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

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, territorial 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 boaters

Lockage 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;
  • Mooring;
  • Reservation fees;
  • Guided tours and hikes and programs not usually included with admission;
  • Some special event fees;
  • Firewood;
  • Backcountry overnight use.

Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Please verify with the location you will be visiting for more details.

ENTRY

January 1st to December 31st, 2017

Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederationfree

CAMPING

One Night

Columbia Icefield - Primitive$ 15.70
Honeymoon Lake - Primitive$ 15.70
Jonas Creek - Primitive$ 15.70
Mount Kerkeslin - Primitive$ 15.70
Snaring - Primitive$ 15.70
Pocahontas - Unserviced with washroom building having toilets only$ 21.50
Wabasso - Unserviced with washroom building having toilets only$ 21.50
Wapiti - Unserviced with washroom building having toilets and showers$ 27.40
Wapiti - Electrical$ 32.30
Whistlers - Unserviced with washroom building having toilets and showers$ 27.40
Whistlers - Walk-in with washroom building having toilets and showers$ 22.50
Whistlers - Electrical$ 32.30
Whistlers - Water, sewer, and electrical$ 38.20
Wilcox Winter - bivy$ 9.80
Wilcox Creek - Primitive$ 15.70

Group Camping - One Night

Marmot, with showers, per person$ 5.80
Whirlpool/Ranger Creek, per person$ 4.90

CAMPING SERVICES

Type

Fire Permit, per day$ 8.80

BACKCOUNTRY USE AND CAMPING

Per Permit

Overnight, per person$ 9.80
Annual Wilderness Pass, per person$ 68.70
Overnight, per youthfree
Grazing Permit, per horse, per day$ 1.90
Grazing Permit, per horse, per month$ 24.50
Valid at Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho national parks.

FISHING

Per Permit

Daily$ 9.80
Annual$ 34.30
Valid at Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho national parks.

SITE AND FACILITY USE

Palisades

Accommodations - single room, per night, per person$ 68.25
Accommodations - double room , per night, per person$ 47.25
Accommodations - triple room, per night, per person$ 36.75
Accommodations - Education groups, triple room, per night, per person$ 26.25
Accommodations - Grande Yellowhead Regional School Division, per night, per person$ 21.00
Meeting rooms - type 1$ 105.00
Meeting rooms - type 2$ 63.00
Meeting rooms - type 3$ 42.00
AV equipment - type 1$ 21.00
AV equipment - type 2$ 15.75
AV equipment - type 3$ 10.50
Day use - Regular, per person$ 6.30
Day use - Targeted, per person$ 5.25
Day use - Grande Yellowhead Regional School Division, per person$ 3.15

Rental

Group picnic area -per day$ 50.00

HERITAGE PRESENTATION SPECIAL PROGRAMS

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

World Heritage Interpretive Theatre

Per Person$ 11.70
Per Performance$ 981.30
School Groups, per performance$ 588.70

Managing Jasper National Park, One Hour Group Program

Per Person$ 11.70
Minimum Charge, per group$ 294.40

Managing Jasper National Park, Half Day Group Program

Per Person$ 45.10
Minimum Charge, per group$ 785.00

Managing Jasper National Park, Full Day Group Program

Per Person$ 90.20
Minimum Charge, per group$ 1,570.10

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