Please see our Places to Visit page for up-to-date status of our conservation areas, trails, and properties.


TRCA remains committed to reducing the spread of COVID-19. We continue to encourage visitors to self-screen, physically distance and use masks/face coverings while indoors. Advanced reservations and cashless payments remain in effect for some parks and facilities – please visit the park webpage or contact the park or facility for further detail. Hand sanitization stations remain in effect until further notice. Visitors are required to comply with all government regulations and mandates pertaining to COVID-19.

Have a ball with family and friends! TRCA parks offer a host of picnic sites to accommodate groups of every size.

picnic table at Boyd Conservation Park

Our friendly customer service representatives will help you select the perfect site. Visit our online registration service picnics.ca to learn more.

See our Parks section for seasonal hours of operation.


Picnic Booking Tips

  • Visit www.picnics.ca to choose a location and a picnic site.
  • Reservations can be made for the current and next year.
  • Call or email Visitor Services (416-667-6295 | visitorservices@trca.on.ca) to check availability and reserve a site. Be prepared to pay the full amount by credit card.
  • Reservation fees are non-refundable, but bookings can be re-scheduled based on availability no later than 2 weeks before your picnic.
  • Site fees do not include admission to the park.
  • Have an estimated number of guests and plan site requirements.
  • Plan any special activities or vendors in advance (insurance is required).
  • Admission for your guests is paid on the day of the event.
  • Request tickets at the time of your booking if you plan to pay for total group admission.
  • You must contact us a minimum of two weeks prior to your event date in case of changes.
  • Be sure to read the contract terms on the permit, sign and return one copy (keep the other one for your records).
  • Bring your picnic permit upon arrival.
  • Please make sure a group representative arrives no later than 10 am to hold the tables. Groups not arriving on time may have picnic tables removed from their site.

TRCA picnic site at Heart Lake Conservation Park

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