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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.

Get your Discovery Pass

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
  • Mooring
  • Reservation fees
  • Guided tours and hikes and programs not usually included with admission
  • Some special event fees
  • Firewood
  • 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.


January 1st to December 31st, 2017

Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederationfree

Order your FREE 2017 Discovery Pass here!


One Night

Wasagaming - Water, sewer, and electrical$ 38.20
Wasagaming - Electrical and Water$ 35.30
Wasagaming - Electrical$ 32.30
Wasagaming - Unserviced with washroom building having toilets and showers$ 27.40
Moon Lake, Lake Audy, Whirlpool, and Deep Lake - Primitive$ 15.70

Reservation services fees apply at Wasagaming and for group camping.

Diverse Accommodation

Yurt - per night, shoulder season$ 70.00
oTENTik - per night, shoulder season$ 90.00
Yurt - per night, peak season$ 90.00
oTENTik - per night, peak season$ 100.00

Group Camping

Designated Group Camping Areas, per person, per night$ 4.90

Minimum of 10 people per group.


Per Night

Primitive camping -per campsite, per night$ 15.70
Wilderness Roofed Camping, per night, minimum three persons$ 73.50


Arena Membership

Three Months, per person$ 53.90
Six Months, per person$ 91.20
Annual, per person$ 132.40
Private Use, per hour$ 21.50
Private Use, per day$ 132.40
Private Use, per weekend (two days)$ 220.80

Visitor Centre Grounds, Bandstand, Wishing Well, Arbour and other approved facilities

Per Event (maximum 1.5 hours)$ 68.70


Per Permit

Daily$ 9.80
Annual$ 34.30


Off the Shelf Programs, per group

Per Hour of Program Delivery$ 73.60

Custom Programs, per group

Per Hour of Program Development and Program Delivery$ 49.00

Guided Car Tours, Theatre Programs, Townsite Tours, Adventure Hikes

Per Person$ 3.90