Visit These National Parks in Ontario for Free This Year

Take advantage of Canada's offer without leaving the province

In celebration of Canada’s 150 birthday this year, admission to all Canadian National Parks will be free all year. All you need to reap the benefits is a Discovery Pass (also free).

Canada’s landscape is absolutely breathtaking, but you don’t need to leave the province to visit extraordinary National Parks. Here is a list of National Parks in Ontario, in order from closest to Toronto to farthest.

Rouge National Urban Park

Drive from Toronto: approx. 40 minutes


 

Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada

Drive from Toronto: approx. two hours


 

Thousand Islands National Park

Drive from Toronto: just under three hours

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Bruce Peninsula National Park of Canada

Drive from Toronto: just under four hours


 

Fathom Five National Marine Park of Canada

Drive from Toronto: just under four hours

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Point Pelee National Park

Drive from Toronto: just under four hours

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Pukaskwa National Park

Drive from Toronto: approx. 12 hours


 

Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area

Drive from Toronto: approx. 13 hours

Name this spot! In which community was this beautiful snapshot taken?

Posted by Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

 

Feature image courtesy of Bastian Sander via Flickr.