The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Conservation Area Fees

​The fees to visit​ the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) conservation areas are set to increase on January 1, 2021. These fees go directly into maintaining the trails, enhancing signage and undertaking general site maintenance. Please see below for the ​update fee structure

Parking Passes

Daily and seasonal parking passes are only required per vehicle. Occupants of the vehicle do not need to purchase additional passes.​
Starting in 2021, s​easonal parking passes are valid for one year from the day of purchase. Please note this is an update from previous years, where seasonal parking passes are valid​ from January to December​.​


​Pass Type​Fees
​Daily Parking Pass​$10.00/day
Seasonal Parking Pass ​$70.00/year​

Group Camping

​The Group Campground is a peaceful area with plenty of flat ground for tenting and a grassy area perfect for playing games. It also includes a lockable storage shed, “dry” outhouses with running-water sinks​, a fire pit and a stone fireplace.

​Pass Type​Fees
Group Camping (per person per night)​​$10.00

Professional Photography Sessions

Visitors are welcome to take photographs at our conservation areas. Professional photographers are required to obtain a photography permit prior to their session and to schedule their visit to avoid conflict with other NVCA events and activities.
​Pass type​Fees
​Annual Pass​$150
​Special Event​$150
​Single Family (1 hr)​$50
​Single Family (full day)​$100

Hunting and Fishing

NVCA issues huntin​g permits for NVCA-owned portions of the Minesing and Osprey wetlands. Applicants must have a valid Outdoors Card and an Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters membership.​
Pass typeFees
​Watershed Resident​$75.00
​Non Watershed Resident​$120.00
​Exclusive Property permit​$625.00 to $1525.00  
​Fishing permit ​$50
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