Canada | Parks Canada permanently waives NP entrance fees for youth 17 and under
After waiving entrances fees at all of its parks throughout 2017 to celebrate the country’s 150th anniversary, Parks Canada announced Thursday that all youths 17 and under will be granted free admission to its national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas starting in 2018.
“Millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with free admission to Parks Canada places. Starting in 2018, I am very pleased to announce free admission for youth 17 and under to all national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas,” said Catherine McKenna,
Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada. “By encouraging young Canadians to visit these national treasures, we will help inspire the next generation of stewards for Canada’s protected places.”