Special Event Permits

A group of kids cross-country skiing

Organizations / Organized Groups Require A Special Event Permit For the Ganaraska Forest

  • Events/groups with 25 people or more require a Special Event Permit, download link available in the Related Links & Forms section of this page.
  • Special events can occur at any time and can run for a few hours or over several days.
  • Check the Availability Calendar to pre-plan your activity.
  • Special events must adhere to public health requirements.
  • Special Event Permits are issued at the digression of the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority.
  • Ganaraska Forest Special Event Application Form must be submitted a minimum of three months prior to the event date and must include an insurance certificate indicating liability coverage, a map showing which trails / trail markers are intended for use and an accurate description of the event.
  • GRCA reserves the right to cancel any Special Event at any time.

Examples of Events hosted at Ganaraska Forest in the past include:

  • Off-road motorcycle or ATV rides
  • Mountain bike events
  • Club horse back rides
  • Family reunions
  • Orienteering challenges
  • Photography Sessions