Free admission for youth 17 and under

Starting 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.

What is free for youth?

Admission

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.

ADMISSION

January 1st to December 31st, 2017

Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederationfree

ADMISSION, STARTING JANUARY 1st, 2018

Daily

Adult$ 7.80
Senior$ 6.80
Youthfree
Family/Group$ 15.70
Commercial Group, per person$ 6.80

Daily Entry (Reduced Level of Service - Before June 25 and after Labour Day)

Adult$ 5.65
Senior$ 4.90
Youthfree
Family/Group$ 10.95
Commercial Group, per person$ 4.90

Annual Early Bird

Adult$ 31.40
Senior$ 27.40
Youthfree
Family/Group$ 78.50

Annual

Adult$ 39.20
Senior$ 34.30
Youthfree
Family/Group$ 78.50

Parks Canada Discovery Pass

Adult$ 67.70
Senior$ 57.90
Family/Group (Promotional price valid until December 31st, 2017)$ 109.00
Family/Group (Effective January 1st, 2018)$ 136.40

CAMPING

One Night

Unserviced with Washroom Building Having Toilets and Showers$ 25.50
Serviced with Electricity, with Washroom Building Having Toilets and Showers$ 29.40
Serviced with Electricity and Water$ 32.30

oTENTik – One Night

''Basic service'' package$ 100.00
''Ready-to-camp'' package$ 120.00

The Micro-Cube – One Night

Unit with bed for two people$ 90.00

Group Camping - One Night

With Showers, per person$ 5.80

CAMPING SERVICES

Firewood

Per Bundle$ 6.80

MOORING

Per Foot

Overnight (includes day mooring)$ 0.90