With the province in a stay-at-home order, Ontario Parks has announced that it will be cancelling overnight camping trips across the province.
On their website, it states that campgrounds, backcountry campsites and roofed accommodations will be closed.
Limiting your travel is essential to stopping the spread of COVID-19, staying safe and saving lives. Ontario Parks… https://t.co/zk35cEQ461— Ontario Parks (@Ontario Parks)1618578595.0
Anyone who has already booked a reservation during this period will receive a full refund.
Ontario Parks will automatically cancel your reservation and the credit will appear in your account.
Currently, there is no end date for these closures. Instead, Ontario Parks states that "the ministry intends to re-open for overnight stays based on the provincial restrictions and when it is safe to do so."
Day-use activities at Ontario Parks will remain open
Despite the overnight closures, Ontario Parks has reassured that locations across the province will stay open for day-use activities including hiking, biking and birdwatching.
In order to see the full list of activities that will remain open, you should visit the individual park website.
However, Ontario Parks is asking residents not to travel outside of their region to visit.
Park stores, visitor centres and equipment rentals will all remain closed during this time.