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.



Current fees, until December 31, 2019

CAMPING

One Night

oTENTik, per night$ 120.00
Reservation Fee: $11.00 (online), $13.50 (reserve by phone)

Kathleen Lake Campground (primitive, no showers)

Campsites, per site, per night$ 15.70
Group Camping sites, per person, per night$ 4.90

CAMPING SERVICES

Campfire Permit

Per site, per day$ 8.80

BACKCOUNTRY USE AND CAMPING

Backcountry/Mountaineering Permit (Adults and Youth)

Overnight, per person$ 9.80
Annual, per person$ 68.70

Landing Permit

Per Party/Landing$ 29.40

Bear Canister Rental Fee

Per day$ 5.00

FISHING

Per Permit

Daily$ 9.80
Annual$ 34.30

HERITAGE PRESENTATION SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Guided Walk - 1 to 2 Hours

Per person$ 4.90

Guided Walk - 4 to 6 Hours

Per person$ 19.60

Fees starting January 1, 2020

CAMPING

One Night

oTENTik$ 122.64

Kathleen Lake Campground (primitive, no showers)

Campsites, per site, per night$ 16.05
Group Camping sites, per person, per night$ 5.01

CAMPING SERVICES

Campfire Permit

Per site, per day$ 8.80

BACKCOUNTRY USE AND CAMPING

Backcountry/Mountaineering Permit (Adults and Youth)

Overnight, per person$ 10.02
Annual, per person$ 70.21

Landing Permit

Per Party/Landing$ 30.05

Bear Canister Rental Fee

Per day$ 5.00

FISHING

Per Permit

Daily$ 9.80
Annual$ 34.30

HERITAGE PRESENTATION SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Guided Walk - 1 to 2 Hours

Per person$ 4.90

Guided Walk - 4 to 6 Hours

Per person$ 19.60

RESERVATION SERVICES

Type

Online Reservation, Modification or Cancellation$ 11.50
Reservation, Modification or Cancellation by phone$ 13.50

Free admission for youth 17 and under

As of January 1, 2018, admission to Parks Canada places for youth 17 and under is free! There’s no better time to create lasting memories with the whole family.

Details

What is free?

Admission to all national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas operated by Parks Canada will be provided free of charge.

Free admission for youth 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 free admission for youth.

What is not free?

Parks Canada is pleased to offer free admission for youth at our parks and sites, however regular fees still apply for other experiences and services, such as:

  • Camping, backcountry and other accommodations
  • Canadian Rockies Hot Springs
  • Northern Park Backcountry Camping and Excursion Permit
  • Lockage
  • 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 information.