Ontario Parks

What will your legacy be?

Will it help animals — from the majestic to the miniature — thrive in our protected spaces?

Will it inspire the next generation to enjoy and protect our parks while building their own memories for the future?

Will it help share and steward wisdom about our natural and cultural histories?

A donation to Ontario Parks through your Will makes a difference – now and forever. Please consider making us part of your legacy.

Does Ontario Parks need donations?

Many Ontarians don’t realize that — since 1996 — only a small part of Ontario Park’s budget comes from tax revenues.

Most of the funds to maintain, manage, and protect our parks come from day-use and camping fees, rentals, partnerships and — you guessed it — donations.

How to Give

Legacy giving is simple to arrange. Just reach out to us at opdonations@ontario.ca.

We can discuss with you where you want your donation to go. Do you want it to benefit the parks system in general, or direct it to your favourite park or program?

We also want to say thank you – even though we hope we won’t receive your gift for quite some time!

Already discussing us with your lawyer? Our legal name is “Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario (Ontario Parks),” and our Registered Number is 124668666 RT0004 (*note: we aren’t a registered charity, but — per the Canadian Revenue Agency — we can issue official donation receipts in Canada).

Your time at Ontario Parks helped make you, you.

Like a precious family heirloom, Ontario’s provincial parks are meant to be passed down from generation to generation.

That’s the power your legacy has.

Please consider making a legacy gift to support our Ontario Parks and help us keep our promise to the next generation.