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 Georgian Bay Islands National Park 

Mandatory public health measures are in place in communities across Ontario to protect the health system and slow the spread of COVID-19. 

Before visiting Georgian Bay Islands National Park, be informed and help prevent the spread. Visitors are required to wear a face mask or face covering when visiting any indoor Parks Canada facilities and when interacting with staff members. 

Parks Canada is working hard to ensure a safe, clean, healthy and enjoyable experience. Help us keep Georgian Bay Islands National Park clean by putting all your waste in garbage bins. Please check our website regularly for the current status of areas, activities and services offered.

Please note that all seasonal mooring permits and passes can only be purchased online.

What’s open (updated July 30, 2021)

Camping and roofed accommodations

Docks

  • Day-use and overnight docking
  • Washroom facilities
  • Garbage services are available

Limited DayTripper shuttle service transporting day-use visitors (half day visit)

All hiking trails on Beausoleil Island

Beaching

What’s closed (updated July 30, 2021)

Park Administration Office in Midland (except for deliveries) 

Camping during COVID-19

Camping and overnight mooring will resume on June 11, 2021.

All Parks Canada reservations impacted by this delayed opening will be automatically cancelled and refunded in full. Visitors do not have to do anything to cancel their reservation.

  • 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. 
  • Georgian Bay Islands National Park does not provide vessel transportation services to Beausoleil Island to tent campers. Private water taxi services may not be available due to COVID-19. Please confirm vessel transportation with local water taxi companies prior to making your tent camping reservation.
  • Use caution when using common spaces such as picnic tables and washroom facilities. Outdoor surfaces are not sanitized. Practice safe hand hygiene.
  • Please do not collect wood from the forest for fires.
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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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 and help keep these places clean.
  • Abide by all travel advisories and health recommendations.
  • Review the park’s rules and regulations.

Stay informed

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

For the most up to date information, visit: