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;
Lockage at Parks Canada's canal and historic 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 and other accommodations
Canadian Rockies Hot Springs
Guided tours and hikes and programs not usually included with admission
Overnight backcountry use.
Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Please verify with the location you will be visiting for more details.
Entry and service fees are charged at most national parks and national historic sites, where revenues are kept to support visitor services and facilities. This means that every time you visit a park or site you are investing in its future and in a legacy for future generations.
The following definitions apply to entry and service fee categories unless otherwise specified:
Adult: Person 17 to 64 years of age Senior: Person 65 years of age or over Youth: Person 6 to 16 years of age Family/Group: Up to seven people arriving in a single vehicle in a national park. School Groups: Students of elementary and secondary schools.
Commercial Group, per person
School Groups, per student
January 1st to December 31st, 2017
Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation
Additional Family/Group Pass
NEW! Parks Canada's 2016 Annual Passes are valid for TWO full years. This is the first step toward celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada's Confederation.
Wasagaming - Water, sewer, and electrical
Wasagaming - Electrical and Water
Wasagaming - Electrical
Wasagaming - Unserviced with washroom building having toilets and showers
Moon Lake, Lake Audy, Whirlpool, and Deep Lake - Primitive
Reservation services fees apply at Wasagaming and for group camping. Entry fees apply.
Yurt - per night, shoulder season
oTENTik - per night, shoulder season
Yurt - per night, peak season
oTENTik - per night, peak season
Designated Group Camping Areas, per person, per night
Minimum of 10 people per group. Entry fees apply.
BACKCOUNTRY USE AND CAMPING
Primitive camping -per campsite, per night
Wilderness Roofed Camping, per night, minimum three persons
Entry fees apply
Three Months, per person
Six Months, per person
Annual, per person
Private Use, per hour
Private Use, per day
Private Use, per weekend (two days)
Visitor Centre Grounds, Bandstand, Wishing Well, Arbour and other approved facilities
Per Event (maximum 1.5 hours)
HERITAGE PRESENTATION SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Off the Shelf Programs, per group
Per Hour of Program Delivery
Custom Programs, per group
Per Hour of Program Development and Program Delivery
Guided Car Tours, Theatre Programs, Townsite Tours, Adventure Hikes