COVID-19 and your visit to Fort Langley National Historic Site
Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.
Important information about your visit to Fort Langley National Historic Site
We look forward to gradually and safely welcoming you back to Fort Langley National Historic Site. Please check back regularly to find out what is open, what is closed, and how to be safe when you visit.
Non-medical masks or face coverings are required for everyone when visiting indoor public spaces at Fort Langley National Historic Site. Remember to follow public health authority guidance and advice for your area, including travel advisories. Most importantly, stay at home if you have COVID-19 symptoms, or if you’ve been in contact with someone who has symptoms or has been diagnosed with the virus.
What’s open (updated November 16, 2020)
As of November 16, 2020:
- The Visitor Centre, parking lot, washrooms, and historic grounds are now open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
- Regular admission fees apply.
- Visitors can climb the bastions and gallery, and peer through the entrances to several historic buildings.
- Parks Canada interpreters will be sharing information at several historic buildings.
- Picnic areas and outdoor park areas are open (bring a table cloth).
- The gift shop is open for purchasing online at https://www.indigenousshop.ca/s/shop.
What’s closed (updated November 16, 2020)
- Audio tours
- Site rentals and filming
- School and group visits
Camping during COVID-19
The oTENTik camping facilities at Fort Langley National Historic Site will remain closed for the 2020 camping season. Parks Canada is following the advice of public health experts and taking steps to support the Government of Canada’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 and reduce risks to visitors, employees, and other users of Parks Canada spaces.
We thank you for your patience and consideration at this time and look forward to a resumption of visitor services in the future.
Your safety when visiting
- Non-medical masks or face coverings are required for visitors when visiting indoor public spaces at Fort Langley National Historic Site. An indoor public space is any space with walls and a roof that can be accessed by the members of the public.
- Visitor Centre
- Keep a healthy space of 2 metres between you (or your family group) and others.
- Practice proper hygiene as directed by health authorities.
- Stay home if you are sick or if you were recently exposed to someone with COVID-19.
- Respect all onsite direction and signage. Some will be new and will help ensure physical distancing.
- Be self-sufficient by bringing your own clean trip kit, including hand sanitizer, garbage bags, masks when recommended by health authorities, as well as tablecloths if you plan to use a picnic table.
- You are responsible for your own safety. Be cautious when engaging in activities in order to avoid injury and/or getting lost to help minimize the demands placed on emergency response, search and rescue teams, and on the health care system.
- Leave no trace when you visit outdoor spaces. Please take all your garbage with you and help keep these special places clean.
- Abide by all travel advisories and health recommendations.
- Keep dogs on-leash. Dogs are permitted outside the fort’s palisade walls only.
- Smoking and vaping are prohibited
- Flying drones is prohibited.
- Be kind and patient with each other. We are all in this together!