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Welcome to the
ATVOntario website. This one-stop resource has all the information you
need to plan an exciting outdoor adventure in one of our rugged and
beautiful ATVOntario Communities.
Ontario’s Travel Information Centres provide tourist information,
brochures and public restroom facilities to visitors and travelers.
These friendly, convenient and informative centres are operated by the
Ministry of Tourism and Recreation.
Call or drop in to a
Travel Information Centre for brochures, special-interest
publications, maps, and directions.
(1-800-668-2746) to verify current
Due to the large amount of geography that Ontario covers, temperatures
will vary tremendously from region to region, and even within the
specific regions. Ontario’s weather is generally considered
continental, with the lowest temperatures being recorded in January
and the highest in July.
Northern Ontario in
usually colder than Southern Ontario and temperatures are measured in
degrees Celsius (°C) with the Fahrenheit (°F) equivalent sometimes
While some establishments and outfitters will accept American
currency, it is recommended that visitors to Ontario use Canadian
funds. Currency exchange offices offer up-to-date exchange rates and
are conveniently located at the U.S./Ontario border and in most
Ontario Travel Information Centres.
Good exchange rates
can also be found at the currency exchange desks at international
airports (Toronto, Ottawa), banks, trust companies and credit unions.
If you are a permanent resident of the United States, you won’t need
a passport or a visa to enter Canada. You will, however, need proof of
citizenship such as a birth certificate, citizenship certificate, or
For more information:
Visit the Canada
Border Services Agency web site
For general customs
information from anywhere in Canada, call toll-free:
If you are calling
from outside Canada, dial:
1-(204) 983-3500 or 1-(506) 636-5064 (long distance charges apply)
If you are a non-resident of Canada, you will require a license to
fish in Ontario.
Residents of Ontario,
and Canadian residents living outside of the province, also need an
Outdoors Card before they can buy their fishing license. Applications
for the Outdoors Card and licenses are available at most sporting
goods stores, bait and tackle outlets, tourist outfitters, fishing
lodges, and at the district offices of the Ontario Ministry of Natural
License fees are
comparable to those in most of Canada and the United States. For more
detailed information, pick up a copy of the Recreational Fishing
Regulations Summary available at most Ontario Travel Information
You can also visit the
Ministry of Natural Resources Web site at: http://mnr.gov.on.ca/MNR/fishing/
of Natural Resources & Forestry
Natural Resources Information Centre
300 Water Street