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Ontario. Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

Site: Online and Telephone Service

Service: Ontario Parks

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
As Ontario moves through the steps of reopening the province, the government is gradually opening more facilities and services at Ontario Parks. For up-to-date details, see here
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free general inquiry 1-800-668-2746 (1-800-ONTARIO) 
Reservations: 1-888-668-7275
Website www.ontarioparks.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ontarioparks
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Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ontarioparks
WordPress WordPress: www.ontarioparks.com/parksblog
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/TheOntarioParks
Contact Form www.ontarioparks.com/contact/email
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1893
Funding Provincial ; Fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
As Ontario moves through the steps of reopening the province, the government is gradually opening more facilities and services at Ontario Parks. For up-to-date details, see here 
 
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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 Reservations: Daily 7 am-9 pm, excluding statutory holidays 
* park hours vary with the season and the park
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Reserve by phone or online
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  
* discounts on day-use and camping fees to Ontario residents aged 65 and over and Ontario residents who possess a CNIB identity card or Ministry of Transportation accessible parking permit 
* Veterans and active members of the Canadian Armed Forces, who reside in Ontario, are eligible to enjoy free, weekday (Mon to Fri), day use in provincial parks
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

Agency Overview


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