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Welcome to Parks Canada

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday

Get your free Discovery Pass or lockage permit

Free admission and canal lockage in 2017. Enjoy Parks Canada places from coast to coast to coast!
Enter the Discover Canada contest

Your chance to win an unforgettable trip to Western Newfoundland and more!
Shop and reserve
Reservations will be available in January 2017 for visits between April 2017 - March 2018.
Passes and canal permits
Order your 2017 Discovery Pass, free seasonal lockage permit and purchase overnight mooring permits.
Official merchandise: shop online!
Every purchase of Parks Canada official merchandise supports Canada's national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas. Available online and in many gift shops at Parks Canada places across the country.

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Your Free Pass to Discovery

On mobile? Your Free Pass to Discovery (3.4 MB). On a desktop? Enable JavaScript and download the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player.


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