Provincial Park Regulated

Coordinate system: 4269 - "NAD83"


Revision Note: Please note that this dataset has been revised and is available from the Land Information Ontario (LIO) Warehouse.

Ontario provincial parks are classified as one of the following classes: Wilderness, Nature Reserve, Cultural Heritage, Natural Environment, Waterway, and Recreational.

Public lands set aside under the Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act, 2006:

  • To permanently protect representative ecosystems, biodiversity and provincially significant elements of Ontario's natural and cultural heritage and to manage these areas to ensure that ecological integrity is maintained.
  • To provide opportunities for ecologically sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities and encourage associated economic benefits.
  • To provide opportunities for residents of Ontario and visitors to increase their knowledge and appreciation of Ontario's natural and cultural heritage.
  • To facilitate scientific research and to provide points of reference to support monitoring of ecological change on the broader landscape.

Supplementary look-up table descriptions are available in the data description document, which is available for download from the additional documentation section. This layer is part of what was known as the OMNR Fundamental Dataset.

Additional Documentation