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 Thousand Islands National Park

Thousand Islands National Park is now closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you in 2021!

Important updates

  • Maximum length of stay for mooring is 3 consecutive nights per island.
  • Due to COVID-19 precautions, Island Attendant staff will not be handling cash or selling seasonal permits. 
  • Due to COVID-19 precautions, rafting to another vessel will not be permitted on docks.
Camping during COVID-19
  • Please follow the advice of local public health experts and wear a mask indoors and in public spaces where physical distancing may be difficult to maintain. 
  • Please note that camping and washrooms on Grenadier Island – Central location remains closed for the season 2021.
  • First-Come, First-Served tent camping on Cedar, Milton, Beau Rivage, Aubrey, McDonald, Camelot and Gordon Islands will open on May 21, 2021.
  • Reservable tent camping on Beau Rivage, McDonald, Georgina, Camelot, Aubrey, Gordon, East Grenadier and Mulcaster Islands will open on May 21, 2021.
  • Camping, firepits (weather and fire ban dependent) and composting toilets will be available at these locations. 
  • All island oTENTik accommodations remain closed for the season 2021. 
  • The oTENTiks at Mallorytown Landing will open May 28, 2021. 
  • Equipment rental has been suspended until further notice 
Your safety when visiting 
  • Keep a healthy space of 2 metres between you and others.
  • To protect yourself during your visit, please bring your own hand sanitizer. A mask is recommended for areas where physical distance cannot be maintained. Outdoor areas like picnic tables, red chairs, composters and hand railings are not being regularly cleaned. Practice good hygiene like regular hand-washing.
  • Please follow the advice of local public health experts and wear a mask indoors and in public spaces where physical distancing may be difficult to maintain. 
  • Items like disposable gloves and disinfectant wipes can be helpful, but please ensure these are being disposed of properly. More than ever, Parks Canada requires your help to keep trails and facilities free of garbage.
  • Maintaining physical distance on trails and docks is your responsibility.
  • Beware of ticks.
  • Be extra cautious when engaging in any activities 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 or place it in the provided receptacles, and help keep these places clean.
  • Abide by all travel advisories and health recommendations.
  • Review the parks rules and regulations.

Stay informed

Parks Canada is working with provincial counterparts, local municipalities and communities to keep visitors and residents informed and safe.

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