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Free Admission Days at Western Canadian National Parks

Family camping along a lakeshore.
— Photo courtesy Parks Canada

In 2018, each national park, marine conservation area and historic site will offer a day where you can visit at no admission cost. Lockage at our historic canals will also be free on that special day. Parks Canada’s free admission day will vary according to location, so check the list below to find your favourite place.

All national parks and historic sites are already free on Canada Day. We’re adding another day for you to enjoy your favourite activities. Walk, boat, swim or just hang out without paying any admission fees.

Parks Canada’s free admission day will vary according to location, so check the list below to find your favourite place or discover multiple places for free.

Also Parks Canada is offering free admission to all youth in 2018 17 years-of-age and under.

Free Admission Days - Western Canada:

Banff National Park — Alberta, November 23, 2018
Banff Park Museum National Historic Site — Alberta, November 23, 2018
Bar U Ranch National Historic Site — Alberta, July 7, 2018
Cave and Basin National Historic Site — Alberta, November 23, 2018
Elk Island National Park — Alberta, December 22, 2018
Jasper National Park — Alberta, November 23, 2018
Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site — Alberta, August 18, 2018
Waterton Lakes National Park — Alberta, June 15, 2018
Fort Langley National Historic Site — British Columbia, October 6, 2018
Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site — British Columbia, October 6
Fort St. James National Historic Site — British Columbia, May 21, 2018
Glacier National Park — British Columbia, September 15, 2018
Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site — British Columbia, October 6, 2018
Kootenay National Park — British Columbia, November 23, 2018
Mount Revelstoke National Park — British Columbia, September 15, 2018
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve — British Columbia, June 21, 2018
Rogers Pass National Historic Site — British Columbia, September 15, 2018
Yoho National Park — British Columbia, November 23, 2018

Free Admission Days - Canadian Prairies:

Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site — Manitoba, August 3, 2018
Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site — Manitoba, July 21, 2018
Riding Mountain National Park — Manitoba, June 23, 2018
Wapusk National Park — Manitoba, July 21, 2018
Fort Walsh National Historic Site — Saskatchewan, June 21, 2018
Grasslands National Park — Saskatchewan, July 21, 2018
Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site — Saskatchewan, July 25, 2018
Prince Albert National Park — Saskatchewan, December 15, 2018

Free Admission Days - Northern Canada:

Wood Buffalo National Park — Northwest Territories, June 21, 2018
Qausuittuq National Park — Nunavut, July 9, 2018
Quttinirpaaq National Park — Nunavut, July 9, 2018
Ukkusiksalik National Park — Nunavut, August 9, 2018
Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site — Yukon, August 20, 2018
Kluane National Park and Reserve — Yukon, August 20, 2018
S.S. Klondike National Historic Site — Yukon, August 20, 2018

 

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