About the St. Lawrence Parks Commission
The St. Lawrence Parks Commission, an agency of the Government of Ontario, operates facilities extending 200 km from Kingston to the Quebec border, including Upper Canada Village, Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada (and a UNESCO World Heritage Site); Kingston Pen Tours, Skywood Eco Adventure, Crysler Park Marina, Upper Canada Golf Course, Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary and 14 campgrounds and beach day-use picnic areas including the Long Sault and 1000 Islands Parkway.
The SLPC strives to become a leading, self-sustained tourism partner committed to exceeding our customers' expectations in natural, cultural, educational and recreational experiences within its unique heritage corridor. The SLPC will accomplish this vision by being entrepreneurial in how it manages its business, a catalyst for economic development, a steward in how it manages its environment and a leader in environmentally responsible tourism.
To provide tourism, cultural, educational and recreational opportunities for residents of Ontario and visitors to the province through the presentation and interpretation of historic attractions and the development and operation of parks, campgrounds, scenic parkways and recreational areas.
SLPC will support the MHSTCI efforts to strengthen Ontario’s tourism industry. As a key economic driver in Eastern Ontario, SLPC will focus efforts on new product development and program enhancements that will draw new and returning customers to the region.
The purpose of SLPC is to generate lasting visitor growth, drive economic prosperity, and build community partnerships in Eastern Ontario. It is a revenue-generating tourism business offering customer-focused entertaining and educational experiences that maximize its natural, leisure and heritage assets.