Recreational User Fees

Cross-country

To use the Ganaraska Forest, you are required to purchase an annual Forest Membership or Day Pass.

For your convenience memberships and day passes can be purchased at the Ganaraska Forest Centre (GFC) (weekdays 9am - 4pm), GFC Gatehouse (weekends 9am - 4pm or self-serve anytime of the day), remote locations (listed below) and online

User Fee Schedule

Fees for use of the Ganaraska Forest are based on the type of recreational activities pursued. Adult and youth rates (16 years of age and under) are available for both full year memberships and day passes, based on categories of recreational use. All categories of membership permit the use of the forest for lesser fee activities with the exception of cross-country skiing on groomed trails. Forest memberships allow access to the forest for a full year from the date of purchase.

The GRCA Administration office, info@grca.on.ca
2216 County Road 28 in Port Hope
905-885-8173

Noone's Petro Canada Service Centre
8262 Highway 35/115 just north of the Village of Kirby
905-983-9290
Please note that memberships & day passes are sold from 6:00am - 10:00pm only, and are not available March through the end of April

Sandaraska Park
156 Sandaraska Road on the northern edge of the West Forest
705-277-2000
Please note annual closures - Thanksgiving through May 1st

For further information on recreational user fees, email us at gfc@grca.on.ca or call 905.885.8173.