The Province Gives An Update On Measures Against COVID-19

The provincial government says all provincial parks will be closed to the public from March 19th to April 20th.

ONTARIO - Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott and Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Jeff Yurek provided an update today on Ontario Parks operations in response to developments on COVID-19.

“As COVID-19 continues to quickly evolve, we want to ensure public safety and the well-being of our visitors and staff in Ontario's provincial parks. In order to assist the province with its efforts to keep Ontarians safe during this time, all provincial parks will be closed to the public from March 19th, 2020 until April 30th, 2020. This includes car camping, backcountry camping, roofed accommodations, day use opportunities and all public buildings. Current visitors to provincial parks will be required to vacate by March 19th, 2020. Any person or group with a reservation for arrival up to April 30th, 2020 will automatically be provided a full refund with no penalty. Ontario Parks continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation carefully. Please visit OntarioParks.com for the most up-to-date information.”

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