There are 11 Regional Parks encompassing 330 ha throughout the region. The first park was opened in 1976 at Ness Lake, followed by Berman Lake, Wilkins, Harold Mann, Koeneman, George Hicks, Giscome Portage (Huble Homestead Historic Site), Cedarside, McMillan Creek and John Dahl. Kristian Winther is the newest and opened in 2003.
The Regional Parks Service provides recreational, educational, heritage and conservation opportunities for all to enjoy. The parks are designed for day use only and offer a variety of amenities including picnic areas, fire pits, beaches, restroom facilities, interpretive services, heritage buildings, trail systems and boat launches. Parks can be booked for special events like weddings, family reunions and group picnics.