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Trent Severn Waterway Opening Delayed

KAWARTHA LAKES-Parks Canada has announced the Trent Severn Waterway will not open as scheduled due to the pandemic.

To align with measures introduced by the Province of Ontario to limit the spread of COVID-19, Parks Canada administered places in Ontario will delay the launch of most visitor services including camping until at least June 2, 2021. This includes the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site.

The following services and facilities on the Trent-Severn Waterway will remain closed to visitors until at least June 2, 2021:

  • Lockage and overnight mooring; and
  • All camping; Tents, Oasis, and the Rosedale cabin.

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.

Parks Canada is asking Canadians to observe travel restrictions, to respect the guidance of public health experts and all public health restrictions, and to make every effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep one another safe.

The Parks Canada website provides detailed information on what locations are open, what visitors can expect, how to prepare for a visit and what services may be available. Visitors should check pc.gc.ca before they travel.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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