Parks Canada/Parcs Canada

Parks Canada Learn to Camp

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Parks Canada’s Learn to Camp is the ideal app for first-time campers who want to plan a trip to Canada’s national parks. It is packed with the information you need to make your first camping trip a success: camping basics and insider’s tips, packing checklists, national park information and recipes and cooking advice. This app is the perfect companion to the annual Learn to Camp events that take place at national parks and national historic sites across Canada.

* Find the ideal place to camp with the new interactive park finder.

* Photos, videos and information about the basics of camping: how to plan your trip, how to set up your campsite, how to make a campfire, meal planning, camping with children and more!

* Photos and information for all of Canada’s 42 national parks including top experiences, animals you might see, activities you can do and how to get there

* An interactive camping checklist to help you keep track of what you need, what you have and what you’ve packed

* Recipes for simple and tasty breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks that you can cook at your campsite

* Insiders’ Tips from experienced campers and the people who work at each national park

* And lots more!

* Aussi offert en français.

Parks Canada Heritage Gourmet

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Note: a 10-15MB content download will be required the first time the application starts.

Bring Canada's national historic sites and the best of Canadian heritage cooking into your home with the Parks Canada Heritage Gourmet food app. Embark on a culinary journey through Canada’s rich history and across Canada’s vast territory by trying out the recipes – which have been updated for modern cooks - and reading the stories in this app.

Aussi disponible en français.

* Choose from over 70 recipes, each with a stunning photograph of the finished dish.

* Browse recipes from the 18th century to today, representing all of Canada's regions.

* Enjoy traditional recipes that have been chef-tested and modified for today's cooks, with both imperial and metric measures.

* Search or browse by ingredient, course, menu, period or region.

* The app is self-contained - no internet connection is required after the initial download and periodic updates.
Save recipes to your personal recipe collection.

* Add ingredients to your Shopping List to bring with you to the grocery store.

* Share recipes with friends and family using email, Facebook and Twitter.

* Cook traditional favourites like Acadan Bouilli, West Coast Finnan Haddie and Newfoundland’s Jiggs Dinner.

* Enjoy national historic site tried-and-true favourites like the Fortress of Louisbourg’s French Soldier's Bread, Woodside’s Marmalade or Lower Fort Garry's famous Corn Bread

* Try out recipes like Bannock, Luski and Sourdough Flapjacks that were originally cooked over an outdoor fire.

* Cook an entire meal using one of the menus.

* Learn a story about each recipe - tell your dinner guests or family which notable Canadian enjoyed a particular dish, how a dish got its name or which 18th century cookbook a recipe first came from.

* Watch a behind-the-scenes video of the chefs and photographers at work.

* See a video of chefs creating an 18th century dessert using today's ingredients.

* Find out about the national historic site of Canada that submitted the recipe and start to plan your next culinary adventure.

Explora Banff Park Museum

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Banff Park Museum is Parks Canada’s official guided tour app for Banff Park Museum National Historic Site. It will take you on a guided tour of this important historic site so that you and your family can experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. It includes a map, photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit. This app is the perfect travel companion for a visit to this national historic site.

Description:
A multimedia tour of Banff Park Museum National Historic Site
Location-specific photos and information about Banff Park Museum and its history
Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
Insider information from experienced interpreters

Aussi offert en français

Explora Drague Numéro Quatre

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora est l’application officielle de Parcs Canada pour la visite guidée du lieu historique Drague Numéro Quatre, qui vous permettra de découvrir à votre propre rythme le passé, les paysages et les sons associés à cet endroit d’une valeur emblématique. EIle comprend une carte et des photos, ainsi que divers renseignements et jeux-questionnaires, qui vous assureront une visite mémorable, instructive et amusante. Cette application est le compagnon idéal pour une visite en famille de ce lieu historique national.

Une visite guidée du lieu historique national du Lieu historique national du Drague Numéro Quatre activée par GPS
Des photos du lieu historique national de du Lieu historique national du Drague Numéro Quatre ainsi que divers renseignements sur son passé et d’autres aspects.
Des questions mettant à l’épreuve vos connaissances et votre sens de l’observation
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Also available in English

Explora Dredge No. 4

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Dredge No. 4 and the Klondike Goldfields is Parks Canada’s official tour app for Dredge No.4 National Historic Site. It will take you on a guided tour up the famous Bonanza Creek Road, stopping at significant spots, including two National Historic sites: Dredge No. 4 and Discovery Claim. You will experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. It includes a map, historic photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit. This app is the perfect travel companion for a visit to the Klondike Goldfields.

* A GPS-triggered guided tour of Bonanza Creek Road, including stops at Dredge No.4 and Discovery Claim.
* Location-specific photos and information about Dredge No.4
* Historic photos (not previously released) of corporate and hand-mining in these spots.
* Information and first-hand accounts from these exact spots from over a hundred years ago.
* Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
* Insider information directly from interpreters and historians.
* Discover what it took to bring massive machines to one of the most remote, inaccessible places in the world.
* Be inspired by the courage and perseverance of incredible visionaries.
* See if you would have had the courage and audacity to risk everything for the chance at Klondike gold.

Aussi offert en français

Explora Rocky Mountain House

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Rocky Mountain House is Parks Canada’s official guided tour app for Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site. It will take you on a guided tour of this important historic site so that you and your family can experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. It includes a map, photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit. This app is the perfect travel companion for a visit to this national historic site.

Description:
A GPS-triggered guided tour of Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
Location-specific photos and information about Rocky Mountain House and its history
Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
Insider information from experienced interpreters

Aussi offert en français

Explora Louisbourg

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
The Explora Louisbourg app takes you on two separate guided tours around the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. GPS-triggered, this official Parks Canada app offers text, images, narration, and even video to help you discover a once booming 18th century fortified town. The app guides you to an enhanced appreciation and enjoyment of the natural and cultural wonders at the Fortress Louisbourg.

Featured guided walks:

A Disappearing Town
A walk through the ruins of 18th Century Louisbourg offers interesting multimedia about a long-gone community, its fortifications, and the problems Louisbourg faces with coastal erosion.

A Reborn Town
You are taken on an outdoor stroll through the streets of the reconstruction where you learn about 18th century inhabitants and their way of life nearly three centuries ago.

Explora Riel House

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
This fun tour will take you around the once-rural grounds of Riel House National Historic Site, where you will discover Louis Riel – his ethnic background, spiritual principles and family history, and influences that made him a leader of the Métis people of mixed French and Aboriginal culture. You will also explore this remnant Métis river lot, a form of prairie settlement.

Details:
A GPS-triggered guided tour of Riel House National Historic Site
Location-specific photos and information about Riel House and its history
Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
Insider information from experienced interpreters

Aussi offert en français

Explora Forts de Lévis FR

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora est l’application officielle de Parcs Canada pour la visite mulitmédia du lieu historique national Forts-de-Lévis, qui vous permettra de découvrir à votre propre rythme le passé, les paysages et les sons associés à cet endroit d’une valeur emblématique. EIle comprend une carte et des photos, ainsi que divers renseignements et jeux-questionnaires, qui vous assureront une visite mémorable, instructive et amusante. Cette application est le compagnon idéal pour une visite en famille de ce lieu historique national.

Une visite mulitmédia du lieu historique national Forts-de-Lévis activée par GPS
Des photos du lieu historique national Forts-de-Lévis ainsi que divers renseignements sur son passé et d’autres aspects.
Des questions mettant à l’épreuve vos connaissances et votre sens de l’observation
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Découvrez ce fort authentique et son rôle dans le système défensif de la ville de Québec
Surveillez le fort Numéro-Un en adoptant les yeux d’un soldat!

Also available in English

Explora Fort Anne

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Fort Anne is Parks Canada’s official tour app for Fort Anne National Historic Site. It will take you on a guided tour of this important historic site so that you can experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. It includes a map, photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit. This app is the perfect travel companion for a visit to this national historic site.

-Location-specific photos and information about Fort Anne and its history
-Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
-Insider information from experienced interpreters

-Understand the strategic value of these scenic hills
-Discover Fort Anne’s tapestry – a work of many hands
-Investigate an 18th century “cold case!”

Aussi offert en français

Explora SS Klondike

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora S.S. Klondike is Parks Canada’s official tour app for the S.S. Klondike National Historic Site in Whitehorse, Yukon. This app will take you on a guided tour of this important historic site so that you can experience the history at your own pace. The app includes photos and information for a memorable, informative and fun visit. It’s your perfect travel companion.
– Step onboard the S.S. Klondike and be transported back in time to the late 1930s.
– Walk on the freight deck and imagine a cargo of ore bags being transported south, and merchandise headed to Dawson City.
– Stroll along the sun deck where shuffleboard was played.

Explora Motherwell Homestead

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Motherwell Homestead is Parks Canada’s official guided tour app for Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site. It will take you on a guided tour of this important historic site so that you and your family can experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. It includes a map, photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit. This app is the perfect travel companion for a visit to this national historic site.

A GPS-triggered guided tour of Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site
Location-specific photos and information about Motherwell Homestead and its history
Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
Insider information from experienced interpreters

Aussi offert en français

Explora Fort Beauséjour

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Fort Beauséjour is Parks Canada’s official tour app for Fort Beauséjour-Fort Cumberland National Historic Site. It will take you on a guided tour of this important historic site so that you may experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. Includes a map, photos, and information for a memorable, informative and fun visit. A perfect travel companion for a visit to this national historic site.

This fun tour will take you around the grounds of the fort. You'll discover the highlights and special features of this star-shaped fort and its history. The tour takes about an hour. You will experience things like cannons, the life of a soldier, and the underground casemates. This tour will take you back in time to how the fort would have looked during both the French and British occupations.

Description:
A multimedia tour of Fort Beauséjour-Fort Cumberland National Historic Site
Location-specific photos and information about Fort Beauséjour-Fort Cumberland and its history
Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
Insider information from experienced interpreters

Aussi offert en français

Explora Commerce Four. Lachine

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora du lieu historique national du Commerce-de-la-Fourrure-à-Lachine

Les aventures de Jean-Baptiste
Suivez Jean-Baptiste, un jeune voyageur qui part à la découverte de contrées sauvages pour participer à un commerce sur lequel s’est bâti le Canada.
Explorez un bâtiment qui était le point de départ et d’arrivée des expéditions de traite des fourrures et qui est aujourd’hui le dernier témoin du rôle important de Montréal dans l’histoire du commerce de la fourrure au Canada.
Découvrez les principaux acteurs de la traite : les fameux voyageurs, ces Canadiens français intrépides qui parcouraient le pays en pagayant et en chantant, les messieurs bourgeois venus d'Écosse ou d'Angleterre qui les engageaient, les Amérindiens avec qui se faisait la traite.

Also available in English

Explora Port au Choix

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Port au Choix is Parks Canada’s official guided tour app for Port au Choix National Historic Site. It will take you on a guided tour of this important historic site so that you and your family can experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. It includes a map, photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit. This app is the perfect travel companion for a visit to this national historic site.

Description:
A GPS-triggered guided tour of Port au Choix National Historic Site
Location-specific photos and information about Port au Choix and its history
Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
Insider information from experienced interpreters

Aussi offert en français

Explora Lévis Forts

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Lévis Forts is Parks Canada’s official tour app for Lévis Forts National Historic Site. It will take you on a multimedia tour of this important historic site so that you can experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. It includes a map, photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit. This app is the perfect travel companion for a visit to this national historic site.

Description:
Discover this authentic fort and its role in the defence of Quebec City.
See Fort Number One through the eyes of a soldier.
A GPS-triggered guided tour of Lévis Forts National Historic Site
Location-specific photos and information about Forts-de-Lévis and its history
Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
Insider information from experienced interpreters

Aussi offert en français

Explora Musée du Parc Banff

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora est l’application officielle de Parcs Canada pour la visite guidée du lieu historique du Musée du Parc Banff, qui vous permettra de découvrir à votre propre rythme le passé, les paysages et les sons associés à cet endroit d’une valeur emblématique. EIle comprend une carte et des photos, ainsi que divers renseignements et jeux-questionnaires, qui vous assureront une visite mémorable, instructive et amusante. Cette application est le compagnon idéal pour une visite en famille de ce lieu historique national.

Détails :
Une visite multimédia du lieu historique national du Lieu historique national du Musée du Parc Banff
Des photos du lieu historique national de du Lieu historique national du Musée du Parc Banff, ainsi que divers renseignements sur son passé et d’autres aspects.
Des questions mettant à l’épreuve vos connaissances et votre sens de l’observation
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Also available in English

Explora Fort Temiscamingue

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Fort Temiscamingue is Parks Canada’s official guided tour app for Fort Temiscamingue National Historic Site. It will take you on a guided tour of this important historic site so that you may experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. Includes a map, photos, information and quizzes for a memorable, informative and fun visit. A perfect travel companion for a visit to this national historic site.

Details:
A GPS-triggered guided tour of Fort Temiscamingue National Historic Site
Location-specific photos and information about Fort Temiscamingue and its history
Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
Insider information from experienced interpreters

Aussi offert en français

Explora St Andrew's Rectory

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
This fun tour will help you discover the stories and features of St. Andrew’s Church and Rectory. In the 19th century, this was a vital centre of missionary activity for the people living in the lower Red River Settlement, part of Rupert’s Land. Rupert’s Land was the vast area of Hudson Bay drainage owned by the Hudson’s Bay Company from 1670 to 1870.

Details:
A GPS-triggered guided tour of St. Andrew's Rectory National Historic Site
Location-specific photos and information about St. Andrew's Rectory and its history
Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
Insider information from experienced interpreters

Aussi offert en français

Explora Fort Battleford

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Fort Battleford is Parks Canada’s official guided tour app for Fort Battleford National Historic Site. It will take you on a guided tour of this important historic site so that you and your family can experience the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. It includes a map, photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit. This app is the perfect travel companion for a visit to this national historic site.

A GPS-triggered guided tour of Fort Battleford National Historic Site
Location-specific photos and information about Fort Battleford and its history
Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
Insider information from experienced interpreters

Aussi offert en français

Explora Cartier-Brébeuf FR

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora est l’application officielle de Parcs Canada pour la visite du lieu historique national Cartier-Brébeuf, qui vous permettra de découvrir à votre propre rythme le passé, les paysages et les sons associés à cet endroit d’une valeur emblématique. EIle comprend une carte et des photos, ainsi que divers renseignements et jeux-questionnaires, qui vous assureront une visite mémorable, instructive et amusante. Cette application est le compagnon idéal pour une visite en famille de ce lieu historique national. Découvrez la culture des Iroquoiens du Saint-Laurent, un people proche de la nature.

Joignez-vous à l’explorateur français Jacques Cartier et familiarisez-vous à la vie de marins!
Une activité interactive à explorer en famille
Une visite multimédia du lieu historique national Cartier-Brébeuf activée par GPS
Des photos du lieu historique national ainsi que divers renseignements sur son passé et d’autres aspects.
Des questions mettant à l’épreuve vos connaissances et votre sens de l’observation
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Also available in English

Explora Fur Trade at Lachine

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
The adventures of Jean-Baptiste
Follow Jean Baptiste, a young voyageur, as he departs into the wilderness to take part in the fur trade, one of Canada’s most historic industries
Explore a building that was the destination for many fur trading expeditions and today is the last remaining vestige of the fur trade in Montreal
Discover the main players of the fur trade: the adventurous voyageurs, the wealthy merchants from Scotland and England, and the Amerindians with whom the voyageurs traded.

Aussi offert en français

Explora Cartier-Brebeuf

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
Explora Cartier-Brébeuf is Parks Canada’s official tour app for Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic Site. It will take you on a guided tour of this important historic site so that you can experience with your family the history, sights and sounds at your own pace. It includes a map, photos, information and quizzes that will ensure you have a memorable, informative and fun visit. This app is the perfect travel companion for a visit to this national historic site.

-A GPS-triggered guided tour of Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic Site
-Location-specific photos and information about Cartier-Brébeuf and its history
-Quiz questions to challenge your knowledge and observation skills
-Discover the culture of the Saint Lawrence Iroquois, people who were close to nature
-Meet Jacques Cartier, the famous explorer, and learn about the sailors’ way of life.
-An interactive activity for the family to do together.
-Insider information from experienced interpreters.

Aussi offert en français

Explora Sir GE Cartier FR

Parks Canada/Parcs Canada
À la maison Cartier

L’Explora du lieu historique national Sir-George-Étienne Cartier est une application interactive, qui à l’aide de photos, de documents d’époque et de quiz, permet de visiter la maison de la famille Cartier de façon amusante et instructive.

Explorez une maison meublée de nombreux objets historiques qui témoignent du mode de vie des bourgeois de Montréal au XIXe siècle.

Découvrez la carrière d’un illustre homme politique canadien, qui a été l’un des membres les plus influents du premier cabinet canadien et l’un des principaux artisans de la Confédération.