.Pukaskwa National ParkTip Top Mountain2103Ontario
26.Ukkusiksalik National ParkPeak 6112005Nunavut
27.Forillon National ParkForillon National Park High Point1772Québec
28.Cape Breton Highlands National ParkWhite Hill1755Nova Scotia
29.Aulavik National ParkAulavik National Park High Point1509Northwest Territories
29.La Mauricie National ParkShawinigan High Point1509Québec
31.Gulf Islands National ReserveMount Warburton Pike1316British Columbia
32.Fundy National ParkRossiter Hill1247New Brunswick
33.Bruce Peninsula National ParkBruce Peninsula National Park High Point889Ontario
34.Terra Nova National ParkBlue Hill750Newfoundland
35.Georgian Bay Islands National ParkBeausoleil Island High Point696Ontario
36.Kejimkujik National ParkMount Tom591Nova Scotia
36.Point Pelee National ParkPoint Pelee National Park High Point591Ontario
38.Thousand Islands National ParkThousand Islands National Park High Point495Ontario
39.Wapusk National ParkWapusk National Park High Point282Manitoba
40.Prince Edward Island National ParkPEI National Park High Point197Prince Edward Island
41.Mingan Archipelago National Park ReserveGrande Île High Point150Québec
42.Kouchibouguac National ParkKouchibouguac National Park High Point131New Brunswick

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List Description

Canada has some spectacular and world-famous National Parks in well-known mountain areas, and this list is a first draft listing the highest points in all 42 current parks and reserves. In parks with boundaries that contain private land that has not yet been acquired by Parks Canada, the high point listed is the highest point on public land. For parks in Ontario or British Columbia, the provincial OBM and BC Basemap topographic data was used to find points, and for the remainder of the country, the NTS 1:50K map sheets were used.

Note that in several national parks, the terrain can be quite flat, and the spot listed here may not be entierly accurate. Indeed, for some parks, it may be impossible to determine the exact high point without professional surveying. If you are serious about a peak on this list, you should double-check the high point location with your own research before your trip.

This is a challenging list to complete--it would not be surprising if no one person climbs all these peaks for many years, if ever. You should check with park rangers to make sure that these points are open to the general public and get saftely information. Many of the peaks on this list are challenging and remote wilderness adventures that may feature technical mountaineering.

Acknowledgments:

Thanks to Terry Wheeler of Montreal, who helped determine several of these points and inspired the completion of the research for this list.

 


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