Capture Nature’s Beauty at Our Parks

Nature enthusiasts and budding photographers will find ample opportunities to capture the beauty of nature at our parks. Whether you want to capture the rolling landscape of the headwaters, the unique features of the badlands, the Niagara Escarpment views or lake images, our parks offer diverse landscapes for you to photograph.

The parks also feature an abundance of nature including plants and animals, insects and birds for you to fine tune your skills and practice your composition.

Personal photography is welcome and encouraged at our parks. It’s great for personal memories and sharing on social media. Be sure to stay on the trails as you snap your perfect shot!

Note: Access to the main feature at the Cheltenham Badlands is not permitted.

Professional Photography and Videography

If you are a professional photographer or videographer interested in photographing or filming more than eight people, a Professional Photography/Videography Permit is required. Professional photography/videography involving 1-8 people does not require a permit.

All other professional photography/videography requires a permit.

Drone Use

Recreational drone use is prohibited on CVC properties. Permits for research, education and commercial photography will be considered on a case by case basis. Permit approval process takes up to two weeks.

Filming at our Parks

Commercial filming requires permission and a permit. Please complete the request form for all inquiries.

Note: access to the main feature at the Cheltenham Badlands is not permitted.

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