Join the Celebration with Parks Canada!

Parks Canada is inviting Canadians and visitors from around the world to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary at our national treasures from coast to coast to coast.

To mark this special year, we're offering free admission to all Parks Canada locations, and we want you to join us for the celebration.

What is free?

Admission

Admission to all national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas operated by Parks Canada.

This Parks Canada pass only applies to places managed by Parks Canada.It does not apply to provincial parks, territorial parks, municipal and private parks, nor to the many historic sites not managed by Parks Canada.

Please refer to the full list of Parks Canada places before you plan your visit to take advantage of the Discovery Pass.

Lockage for boaters

Lockage at Parks Canada's historic canals and waterways.

What is not free?

Parks Canada is pleased to offer free admission to our places, however, regular fees still apply for other experiences and services, such as:

  • Camping, backcountry and other accommodations;
  • Canadian Rockies Hot Springs;
  • Mooring;
  • Reservation fees;
  • Guided tours and hikes and programs not usually included with admission;
  • Some special event fees;
  • Firewood;
  • Backcountry overnight use.

Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Please verify with the location you will be visiting for more details.

CAMPING

Camping permit

Without Showers, per person$ 4.90

LOCKAGE

January 1st to December 31st, 2017

Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation. Please note that the parking fees remain in effect.free

BOAT LAUNCHING

Burleigh Falls

Per Day$ 9.80
Per Season$ 98.10

MOORING

Per Foot

Overnight (includes day mooring)$ 0.90
Seasonal, overnight$ 9.80
Seasonal (commercial), overnight$ 19.60

PRE-SEASON PACKAGE (END OF NAVIGATION TO MARCH 31)

Per Foot

Transit Permit (includes one free overnight mooring permit)$ 4.65
Six-day Lockage Permit (includes one overnight mooring permit)$ 5.05
Season Lockage Permit and Season Mooring Permit (includes a 10% discount off the price of the mooring permit)$ 17.60

ELECTRIC POWER HOOKUP

Type

Per vessel, per night$ 9.80
Available at select locations

PARKING

Type

Per hour$ 1.00
Per day$ 4.00
Available at select locations

Burleigh Falls

Seasonal, non-reserved$ 63.70
Seasonal, reserved$ 98.10

BRIDGE SWING

Type

Per Swing (Brighton Road)$ 4.90
Per Season (Brighton Road)$ 53.90

ACTIVITY

Type

Transportation of Dangerous Goods on a Canal$ 262.50
Individual Private-use Repair or New Work$ 52.50
Commercial or Multi-user Repair or New Work at Existing Site$ 105.00
Commercial or Multi-user New Work at New Site$ 262.50
Organized Event for Profit$ 210.00
Organized Event for Non-profit Charity (for navigation season)free
Takeoff, Land, Moor an Aircraft in a Canal (for a navigation season)$ 105.00
Discharge Fireworks in a Canal$ 52.50
Winter a Vessel in a Canal (per metre of length)$ 80.40
Lie Up a Vessel in a Canal (per day for each metre of length)$ 10.50