Whether you’re looking for adventure, fun, science activities for the family, or a break from the everyday, Parks Canada has countless unique experiences to suit your needs. Discover Parks Canada today!

Discovery Pass

Unlimited admission for 12 months at over 80 places that typically charge a daily entrance fee. Available at any Parks Canada location and participating MEC stores.

Buy your Discovery Pass online

Single location passes

Unlimited annual or seasonal admission to one location. Select locations only.

Available in person or online at:

  • Elk Island National Park
  • La Mauricie National Park (Summer)
  • Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
  • Prince Albert National Park
  • Prince Edward Island National Park
  • Riding Mountain National Park

Available in person at:

  • Point Pelee National Park

Buy your single location pass online

Lockage and mooring permits

Unlimited opportunities to experience Canada’s historic waterways. Available at any historic waterway or online.

50% discount on seasonal lockage permits for canoes and kayaks!

Buy your lockage and mooring permits

Free admission and special offers

Looking for day passes?

Daily admission can be purchased at a Parks Canada location on the day of your visit.

Find daily admission fees


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