Due to heavy rain and ongoing flooding many of our campsites, the boat launch, shoreline trail, and East Beach days use area are closed. All campsite reservation holders impacted are being contacted and offered a full refund or the option to change their reservation with no penalty. We are monitoring conditions daily; park visitors are encouraged to check www.OntarioParks.com for updates.
|Park / Campground||Usage (day use, camping, etc.)||Opening and Closing|
|Rideau River||May 12, 2017 to September 17, 2017|
Ontario Parks recognizes that the practice of scattering cremated remains is an important part of the religious beliefs of many families. Anyone who wishes to scatter the cremated remains of a loved one can do so in Ontario’s provincial parks on both land and in water.
Who do I contact?
It is recommended that you contact the Park Superintendent in advance to arrange a suitable, accessible location within the park. Provincial parks that have a designated site are:
As a reminder, all day-use visitors entering an Ontario provincial park must purchase a permit which allows the vehicle and its occupants to be in the park between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
What do I need to know?
Ontario’s provincial parks are dedicated to the people of Ontario and to visitors, for their inspiration, spiritual, education, health and recreational enjoyment – with the intention that these areas be managed to protect provincially significant natural and cultural features and preserved for future generations.
The Funeral Burial and Cremation Services Act prohibits the interment (burial) of human remains, including urns (containing ashes) except in a registered and operating cemetery.