Thousand Islands National Park

Restricted activity order: Metal detector restrictions

Issued: March 10, 2021

Metal detector restrictions

What: Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the following activities are prohibited by order of the Superintendent:

No person shall use a metal detector in Thousand Islands National Park, except as authorized by a permit issued by the Superintendent.


  • All managed lands and waters within Thousand Islands National Park of Canada.

Why: To reduce impacts on the ecological integrity of the park and for the protection of cultural resources.

Note: Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act.

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