Rules and regulations
To help you and others enjoy your visit and take an active role in protecting the park.
- User fees must be paid immediately upon arrival.
- Permit is not valid unless all fields are completed, appropriate fees are paid and envelope is deposited.
- Permits expire at 11:00 am.
- Excessive noise is prohibited at all times. Quiet hours begin at 11:00 pm.
- Do not collect, damage or remove natural objects, including dead wood for fires.
- Fires are permitted in designated fire pits and stoves only.
- Keep your campsite clean.
- Do not feed or disturb wildlife.
- Keep your pet leashed at all times and clean up after them.
- Alcohol may only be consumed on your campsite, cabin site, or in a properly equipped, moored vessel.
- There is an alcohol ban in the park on Victoria Day long weekend.
- Fireworks are prohibited.
Docking rules for Boaters
- Parks Canada manages water lots adjacent to Beausoleil Island. Park regulations, including excessive noise, are in effect in these areas.
- The yellow line on each dock is for park staff and emergency personnel only and must remain clear at all times.
- Saving dock space is prohibited.
- Generators are permitted but must be turned off between 11:00 pm – 8:00 am.
- Do not tie up to trees.
- Rafting is not allowed anywhere within the park except Frying Pan Bay. ‘Rafting’ is defined as any situation in which boats are tied together and any one or all are tied to the dock. Boats must be tied parallel to the dock, not stern or bow in.
- Dinghies or tender vessels are not permitted on the docks.
Dock Stay Limits at Cedar Spring
- Five night limit for boats mooring at Cedar Spring docks (Tobey and Cruiser).
- Boats who have moored at these docks must wait 3 nights before returning for another stay.
- All boats must register at Visitor Centre upon arrival.
- Check-out time: 11:00 a.m.
Failure to comply with these, or any other regulations of the park, may result in a fine, eviction or court prosecution.
For a complete listing of the Canada National Parks Act and regulations please visit: National Parks Act