Frequent question: How do I get a parks pass in Ontario?

Daily vehicle permits will be available in advance at 17 parks starting June 7, 2021. You can buy advance permits up to 5 days before arrival. At all other parks daily vehicle permits are available on arrival at the gatehouse or at a pay and display machine .

Can I buy an Ontario Parks Pass online?

Permits are available for purchase at operating parks or online through our Park Store.

How much is a provincial park pass in Ontario?

Day Use Fees – 2021

Daily Vehicle Permit Base Fee Total
Regular (maximum) $18.58 $21.00
Ontario Senior (minimum) $8.63 $9.75
Ontario Senior (maximum) $14.82 $16.75
Ont. Persons with Disabilities * (minimum) $5.31 $6.00

How do I register for Ontario Parks?

Reserve your spot at a park today! Or, call 1-888-ONT-PARK (668-7275) to register by phone.

What provincial parks are free in Ontario?

Ontario offers free provincial park weekday passes all summer long.

The new booking system is available for 17 popular parks this summer:

  • Algonquin.
  • Arrowhead.
  • Batchawana Bay.
  • Craigleith.
  • Darlington.
  • Forks of the Credit.
  • Kakabeka Falls.
  • Kettle Lakes.
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What does Ontario Parks Pass cover?

Bike, hike, swim, picnic and make some magical outdoor memories. Includes entry at any operating provincial park for one vehicle and its passengers. Most permits are valid from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, but can vary by park. Enjoy a park in every season.

Are Ontario provincial parks free right now?

This means you’ll be able to visit any operating provincial park from Monday to Thursday for day use at no cost. Most permits are valid from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. but they vary by park.

How do I get a free Ontario park pass?

How to obtain a daily vehicle permit for one of the participating parks

  1. Online at reservations.ontarioparks.com.
  2. By phone by calling 1-888-ONT-PARK (1-888-668-7275) – Open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Are Ontario Parks free during the week?

Free Day Use Admission from Mondays to Thursdays

Ontario Parks will offer free day-use visits and issue free permits on those days. Visitors will still need a permit to visit parks from Fridays to Sundays.

How far in advance can you book Ontario Parks?

Did you know that you can reserve your campsite or roofed accommodation up to five months in advance of your arrival date? You can book online (and even see a sneak preview of your campsite) or by calling the Ontario Parks reservation line, 1-888-ONT-PARK (Canada & USA).

Do I need a reservation for Ontario Parks?

Where we have availability, Ontario Parks will continue to accommodate last-minute arrivals who don’t have reservations. Reservations are available online or through the reservation call centre at 1-888-ONT-PARK (1-888-668-7275) up to and including the day of arrival.

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How do I get a camping permit in Ontario?

Buy a camping permit

Non-residents who need a permit can buy one online or through participating ServiceOntario centres and authorized licence issuers in Northern Ontario.

What is the best provincial park in Ontario?

Top Provincial Parks in Ontario

  • Algonquin Provincial Park.
  • Quetico Provincial Park.
  • Killarney Provincial Park.
  • French River Provincial Park.
  • Bass Lake Provincial Park.
  • Petroglyphs Provincial Park.
  • Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park.
  • Lake Superior Provincial Park.

Are Ontario parks free this summer?

Ontario announced Friday it’s offering free day-use passes at provincial parks this summer from Monday to Thursday. The free permits will be available at 115 parks from June 7 to September 2, 2021. Guests still need to obtain a vehicle permit even on days when day passes are free.

Are Canadian provincial parks free?

Provincial and Territorial Parks

In some provinces, entry to Provincial Parks is free (BC, Nova Scotia). In other provinces, there is a daily fee much like National Parks (Ontario, Manitoba).

How do I get a sandbanks day pass?

To book a day pass, you will need to log on to the Ontario Parks website starting five days before your trip and book online. Anyone showing up to Sandbanks or North beach without a prepaid pass will be turned away. The parks are two of 17 in Ontario that will take part in the pre-booking system this year.