Ontario Parks Pass program

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About the Ontario Parks Pass program

Ready to explore Ontario Parks? Borrow a free day use pass with your library card and plan your next outdoor adventure.

The Ontario Parks Pass is a borrowable vehicle permit that provides day use access to over 100 provincial parks for all occupants in your vehicle.

Borrow an Ontario Parks Pass

How to borrow an Ontario Parks Pass

How do I borrow an Ontario Parks Pass using my TPL card?
With a valid TPL card, you can put a hold on an Ontario Parks Pass and check it out for up to one week. Borrowed passes must be returned promptly.
What does the Ontario Parks Pass cover?
The pass covers the cost of park admission, is valid for day use only and does not cover overnight stays or the costs of renting equipment.
I have borrowed an Ontario Parks Pass. What do I do now?

Visit the Ontario Parks Pass blog to learn more about all the exciting ways to use your pass, and to understand all of the borrowing conditions at the parks. We recommend that you plan ahead. Park capacity limits still apply and parks close when they are full.

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What happens if I lose or don't return the pass?
You are responsible for returning the pass at the end of the one-week borrowing period. A replacement fee for the pass ($225) will be charged for passes that are not returned on time and your borrowing privileges will be affected.

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