Parking Fees - NVCA

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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.​ Click here for more information about how parking fees are used.​​

Visitors can purchase Day Passes or Annual Passes. Scroll down to find out more.​

Thank you for supporting the NVCA and our conservation areas!​​​


Daily Pa​​rking

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

  • Daily Parking – $10.00​ per vehicle

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

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 (mackaypay.com) 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
    • Utopia - Zone 3019

  • 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.).​

Annual Parki​​ng

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

  • Annual Parking – $70.00 per vehicle

​An NVCA parking pass is valid for 365 days from day of purchase and gives the holder(s) access to designated parking spaces in conservation areas managed by NVCA.

Payment Options​

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.