Please note: All Ganaraska Forest visitors are required to have a membership or day pass and are required to present their membership or day pass to GRCA staff or enforcement officers upon request and display a valid Ganaraska Forest parking pass on the dash of their highway vehicle while parked at the Ganaraska Forest.  
(Forest membership and day passes are non-transferable)

 

Every person visiting Ganaraska Forest requires a Ganaraska Forest Day Pass or Membership PERMITTED USES YOUTH: 11 Years of Age & Under
  HIKING SNOW SHOEING CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING MOUNTAIN BIKING HORSEBACK RIDING HUNTING MOTORIZED PASSENGER MOTORIZED OPERATOR MEMBERSHIP DAY PASSES
MEMBERSHIP                 ADULT YOUTH ADULT YOUTH
Hiking / Snowshoeing yes yes             $32 $0 $7 0$
Cross Country Skiing yes yes yes           $80 $40 $16 $8
Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding, Hunting yes yes   yes yes yes yes   $80 $40 $16 $8
Motorized Use (Operator) yes yes   yes yes yes yes yes $190 $95 $32 $16
Motorized Use (Passenger) yes yes   yes yes yes yes   $80 $40 $16 $8
*fees subject to change                        

 

Parking (please remember to display your valid parking pass)

Central Forest

  • Ganaraska Forest Centre, 10585 Cold Springs Camp Road (No unloading Off Road Vehicles,  Snowmobiles or Horses )
  • Horse Trailer Lot, 10th Line Hope (1 km east of Cold Springs Camp Road) Horse trailer Parking Only

West Forest

  • P1, Glamorgan Road (Unmaintained Road)
  • P2, Boundary Road (1.5 km east of HWY 115)
  • P3, Boundary Road (1.5 km east of HWY 115)
  • P6, Corner of Porter Road and Sandaraska Road (Additional dedicated Horse Trailer Parking)
  • P7, Carscadden Road (1km north of Conession Road 8)

East Forest

  • P5,  10th Line Port Hope (1.5 km west of County Road 10)

Ganaraska Forest Centre (GFC)

  • Public washrooms and showers available in the small building with a blue door at GFC.  
  • ORV’s (ATVs and off-road motorcycles) are not permitted to ride anywhere on Forest Centre grounds.  
  • Ganaraska Forest Centre ORV parking area is located just north of the main driveway into the GFC. (no unloading ORV’s, no highway vehicle parking in this lot)
  • Horses are not permitted on GFC grounds.  Equestrians visiting the GFC must use the provided.