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Nightly Camping and Day-Use Access Starts Friday, June 11

June 7, 2021

Campgrounds open with restrictions as Ontario enters Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen

Nightly camping and day-use access to Long Point Region Conservation Authority campgrounds begins on Friday, June 11, 2021. With the Province announcing that Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen begins on Friday, LPRCA will be opening Backus Heritage, Deer Creek, Haldimand, Norfolk and Waterford North Conservation Areas to nightly camping and day-use access.

Nightly Camping

Nightly camping, for both trailers and tents, can begin at LPRCA campgrounds starting June 11. Bathrooms, including showers, will be open and thoroughly cleaned often. Reservations for nightly camping can be made online at

Pavilion and equipment rentals are not available at this time.

Day-Use Access

Day-use access to Backus Heritage, Deer Creek, Haldimand, Norfolk and Waterford North Conservation Areas begins at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, June 11. To help ensure physical distancing can be maintained, each Conservation Area will have a limit to how many visitors can be present at once; when all parking passes are in use, no additional visitors will be permitted to enter the Conservation Area. Parking passes are $15 per vehicle and can be obtained from the Conservation Area gatehouse or reserved up to seven days in advance by using the ‘Parking’ section of the online reservation system at

Frequent visitors may be interested in a Season Pass that will permit them to reserve a parking space through the online system at no additional cost. Season Passes can be purchased for $95 at any of the Conservation Area gatehouses. Season Pass holders then reserve a parking space online using the code on their pass and make sure their pass is visible on the dashboard of their vehicle on the day of their visit.

Whether you’re staying overnight or just visiting for the day, please make sure to follow all applicable Provincial guidelines including physical distancing and group size limits.