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

On June 17, mainland washroom at Mallorytown Landing and some island composting toilet facilities will be opened. As of June 19, the following park islands will be open: Beau Rivage, Aubrey, McDonald, Camelot, Georgina and Constance. Island tent camping will resume at reservable campsites starting June 22. Mallorytown Landing oTENTiks will open July 15. All island oTENTiks and non-reservable campsites remain closed for the season. 

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. Be prepared with exact change or a credit card.
What’s open (updated September 21, 2020)
Mallorytown Landing
  • Day Use Green Space and Picnic Shelters
  • Vehicle Parking. Parking fees in effect. Payment by self-registration.
  • Boat Launch 
    • Boat launch and parking fees in effect. Payment by self-registration.
  • Docks
    • Day mooring permitted.
    • Overnight mooring permitted for vessels with onboard toilet facilities.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect. Payment by self-registration.
  • oTENTik accommodations Available by reservation only.
  • Garbage Services
  • Trails
  • Playground
  • Public washroom hours limited to 8:30 am- 4:00 pm
Jones Creek Trails
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet will remain closed.
Landons Bay
  • Trails
  • Washroom will remain closed.
Beau Rivage Island
  • Docks 
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect.
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pits
  • Reservable campsites Opening June 22
  • Non-reservable campsites will remain closed.
McDonald Island
  • Docks 
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect.
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pits.
  • Reservable campsites.
  • Non-reservable campsites and oTENTik accommodations will remain closed.
Georgina Island
  • Docks
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect. 
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pits.
  • Reservable campsites.
Constance Island
  • Docks    
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect.
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pit.
Mermaid Island
  • Docks    
    •  
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect.
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
Camelot Island
  • Docks and Mooring Buoys
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect. For mooring buoys, please self-register at the beaching area.
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pits.
  • Reservable campsites.
  • Non-reservable campsites will remain closed.
Aubrey Island
  • Docks
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect.
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pits.
  • Reservable campsites.
  • Non-reservable campsites will remain closed.
Gordon Island
  • Docks
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted. 
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect.
  • Camping docks
    • For use by camping reservation holders only – no other mooring permitted at this location
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect. 
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pits.
  • Reservable campsites.
  • Non-reservable campsites will remain closed.
Mulcaster Island
  • Main dock
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect. 
  • Camping dock
    • For use by camping reservation holders only – no other mooring permitted at this location
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect. 
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pits.
  • Reservable campsites.
Grenadier Island – Central
  • Dock
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Overnight mooring permitted for vessels with onboard toilet facilities only.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pit.
  • Washroom closed.
  • Campsites closed.
  • Ice is not available.
Grenadier Island – East
  • Camping dock
    • For use by camping reservation holders only – no other mooring permitted at this location
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect. 
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pits
  • Reservable campsites 
Grenadier Island – West
  • Dock
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted. 
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect.
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
Endymion Island
  • Docks 
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted. 
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect.
  • Mooring Buoys
    • Mooring fees in effect. Please self-register at the beaching area.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
Cedar Island
  • Docks 
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect.
  • Trails
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pit.
  • Campsites closed.
Milton Island
  • Docks 
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect. 
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pit.
  • Campsites closed.
Main Duck Island
  • Docks 
    • Day and overnight mooring permitted.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
    • Mooring fees in effect. 
  • Composting toilet. Visitors are encouraged to use onboard toilet facilities whenever possible.
  • Beaching is permitted.
  • Fire pit.
Thwartway Island mooring buoys only
  • Mooring Buoys
    • Mooring fees in effect. Please self-register at the beaching area.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
  • All island facilities remain closed
Adelaide Island mooring buoys only
  • Mooring Buoys    
    • Mooring fees in effect. Island Attendants will administer payment.
    • Rafting is not permitted.
  • All island facilities remain closed
What’s closed (updated september 8, 2020)

Mallorytown Landing

  • Visitor Centre Office 
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Barbecues
  • The administration offices are closed to the public except for deliveries.

Islands

  • Non-reservable campsites.
  • oTENTik accommodations
  • Central Grenadier washroom. Overnight mooring permitted for vessels with onboard toilet facilities only.
  • Hill Island (Batterman’s Point)
  • Stovin Island
  • Thwartway Island – Island facilities closed. Mooring buoys open.
  • Adelaide Island – Island facilities closed. Mooring buoys open.

Landons Bay and Jones Creek 

  • Washroom and composting toilet facilities. 
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 in Thousand Islands National Park is currently by reservation only.
  • Reservable tent camping on Beau Rivage, McDonald, Georgina, Constance, Camelot, Aubrey, Gordon and Mulcaster Islands will resume starting June 22, 2020. 
  • Camping, firepits and composting toilets will be available at these locations starting June 22, 2020. 
  • All island oTENTiks and non-reservable campsites remain closed for the season. Reservations for island oTENTiks will be fully refunded automatically. Please note that there may be a delay in the refund due to volume.
  • The oTENTiks at Mallorytown Landing will open July 15, 2020. Reservations prior to July 15 will be fully refunded automatically. Please note that there may be a delay in the refund due to volume.
  • Equipment rental has been suspended for now. 
Your safety when visiting 
  • Parks Canada is asking Canadians to stay home and support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19.
  • Keep a healthy space of 2 metres between you and others.
  • To protect yourself during your visit, please bring your own hand sanitizer. A reusable 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

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