Camping Reservation Policy

Reservation Policy – Serviced, Unserviced and Group Campsites

  • Reservation fees plus HST are non-refundable. Reservations made on the TRCA Reservation System may be cancelled or changed via the on-line reservation website, via the call centre or by calling the park. The applicable cancellation or change fee plus HST will apply.
  • Reservations may be cancelled up to 11:59 P.M. two days prior to arrival without forfeiting Camping Fees, only the Reservation Fee ($10 plus HST) and the Cancellation Fee ($6 plus HST) will be charged
  • Any changes to reservation dates, change of campsite require the payment of an $6.00 fee/change.
  • If the reservation is cancelled past the aforementioned deadline up to and including the day of scheduled arrival, one night’s “Camping Fee” will be forfeited in addition to the Reservation Fee and Cancellation Fee
  • If the reservation is cancelled past the aforementioned deadline on any day past the scheduled arrival date, then all prior nights’ Camping Fees will be forfeited, including the day of the cancellation in addition to the Reservation Fee and Cancellation Fee
  • No-Show reservations will be held for the client for the duration of the reservation period
  • Checkout time is 12:00 p.m. Renewal of permit is NOT guaranteed. Check in time is 2:00 p.m.
  • For Serviced and Unserviced Campsites: Maximum 6 persons per site, 2 adults and 2 children are included in the Camping Fee additional adults will incur a nightly fee of $5/person + HST.
  • For Group Campsites: Site maximums vary based on site size, more information can be obtained through the park directly. Additional adults and vehicles may incur additional fees.
  • For Serviced and Unserviced Campsites: Camping Fees include parking for one vehicle. Additional vehicles will incur additional fees. Parking is permitted in designated areas only. At Glen Rouge, only one additional vehicle is allowed per site.
  • In case of multiple reservations for the same time period; each campsite must be registered under the name of the actual occupant.
  • Reservations of group sites, or seasonal sites can be made by calling the specific park directly.
  • TRCA Membership card holders are entitled to a 10% discount on daily serviced and unserviced camping rates (1-6 days), discount will be provided upon card validation upon check in.


Reservation Period

A person can make a reservation for a nightly site, a monthly site, or a seasonal site depending upon availability.

Minimum Stays

The minimum stay for a non-seasonal campsite is 1 night with the following exceptions:

Albion Hills: 3-Night minimum applies:

  • 19-May to 22-May 2017 incl. (no check in or out on Sat & Sun)
  • 30-June to 1-July 2017 incl. (no check in or out on Fri & Sat)
  • 5-August to 7-August 2017 incl. (no check in or out on Sat & Sun)

Glen Rouge: 3-Night minimum applies:

  • 19-May to 22-May 2017 incl. (no check in or out on Sat & Sun)
  • 30-June to 1-July 2017 incl. (no check in or out on Fri & Sat)
  • 5-August to 7-August 2017 incl. (no check in or out on Sat & Sun)
  • 2-September to 4 September 2017 incl. (no check in or out on Sat & Sun)

Glen Rouge: 2-Night minimum applies:

  • Friday and Saturday nights between 27-May to 25-August 2017. (no check in or out on Sat)

Indian Line: No minimum stays

  • The minimum stay for a seasonal campsite is the entire reservable period for that park

Maximum Stays

  • A maximum stay is the entire reservable period for that park.

Methods of Payment Accepted

  • Reservations can be paid by Visa or Mastercard.

Equipment & Occupants

Three (3) pieces of shelter equipment allowed per campsite; this includes 1 piece of equipment with wheels (camper or trailer), dining shelter, Maximum two (2) sleeping units, Maximum 6 persons per site.
Overnight campers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian of legal age.

The following equipment category and sub-category options are available for campsites:

    • 1 – 2 Tents
    • Van/Camper up to 21’
    • Trailer up to 21’
    • Trailer up to 27’
    • Motorhome up to 27’
    • Trailer/Motorhome up to 35’
    • Trailer/Motorhome over 35’

The following information is required for the reservation holder (customer who requests the booking).

    • First and Last names
    • Telephone number
    • Street address and City
    • Postal/Zip code
    • Province/State
    • Email Address

Booking Holder

An individual may not be registered as the booking holder for more than one concurrent campsite booking. If there is an existing overlapping or concurrent campsite booking in the booking holder’s name, the system will prompt the user/customer to change the booking holder name.

Seasonal Camping Policies – Indian Line Campground

THESE CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE OR CLAIM COMPENSATION FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

Terms of Acceptance: I, the permit holder, in accepting this permit agree to the following terms and conditions:

      1. NO LIABILITY The permit holder acknowledges that there are certain risks and hazards associated with this activity and accepts such risks. The permit holder agrees that Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (“TRCA”), and everyone connected with it, shall not be responsible for any death, personal injury, loss or damage to property which may occur in any way related to the issuing of this permit, or camping pursuant thereto, however such damage is caused, including negligence, and the permit holder hereby releases any such claims against TRCA and everyone connected with it, including its agents and employees.
      2. INDEMNITY The permit holder agrees to indemnify TRCA and everyone connected with it, in the event any claims are made against TRCA in connection with any death, personal injury, loss or damage to property which is connected to the permit holder or any member of the permit holder’s family, guests and invitees, and/or in connection with the actions of the permit holder or any member of the permit holder’s family, guests and invitees. The permit holder acknowledges that it is their responsibility to obtain insurance for any such possible losses.


Contract Terms: Indian Line Campground – 2015

      1. The fee for a seasonal camping permit in 2015 is $2,720.00 (plus HST) for a regular site, $ 3,000.00 (plus HST) for sites with 30 AMP and sewage hookups, and $3,200 (plus HST) for sites with 50 AMP and sewage hookups. No person shall be permitted to take passion of a seasonal campsite until the fee has been paid in full and the agreement has been completed and signed. All seasonal camping permits expire on November 2nd, 2015. Campsites must be vacated by 11:00 a.m. on this date.
      2. The fees specified in this Agreement include only that amount levied by Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (hereinafter TRCA) for the use of a seasonal campsite as outlined, plus HST. The permit holder agrees to remit any additional fee or tax that may be required by the province, municipality or any other body having such jurisdiction, which shall be determined by TRCA in its sole discretion. If TRCA is liable for the additional tax payable in connection with the permit or seasonal trailer, the permit holder shall remit all such amount to TRCA in accordance with the terms of the invoice delivered to the permit holder.
      3. TRCA reserves the right to designate those sites to be made available on a seasonal basis, and further, reserves the right to require a site holder to relocate to a new site as requested, for whatever reason, as deemed necessary by TRCA Staff.
      4. Returning seasonal campers are required to pay a storage fee of $ ________ at the end of the season in order to store equipment on the site during the off-season. The storage payment is due by October 25th, 2015. The storage fee will be applied to the next season fee at the end of the storage period if the permit holder is issued a camping permit for the following season. If any equipment is left on the site after the season, and the storage fee remains outstanding, TRCA will enforce a storer’s lien against the equipment in accordance with the Repair and Storage Lien Act, R.S.O. 1990., as amended.
      5. Upon payment of the storage fee, storage for one trailer during the off-season is permitted. Camping units shall not be used for accommodation during this period. Access to stored items must be arranged with TRCA staff. During any period that a site is being used for storage purposes, only one camping unit and one shed shall be permitted on the site. All other items must be removed from the site on or before the date and time specified in this Agreement. All other items must be kept inside your storage unit or they will be subject to disposal.
      6. This permit is non-transferrable.
      7. The name, address, phone number and email of each occupant of a seasonal campsite must be recorded on the seasonal camping permit. Any person occupying a seasonal campsite as a guest of the permit holder and not registered on the seasonal camping contract is subject to an additional fee and must register at the campground office. A maximum of six people are permitted on a campsite at any time.
      8. A seasonal camping permit allows for a maximum of one sleeping unit accommodating those persons identified on the seasonal camping permit and one dining tent. Under no circumstances will more than one trailer, RV, or similar item of equipment used for camping accommodation. All trailers and vehicles must possess valid license plates and insurance at all times. We reserve the right to refuse, or cause to have removed, any unit deemed inappropriate, for whatever reason, for the purpose of camping accommodation. Only recreational-class trailers and RVs will be accepted. Park model, construction or self-made trailers are not permitted. The building of additions is also not permitted. Propane cylinders must be of standard trailer-mount type. Propane cylinders must be disposed of in designated containers ONLY.
      9. Landscaping, planting and exterior or interior construction or the installation of temporary fixtures / structures including, but not limited to: decks, swimming pools, homemade sleeping units, etc. on campsites are prohibited without prior written approval from TRCA Staff.
      10. Storage sheds must be commercially manufactured, prefabricated units of vinyl or steel. They must not exceed an area of 8’ x 10’ and must be no taller than 8 feet. Storage sheds must be situated only on pre-approved location on a campsite. Other storage boxes or containers are not permitted. The permit holder is required to maintain the shed in good condition. Permit holders are responsible for the contents of their shed and may not use a shed to store any type of hazardous material, nor can they be used for accommodation. TRCA reserves the right to remove, or cause to have removed, any storage shed it deems, for whatever reason, to be improperly maintained or used.
      11. Help protect our natural resources. Campers are requested to limit the use of water and energy as much as possible. Lawn watering is not permitted. The 2015 camping season ends as of October 25th, 2015 however amenities such as water and washroom facilities may be closed earlier than the specified date dependent upon weather.
      12. Parking for one motor vehicle is permitted at each campsite. An additional vehicle may be permitted at the discretion of TRCA Staff, subject to the payment of applicable parking or admission fees. Parking is permitted in designated areas only. All trailers and vehicles must possess valid license plates and insurance at all times, proof of which shall be provided to TRCA staff upon request.
      13. Permit holders or any occupant of the campsite including guests are subject to all the posted rules and regulations governing the use of the campground and the conservation area including Ontario Regulation 119, RSO 1990 Chapter C.27. The permit holder is responsible for the conduct of all occupants and guests. Anyone under the age of 18 must be supervised by an adult who will be present and responsible for the person.
      14. Day visitors of seasonal campsite occupants may be permitted in the campground upon the payment of applicable fees or upon displaying a valid TRCA membership, and only when the permit holder is present. All visitors must register at the campground office before entering the campground. Visitor’s vehicles must be parked in designated parking areas. Day visitors must leave by 10:00 p.m., or as otherwise directed by TRCA staff.
      15. Every person using a campsite or other facility in a conservation area shall maintain it in a clean and sanitary condition at all times. Garbage and recycling must be deposited in the containers provided. The site shall be restored to its natural condition when it is vacated. Garbage and recycling bins are provided for the disposal of normal household waste and recyclable material as appropriate. The disposal of toxic or hazardous material, construction material, furniture, and appliances is not permitted on TRCA property.
      16. TRCA reserves the right to remove, or cause to have removed, any item, including camping units and vehicles, left on a site after a permit has expired or been invalidated, and the permit holder agrees to indemnify TRCA for all costs associated with said removal.
      17. TRCA will not be held responsible for any loss, theft, or damage to a camper’s property.
      18. No person shall cut, remove, injure or destroy any tree, shrub, plant, flower, living or growing things in the conservation area. Do not tie, nail or otherwise affix anything to any tree. Clotheslines are NOT permitted.
      19. No person shall start or maintain a fire in the campground except in a fireplace or other location designated for that purpose. Fires must never be left unattended.
      20. The movement of any tree materials (including nursery stock, firewood, skids, wood/bark chips and fallen or pruned branches) into or from TRCA parks is strictly prohibited.
      21. The camping experience is for the peaceful enjoyment of you and your neighbours. The use of chainsaws, loud music or power tools is strictly prohibited.
      22. No excessive noise is permitted at any time. Quiet hours are between 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
      23. The Liquor License Act, R.S.O 1990 C.L.19 is in effect at all times. The use of alcohol is permitted on your registered campsite ONLY and not in any vehicle or public area including, but not limited to, roadways, walkways, public buildings or common areas. Liquor bans may be in effect at certain times of the year, unless otherwise posted at the campground office.
      24. Any person who owns or controls an animal in a conservation area shall not permit the animal to be at large, to make excessive noise, to be left unattended or to disturb other persons. Maximum 2 pets on a campsite at any time. All animals must be secured on a leash not exceeding two meters in length at all times. Upon request, permit holders must show proof of rabies inoculation for their pets before any animal is allowed into the campground or conservation area. No person shall bring an animal other than a dog or cat on TRCA managed lands except under a permit issued by TRCA.
      25. Permit holders are responsible for ensuring the proper operation and use of any sanitary systems which may be part of their camping equipment.
      26. A dump station is provided for your convenience. Sewage and greywater must be disposed of at the dumping station and may not be discharged anywhere else within the campground or conservation area.
      27. TRCA reserves the right to evict, without a refund, any or all persons whose conduct or actions are deemed to be detrimental, for whatever reason, to the operation of the campground or conservation area. TRCA is not obligated to accept any application for a seasonal camping permit that it may receive, and may refuse an application should it choose to do so.
      28. TRCA does not tolerate verbal or physical abuse of its staff members.

These terms are put in place to help ensure the safety and enjoyment of all users of the campground and conservation park.

Your cooperation is appreciated. Be a courteous, responsible camper ~ respect your neighbor.