Thousand Islands National Park

Restricted activity order: Rock & ice climbing restrictions

Issued: November 01, 2021

Rock & ice climbing restrictions

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

No person shall engage in rock climbing or ice climbing in Thousand Islands National Park, except as authorized by a permit issued by the Superintendent.

Definitions: Rock or ice climbing includes ascending or descending rock walls, cliff faces, scree slopes, or icefalls by any means, including with the use of ropes or specialized equipment or techniques for that purpose.

Where: 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 and Ontario Trespass to Property Act.

Start date: 2021-11-01

End date: Until further notice


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