What to know before you visit

Over the next several years, Parks Canada will invest $2.6 billion to rehabilitate infrastructure assets within national historic sites, national parks, and national marine conservation areas across Canada.

This historic investment supports conservation while promoting visitor experience and making our infrastructure safer and more appealing to visitors.

When visiting The Forks National Historic Site, you may encounter one or more construction zones or reduced services while we complete this important work. Following is a list of current infrastructure projects at The Forks National Historic Site.

Infrastructure projects at The Forks National Historic Site

Infrastructure rehabilitation
$2.02 M
This investment will include:

  • Improving lighting along the riverwalk and upper pathways, and emergency access to the site;
  • Rehabilitation of existing lighting fixtures;
  • Replacing outdated signage onsite;
  • Replacing pergola timbers on top of the Orientation Circle;
  • Improving the office/visitor support space, including public washroom facilities, inside the Orientation Circle; and
  • Vegetation management improvements along the riverbank.
Rehabilitation work will take place from Fall 2016 until Spring 2017. Construction areas will have signage and be fenced off accordingly.

For more information, please contact us.

*Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of infrastructure projects underway at The Forks National Historic Site. Only projects that may impact visitors are listed.