Perfect destinations for sunrise and sunset lovers
Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site
Newfoundland and Labrador
Be the first in Canada to see the sun rise! Head to the easternmost point of the country and watch the warm, golden colors of the sun rise above the Atlantic.
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Avoid the crowds on the Skyline Trail and instead hike to the Franey Trail Lookout for an amazing bird's eye view of the Atlantic Ocean coupled with a breathtaking sunset.
Prince Edward Island National Park
Prince Edward Island
Early bird? Let the light of dawn wake your senses as you find the perfect spot for morning yoga on the beach in Cavendish Campground.
Kouchibouguac National Park
Watch the sunrise from the boardwalk at Kellys Beach and let your inner child run free on this beautiful sandy beach. Peace and quiet are guaranteed!
Forillon National Park
See the sun rise and set, all on the same day! Start your adventure early at Cap-Bon-Ami, then head to the Southern section of the park at sunset for a stroll amongst the historic buildings of Grande-Grave and Anse-Blanchette.
Lachine Canal National Historic Site
See Montreal in a new light by paddling the calm waters of the Lachine Canal at sunset.
Pukaskwa National Park
Embark on the Coastal Trail, the most spectacular hike in Lake Superior. Take a well-deserved break at Fish Harbour and watch as the sky paints itself for you. Your own personal art gallery!
Point Pelee National Park
Admire the beauty of the coloured sky in Canada's southernmost location! But don't think the show ends when the sun goes down. Head to West Beach and prepare to be dazzled well into the evening at this Dark-Sky Preserve.
Grasslands National Park
Ride your horse along unique prairie landscapes and watch the skies come to life. Keep the fun going and go stargazing in this Dark-Sky Preserve for a magical evening.
Riding Mountain National Park
Hike or bike to the public docks on the east side of Clear Lake to enjoy the gorgeous skies of Manitoba in the evening. Combine the show with a visit to the Wishing Well for good luck!
Waterton Lakes National Park
Are you an early riser? Head to Maskinonge Lake and marvel at the emergence of daylight. Bring your binoculars! Over 250 species of birds call the park home.
Gulf Islands National Park Reserve
Are you a sailing enthusiast? Get a front row seat to see the sun ascend at Sidney Spit.
Kluane National Park and Reserve
Are you a seasoned hiker? Enjoy a trek along the banks of Quill Creek and be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular scenery.
Wapusk National Park
How likely are you to capture that picture perfect moment? Visit Wapusk and try your luck!
Everyone who visits comes home with a different story. Come find out what happens in yours. Plan your visit today!