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Parking Fees

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Funds raised from parking fees help NVCA and our volunteer groups with ongoing maintenance and restoration of our conservation areas.

Daily Parking

Visitors to NVCA-operated conservation areas are required to purchase a daily parking pass.

  • Daily Parking – $6.50 per vehicle

Conservation areas managed by other organizations may have different fees. Click here to get information on individual conservation areas.

Annual Parking

Annual parking passes for all NVCA-operated conservation areas are also available.

  • Annual Parking – $45.50 per vehicle

Additional vehicle passes for the same family at the same address are $10 each. 

Passes are good for one calendar year, from January to December. Passes purchased after Thanksgiving are good through the end of the following year (valid only for passes purchased at the NVCA office). 

You can purchase your pass using the options below, or you can complete and submit an annual pass form to the NVCA office.

Payment Options

  • MacKayPaySign.jpgPay on-site with your smartphone or cellphone through MacKay Meters (look for signs in parking lots).  Use the app or call toll free 1-844-334-7078.

  • Pre-pay at home on your computer ( or phone (1-844-334-7078 toll free). You may require a zone number when you make your payment.
    • Tiffin - Zone 3011
    • Fort Willow - Zone 3012
    • Nottawasaga Bluffs - Zone 3013
    • Petun - Zone 3014
    • Glencairn - Zone 3015
    • Minesing Canoe Corral - Zone 3016
    • Minesing Lookout - Zone 3017
    • Mayers Marsh - Zone 3018

  • Pre-purchase a pass from the NVCA offices, located at the Tiffin Conservation Area, 8195 8th Line, Utopia (open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).


  • Parking is enforced during conservation area hours of operation, dawn to dusk, daily.

Hunting Permits

For information on hunting permits for the Minesing and Osprey Wetlands, click here.