A list of every National Park in Ontario you can visit for free in 2017

Jan 5 2017, 4:50 am

Canada’s sesquicentennial birthday year is here!

And, for the occasion, Parks Canada is giving Canadians the gift of FREE admission to its National Parks, National Marine Conservation Areas and National Historic Sites all year long.

Simply procure a ‘Discovery Pass‘ online and visit these majestic parklands to discover exactly why we have so much to celebrate.

Here’s a list of every single National Park in Ontario.

Bruce Peninsula National Park of Canada
Landscapes including the northern end of Niagara Escarpment. 

Distance from Toronto: 290 km, approximately 3 hours, 40 minutes

Fathom Five National Marine Park of Canada
The spectacular underwater of the Niagara escarpment in Georgian Bay 

Distance from Toronto: 298 km, approximately 3 hours, 45 minutes

Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada
Captivating islands representing Lake Huron’s landscape. 

Distance from Toronto: 178 km, approximately 1 hours, 50 minutes

Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area of Canada
Showcasing part of the largest freshwater lake in the world, including fish, birds, shipwrecks, geology, plants, and human history. 

Distance from Toronto: 1,280 km, approximately 13 hours, 20 minutes

Point Pelee National Park of Canada
Most southern point on Canadian mainland. 

Distance from Toronto: 358 km, approximately 3 hours, 45 minutes

Pukaskwa National Park of Canada
Canadian Shield’s ancient landscape on Superior’s North Shore. 

Distance from Toronto: 1,106 km, approximately 11 hours, 30 minutes (to the only road access at the north end, near Hattie Cove)

Rouge National Urban Park
Canada’s first national urban park and home to an amazing combination of natural, cultural and agricultural features. 

Distance from Toronto: 45 km, approximately 40 minutes

Thousand Islands National Park of Canada
Only a few hours from Toronto, picturesque granite islands are home to a multitude of rare species not found elsewhere in Canada. 

Distance from Toronto: 296 km, approximately 2 hours, 50 minutes

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