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 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, 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 boatersLockage 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;
- Reservation fees;
- Guided tours and hikes and programs not usually included with admission;
- Some special event fees;
- Backcountry overnight use.
Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Please verify with the location you will be visiting for more details.
January 1st to December 31st, 2017
|Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation||free|
|Hoodoo Creek - Unserviced with washroom building having toilets only||$ 15.70|
|Kicking Horse - Unserviced with washroom building having toilets and showers||$ 27.40|
|Takakkaw Falls, walk-in - Primitive||$ 17.60|
|Monarch, walk-in - Primitive||$ 17.60|
|Fire Permit, per day||$ 8.80|
|Campsite Day Use Permit||$ 8.80|
|Dump Station||$ 8.80|
BACKCOUNTRY USE AND CAMPING
|Overnight, per person||$ 9.80|
|Season, per person||$ 68.70|
|Grazing Permit, per horse, per day||$ 1.90|
|Grazing Permit, per horse, per month||$ 24.50|
HERITAGE PRESENTATION SPECIAL PROGRAMS
|Mt. Stephen Fossil Beds -Adult||$ 55.00|
|Mt. Stephen Fossil Beds -Senior||$ 46.75|
|Mt. Stephen Fossil Beds -Youth||$ 27.50|
|Walcott Quarry -Adult||$ 70.00|
|Walcott Quarry -Senior||$ 59.50|
|Walcott Quarry -Youth||$ 35.00|
Guided Hikes (bulk purchases of 12 or more)
|Mt. Stephen Fossil Beds -Adult||$ 49.50|
|Mt. Stephen Fossil Beds -Senior||$ 42.10|
|Mt. Stephen Fossil Beds -Youth||$ 24.75|
|Walcott Quarry -Adult||$ 63.00|
|Walcott Quarry -Senior||$ 53.55|
|Walcott Quarry -Youth||$ 31.50|
World Heritage Interpretive Theatre
|Per Person||$ 11.70|
|Per Performance||$ 981.30|
|School Groups, per performance||$ 588.70|
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