Where Can You Find a Map of Crown Land in Ontario?


The best place to find maps of Crown land in Ontario, Canada, is on the Province of Ontario website, www.ontario.ca. The website also contains information on Crown land-use policies in central and northern Ontario.

Crown land is land owned by the federal or provincial governments of Canada. It represents 85 percent of the province of Ontario. Forty-one percent is federal Crown land, and 48 percent belongs to the provinces. Less than 11 percent of Canada's land is privately owned.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry manages Canada's Crown land, using most of it for parks, military bases, forests and Indian reservations. The Canadian government also leases some of the land to private industry.