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  Kouchibouguac NP NB La Mauricie NP QC Lake Superior PP ON
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  Mont Orford PP QC Mt Tremblant PP QC Mt Carleton PP NB
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  Oka PP QC Pacific Rim NP BC Presqu'ile PP ON
  Pukaskwa NP ON Riding Mtn. NP MB Ruckle PP BC
  Sandbanks PP ON Skagit Valley PP BC Terra Nova NP NF
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Find That Dream Job! - Resort , Park and Outdoor Employment

Camping in New Brunswick - Front country camping in New Brunswicks Provincial & National Parks.

Camping in Alberta - Front country camping in Alberta's Provincial & National Parks.

Camping in Saskatchewan - Front country camping in Saskatchewan's Provincial, Regional & National Parks

Mont Tremblant Provincial Park - It's not hard to figure out why this is Quebec's favorite outdoor destination.

Mont Tremblant Resort - An outdoor Mecca in Quebec. Mont Tremblant keeps expanding its outdoor opportunities - it's truly a resort for all seasons.

Rail Trials - Have a look at our growing list of rail trails in our cycling section.

Save the Kinsol Trestle - Do your part to save this historic trestle and complete the Cowichan Valley Rail Trail

SOS - Support the South Okanagan Similkameen National Park - Sign Up

Have a look at our Topographical Maps listing for select Canadain Parks.

Respect Canada's Boreal Forest from Louise Larivière and a host of others.

Tuckerman Ravine - A Spring Mecca for expert skiers and boarders

Banff - Canada's spectacular Rocky Mountans!

Canoe Gear for the Subarctic - article by Bill Layman

Cape Chingnecto - Cliffs, Currents and the Highest Tides on Earth / Sea Kayaking in Nova Scotia / an article by Scott Cunningham

Vancouver Coast & Mountains - British Columbia's killer outdoor destination - it doesn't get any better than this!

Bic Provincial Park - A stunning example of the Quebec Maritimes

Riding that Train - 200 km end-to-end along the P'tit Train du Nord

Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook - Hiking, mountain biking and camping in the Townships

Montreal & Laval The city of festivals, fine restaurants and incredible nightlife just happens to be surrounded by an incredible outdoor playground.

The Eastern Townships Montreal's favourite southern getaway

Sandbanks Provincial Park - One of Ontario's most popular beach destinations has a lot more to offer to nature lovers and adventurers.

Long Point Provincial Park - Nature observation and endless sandy beaches on the shores of Lake Erie

Bic Provincial Park - A stunning example of the Quebec Maritimes.

Mount Carleton Provincial Park - The higest point in the Maritimes is located in a vast tract of New Brunswick wilderness.

Algonquin Provincial Park - Where the world goes to paddle!

Quebec Bike Paths - Is Quebec the cycling capital of Canada?

PEI's North Shore - Aricle and Photographs by Scott Cunningham

Ontario's Conservation Areas - There's so many easily accessible areas for hiking, camping, skiing, mountain biking and nature observation in Ontario's Conservation Areas it's hard to know where to start. Start here!

On the Shoulders of Frontenac
Off season camping in Frontenac Provincial Park, Ontario

Banff National Park - The Canadian Rockie's crown jewel is one of the world's great destinations!

Get a Job! - Out-There's Outdoor, Tourism and Resort Employment Section.

Tom Couture is Cycling Solo Across Canada on the TC Trail - Tune In!

The Aerobic Corridor - Cycling, skiing, hiking along a 60km multi-use path.

The Bruce Trail - Ontario's 800 km hiking trail from the Bruce Peninsula to Niagara Falls

Out-There's Nova Scotia - Whale watching, kayaking, mountain biking, backpacking, you name it, Nova Scotias got it all!

Bruce Peninsula National Park - This spectacular park lies along the world famous 800km Bruce Trail and tops it all off with world class sea kayaking and some of the best climbing in Ontario!

Fundy National Park - Located on the shores of the Bay of Fundy, this is one of New Brunswick's crown jewels.

The Province of Quebec - North America's most interesting and unique destination.

British Columbia - The province is rapidly becoming North America's most popular outdoor destination.

Training For An Adventure Race
By Greg Hill

Pointe Fortune - The historic village of Pointe Fortune, outside Montreal, has a lot to offer nature lovers and makes for a reat weekend get away in the Fall or any time of year really.

Adventure Sports. Whether you're paddling, pedaling or skiing on well-traveled paths, open fields or raging rivers, we have you covered. Choose your favorite sport or try a new adventure. Whatever your choice, we'll help you find everything you need.

Nature. Canada has endless wilderness and incredible natural diversity. Out-There has acquired innumerable Canadian links which include photos and descriptions of a wide variety of Canada's birds and animals.

Our "Links" section is a listing of Canadian resources and outdoor related businesses on the web and is broken down by category for easy searchability.

Outdoor Gear has undergone a revolution in the last thirty years. New designs, materials and manufacturing methods have truly changed the face of adventure. Our gear guide will assist you in your comparisons, selection and final purchases.

Watch the eaglets hatch in British Columbia at the Hancock Wildlife Foundation

Camping in Quebec - Front country camping in Quebec's Provincial, Regional & National Parks.

Zip Line Parks - Canada's newest adventure

Camping in Nova Scotia - Front country camping in Nova Scotia's Provincial, Regional and National Parks

Camping in Ontario - Front country camping in Ontario's Provincial & National Parks

Stop Sprawl in the Juan de Fuca Forestlands - Sign the Petition

Manning Provincial Park - One of British Columbia's most popular parks, and for a good reason.

Whistler/Blackcomb Resort - BC's four season crown jewel best known for its skiing it's an awesome hiking, mountain biking and nature viewing destination.

Mont Orford Provincial Park - The Eastern Township's most popular park.

Ontario is our featured province, have a look at all of the incredible outdoor opportunities it provides.

Conrad Kain - 100 year centennial of one of Canada's great climbers and guides.

Doing some outdoor research? Have a look at our Books and Magazines section or check out our Maps and Charts page. Or perhaps visit out Book Store.

Warsaw Caves in Ontario By Mady MacDonald With Caving Locations Across Canada

PEI's North Shore - Article and Photographs by Scott Cunningham

Paddling the Dubawnt and Kazan Rivers in Canada's North with Bill Layman & Lynda Holland - Expedition Web Cast

Backpacking in Canada - Backpacking parks and long distance trails in Canada

Bon Echo Provincial Park - One of Eastern Ontario's favorite outdoor destinations

Muphys Point Provincial Park - Eastern Ontario's campers park is easily assesible from Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto

Ile de Boucherville Park - Cycling and paddling amongst the St. Lawrence islands, just a stones throw from Montreal

The Laurentians Region Montreals outdoor playground

Mont Tremblant Resort is voted number one in eastern North America - year after year.

Monteregie - Quebec's cycling capital is rich in history and a vangaurd in Gastronomy

Central Ontario North the region encompasses the Muskokas, the Bruce Peninsula, Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay in Ontario

The P'tit Train du Nord - A rails to trails bike path in the Laurentians just north of Montreal, Quebec

Georgian Bay Islands National Park - Spectacular sea kayaking, hiking and camping in Georgian Bay

Presqu'ile Provincial Park - Sandy beaches, hiking, cycling and birding on Lake Ontario's northern shore.

Awenda Provincial Park - Looking for a fall hike or a great camping park, have a good look at Awenda one of Ontario's jewels.

Whistler - The snowsport capital of North America is also an awesome summer destination

Mont Tremblant Resort - Eastern North America's number one ski and snowboarding resort!

Canoeing - Canoe routes, clubs, manufacturers and more

Get a Job! Out-There's Outdoor, Tourism and Resort Employment Section

Rafting is for Kids! By Hugo Fetch

Around the World - Join Krista and Tony as they travel around the world!

Trekking the Torres del Paine Circuit in the Patagonian Andes - by Mady MacDonald

Killarney Prov. Park - Ontario's crown jewel, sea kayakers, canoeists, hikers and backpackers can explore some of the finest scenery in Ontario.

Buy Adventure, Nature, Travel Books & Videos Online - Watch for hundreds of new titles to be added soon.

Yukon Photo Gallery - Looking for the adventure of a life time!

Cape Breton Highlands National Park - the mountains meet the ocean at the eastern tip of Nova Scotia

The Yukon Territory - info. and links, to what just might be the the most beautiful wilderness area in the world. Yukon Photo Gallery

Mountain Biking the U.S. Southwest - Three weeks riding the four corners of Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.

Voyageur Provincial Park - A popular camping and recreational park on the Quebec/Ontario border between Montreal and Ottawa.

The Province of Ontario - Canada's heartland - there truly is a lot to discover.

Toronto - Next to Vancouver this may be Canada's best city to live in - if you love the outdoors!

Found a Friend in Pukaskwa By Mady MacDonald - Backpacking in Pukaskwa National Park on the spectacular shores of Lake Superior

Shirly & I - Canoeing in Algonquin Provincial Park

Shoot' like a photojournalist - pro photographer tells you how by Rob Stimpson

Rafting is for Kids! By Hugo Fetch

The spell of the Yukon - By Al Pace and Lin Ward

Yoho National Park In British Columbia is our new feature National Park


Our Travel section is designed to let you plan a weekend get away or put together a complete itinerary for your next vacation. Everything you need is here, so you can select a destination, choose your mode of transportation and perhaps even make your reservations.

Out-There's Directory is the foundation of our site. All of our raw information is contained here in the form of a catalogue of the Canadian outdoors. This is a great area whether you're doing some industry research, just surfing, or if you're looking for something very specific in the outdoors.

Get Involved. Those trails didn't just magically appear. Lots of dedicated people secured the land and did the hard work of clearing it and are now active in its maintenance. Why not lend a hand (it can be a lot of fun) by joining a club, association, ecological or advocacy group



Conservation Areas Ontario   Mountain Biking the US Southwest   Yukon Photo Gallery   Oka Park Quebec
Ontario's Conservation Areas - Hiking, camping, skiing, mountain biking and nature observation   Mountain Biking the U.S. Southwest - Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico in two weeks   Yukon Photo Gallery - Spectacular photos of the Yukon - courtesy Yukon Tourism   Oka Park - An outdoor treasure just a stones throw from Montreal in the lower Laurentians
Mont Orford Park Quebec   Tuckerman Ravine New Hampshire   Bruce Peninsula Park Ontario   Eastern Townships Quebec
Mont Orford Provincial Park - The Townships' most popular
  Tuckerman Ravine - A Spring Mecca for Expert Skiers and Boarders   Bruce Peninsula National Park - Explore the Spectacular Niagara Escarpment   The Eastern Townships Montreal's great southern adventure and nature getaway
  Central Ontario   Torres del Paine Chile   Laurentians Quebec
Ile de Boucherville Park - Cycling
and paddling the islands in the St. Lawrence
  Central Ontario
Muskoka, Bruce Peninsula, Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay Ontario
  Trekking the Torres del
in the Patagonian
Andes by Mady MacDonald
  The Laurentians Region
Montreal's four season playground just to the north
P'tit Train du Nord Quebec   Bon Echo Park Ontario   Wild Pacific Trail British Columbia   Gulf Islands National Park British Columbia
Riding that Train
- 200 km along
the P'tit Train du
Nord, Quebec
  Bon Echo Provincial Park - One of Eastern Ontario's
  Wild Pacific Trail
One of Vancouver Island's best!
British Columbia
  Gulf Islands National Park - Canada's Island Jewels, British Columbia

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Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies
  Wheelers Hut Rodgers Pass
  Backcountry Shelter - Huts, Cabins, Lodges and Yurts in the Wilderness
  Skis and Snowboards Whistler
North America's Best Resort
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  Manning Provincial Park
A Stones Throw from  Vancouver
  Mont Tremblant Resort
  Mont Tremblant  Eastern North America's Winter Destination
  Fox Mont Tremblant Park
  Mont Tremblant
Provincial Park
  - Quebec's most popular park.
  Snowboarding and Ski Resorts in Canada
  Oka Park Quebec
  Oka Park - An outdoor treasure just a stones throw from Montreal
  Conservation Areas Ontario
  Ontario's Conservation Areas - Hiking, camping, skiing, mountain biking and nature observation
Mont Tremblant Park Quebec
Mont Tremblant
Provincial Park
  - Quebec's most popular park.
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Forillon National
Gaspe Peninsula , Quebec
Botanical Beach Shoreline Thumbnail
Botanical Beach Juan Du Fuca Provincial Park, BC
  Ontario Canoe Paddling Thumbnail
Adventure and Eco-Tourism
  Dinosaur Provincial Park Canada's Badlands
  Bruce Peninsula Park Ontario
  Bruce Peninsula
National Park
- Ontario
  Canoes Lac Wapizagonke
  La Mauricie National Park Quebec
  Killarney Provincial
- Ontario's Crown Jewel
  Gulf Islands - Coastal Paradise, British Columbia
  Pukaskwa - Superior Wilderness, Ontario
  Lake Superior Provincial Park - By the shores of Gitche Gumee, Ontario
  Riding Mountain National Park
  Riding Mountain
National Park

Manitoba's Finest
  Pacific Rim, Tofino, Ucluelet
  Pacific Rim, Tofino, Ucluelet - West Coast Wonder, British Columbia
  Salt Spring Island British Columbia
  Salt Spring Island
Gulf Islands Splendor, British Columbia
  Gatineau Park Quebec
  Gatineau Park
Ottawa's outdoor wonderland, Quebec
  Pacific Rim National Park British Columbia
  Pacific Rim National Park & The West Coast Trail, British Columbia
  Rucklel Park British Columbia
  Ruckle Provincial
- One of the Gulf Island's gems! British Columbia
  Awenda Park Ontario
  Awenda Provincial
- Georgian Bays Camper's Heaven, Ontario
  Algonquin Park Ontario
  Algonquin Provincial Park - Where the world goes to paddle! Ontario
  Mount Carleton Park New Brunswick
  Mount Carleton Provincial Park
Explore New
Brunswick's Backcountry
  Toronto Ontario
  Destination Toronto - Ontario's gateway to adventure
Jasper Park Alberta
  Jasper National Park - Canada's Best Backpacking in the Rocky Mountains, Alberta
  Galiano Island
Spanish Treasure, British
  Garibaldi Park British Columbia
  Garibaldi Provincial
- Spectacular wilderness just a stones throw from Vancouver , British Columbia
  Sandbanks Park Ontario

Sandbanks Provincial Park - Lazy days, camping and endless sandy beaches, Ontario

  Golden Ears Park British Columbia
  Golden Ears Provincial Park - Front country camping and wilderness hiking in British Columbia


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