Algonquin 2017 Algonquin 1913

Check for delayed openings before visiting parks this spring. Delayed Openings

Celebrating 125 years!

Come celebrate with us in 2018.

  • View "then and now" images to see how parks have changed.
  • Have a look back through the history of Ontario Parks with our interactive map and timeline.
  • Check events that are happening in parks this year to plan your visit!

Ontario Parks 125th

Photo above: Algonquin Provincial Park - Cache Lake circa 1913 and 2017

1913 Photo courtesy of Archives of Canada

Timeline images

Support Killarney Provincial Park

“The Crack” is one of the most beloved hiking experiences in Ontario, and it's in need of a little TLC


Low-impact backcountry camping

An ecosystem with integrity has immeasurable valuable. It’s our inherent duty to protect the landscapes that we play in.

John E. Pearce

Protecting Ontario’s wetlands

Congrats to John E. Pearce Provincial Park for their successful wetland restoration project!


Remember: you can reserve up to 5 months in advance!

By phone or by internet, open 363 days of the year.


Ontario Parks has a lot to offer. Whether it's a car camping site, a cozy cabin in the woods, or a true wilderness experience.

Learn more about visiting Ontario Parks and what we have to offer.