All Campgrounds, Beaches & Day-Use Areas Set To Open for 2021 Season

St. Lawrence Parks Commission Reopening Sites as of Friday, June 11th

June 8, 2021 2:00 P.M. | St. Lawrence Parks Commission

MORRISBURG, ONTARIO — As part of the Ontario government’s recent announcement that it will move the province into Step One of its Roadmap to Reopen plan, the St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) is excited to welcome back guests to their favourite campgrounds as of this Friday, June 11, 2021, as well as beaches and day-use areas this weekend.

Whether camping overnight or visiting for the day, the safety of guests and staff is SLPC’s top priority. Keeping our parks, public spaces, and campgrounds safe is a collective responsibility. As we embark on a new season, SLPC staff will be relying on the cooperation of guests to adhere to physical distancing and onsite guidelines.

Planned Reopening Timeline

As of June 11th the following will be open:
All campgrounds will be open to transient campers:

  • McLaren Campground
  • Riverside Cedar Campground
  • Glengarry Park Campground
  • Farran Park Campground
  • Woodlands Campground
  • Mille Roches Campground
  • Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary/ Nairne/ Morrison Island 
  • Riverside-Cedar Campground
  • Brown's Bay Campground
  • Ivy Lea Campground
  • Crysler Park Marina Camping Area

As of June 12th the following will be open:
All beaches will be open on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) from 9am-9pm with some restrictions on picnic tables (one picnic table per group and tables 6 feet apart).

  • Glengarry Beach
  • Mille Roches Beach
  • Woodlands Beach
  • Farran Park Beach
  • Crysler Beach
  • Brown’s Bay Beach

As of June 28th, all beaches will be open 7 days a week.

Available for 2021 season:

  • Washrooms
  • Showers
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playgrounds/play structures and sports fields 
  • Beaches
  • Shoreline activities
  • Picnic shelters
  • Barbeque areas 
  • Roofed accommodations
  • Internal campground dock slips
  • Day-use areas along the Long Sault Parkway
  • Boat launches along the Long Sault Parkway 
  • Nature trails along the Long Sault Parkway 

Not available for the 2021 season (closed until further notice):

  • Hoople Island campsites
  • Lock 21 campsites and Camp Carp campsites on Macdonell Island
  • Group camping

To help everyone enjoy their stay with the Parks of the St. Lawrence and to have a safe, responsible and respectful experience, guests are asked to plan ahead and continue to follow public health guidelines while getting back outdoors.

Guests can stay informed about the reopening process and view FAQs, by visiting the following: www.stlawrenceparks.com/covid-19.

About St. Lawrence Parks Commission
The St. Lawrence Parks Commission, an agency of the Government of Ontario, operates facilities stretching 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 Thousand Islands Parkway.

To learn more, visit www.parks.on.ca

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Rosalyn Gambhir
A/Communications & Media Relations Officer
St. Lawrence Parks Commission

Heather Kearney
Manager, Customer Service & Corporate Communications
St. Lawrence Parks Commission

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