- Ontario Parks has reduced the price of all its seasonal day-use vehicle permits by up to 36 per cent:
- 2021 Annual permit from January 1 to December 31 is reduced from $155 to $99
- 2021 Summer permit April 1 to November 30 is reduced from $111 to $75
- 2020-21 Winter permit from December 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 is $75
- The 2021-22 Winter permit from December 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022 will also be reduced to $60 starting next year.
- The Ontario Parks Seasonal Day-Use Vehicle Permits can be used at any of the more than 100 parks where fees are collected. To purchase a seasonal permit, visit an operating park or order online by visiting www.ontarioparks.com/parkstore. For the most up to date information on park locations and operating dates, visit www.ontarioparks.com.
- The expanded list of participating libraries for the vehicle permit lending program will be available at www.ontarioparks.com by early January 2021.
- Ontario manages and protects 340 provincial parks and 295 conservation reserves, totaling 9.8 million hectares or over nine per cent of the province.
- Spending time in nature can have a profound positive impact on our health and well-being, lowering the risk of heart attack by 50 per cent, reducing the risk of mental health challenges and helping to combat chronic disease. Visit the Healthy Parks Healthy People program website for more information.