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
Some special event fees
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.
Group Camping - One Night
Without Showers, per person
Cyprus Lake - One Night
Unserviced with Washroom Building Having Toilets Only
Additional Vehicle, per night
Winter Camping, per site (mid-October to mid-April)
BACKCOUNTRY USE AND CAMPING
Overnight, per person
Picnic shelter - Cyprus campground
HERITAGE PRESENTATION SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Escarpment Explorer, per hour
Change/Cancellation of a Reservation
January 1st to December 31st, 2017
Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation