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Office Phone Toll free general inquiry 1-800-668-2746 (1-800-ONTARIO)
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Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1893
Funding Provincial ; Fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Ontario Parks protects and manages 335 provincial parks 
* 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 * Sat, Sun and holidays (excluding Dec 25 and Jan 1) 9 am-6 pm  
* park hours vary with the season and the park
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
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: 
* 20% for Ontario seniors (residents of Ontario aged 65 and up)  
* 50% for Ontario residents with disabilities who hold a CNIB identity card or Ministry of Transportation accessible parking permit
Site Information
Located In Community Peterborough
Mailing Address c/o Ontario Parks 
300 Water St 
Peterborough, ON K9J 8M5
Physical Access Not Applicable - Online and Telephone Service
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Provincial/Territorial Government Information Services ~ Environmental Issues

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