Killarney Provincial Park
While you may have celebrated some of the country's national parks for our nation's birthday only a few weeks ago, now it's official: This Saturday, July 21st is Canada's Parks Day. The activities being held across the country are meant to highlight the important role parks play not only in helping to maintain healthy and resilient eco-systems, but also in contributing to our own health and well-being. From nature walks and canoe tours to art displays, kite-making workshops and lumberjack demonstrations, this weekend's events are about as diverse as our great country. Here are a few of our top picks to attend on Saturday:

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park, Saskatchewan: The day starts off with a sandcastle-building contest, followed by a scavenger hunt that allows participants to discover clues about various fish species in the park. Then there's free cake at lunch and a geo-coaching hike 4:30 p.m. for guests who want to learn more about the park.

Killarney Provincial Park, Ontario: Starting at 10 a.m., you can join park naturalists as they explore the world of dragonflies in attempt to see the park through their eyes. In the evening, there will be live musical performances at the George Lake Campground Amphitheatre, featuring award-winning singers and songwriters.

Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park, Nova Scotia: Ellenwood Lake will be hosting The Amazing Race Nature Event, which will require participants to engage in various outdoor actives, while also solving clues about nature and the park. Make sure to bring your running shoes, dress for the weather and pre-register, because prizes will be awarded to the first team to cross the finish line.

Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve, Newfoundland & Labrador: Enjoy a guided hike and exclusive access to see fossils that are hundreds of millions of years old from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve a spot.

For a complete list of events happening across the country, and to find out what's happening in your area, visit the Canada's Parks Day website.
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