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Located In Community Peterborough
Mailing Address c/o Ontario Parks 
300 Water St 
Peterborough, ON K9J 3C7
Physical Access Not Applicable - Online and Telephone Service
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name MNR
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Responsible for Ontario’s provincial parks, forests, fisheries, wildlife, mineral aggregates and the Crown lands and waters that make up 87 per cent of the province.
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1893
Primary Executive Hon Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry
Alternate Executive Bruce Bateman, Managing Director, Ontario Parks; Phone: 705-755-1702; Email:
Funding Provincial ; Fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Ontario Parks protects and manages more than 330 provincial parks with 9.4 million hectares - larger than Nova Scotia and PEI combined. 
* parks are managed to protect representative and unique examples of Ontario's natural and cultural heritage 
* a majority of parks emphasize protection, but over 100 are operated to provide recreation including canoeing, hiking, nature viewing, camping, picnicking, swimming and fishing  
* many parks offer natural and cultural heritage education programs
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm excluding statutory holidays * park hours depend on the season and the park
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Not applicable
Languages English ; French - parks in French designated areas offer services in French
Fees Service ; Fees for camping and day use are posted on the website * fees are discounted for Ontario seniors (20%) and Ontario persons with disabilities (CNIB identity card, Ministry of Transportation accessible parking permit (50%)
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