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Algonquin Park Joins Fire Ban

Posted: 2018-07-10 15:47:10 By: hbr

Algonquin Provincial Park has issued a TOTAL FIRE BAN that prohibits any and all open fires.

The ban applies to all developed campgrounds;  interior/backcountry camping - canoe tripping and backpacking. Also included is all picnic and day-use areas; all cottages, private and commercial leases within the park.

During a fire ban Campfires are not permitted at any time; charcoal or wood burning barbeques may not be used; •

The park superintendent says the staff will be patrolling the park by boat, aircraft and vehicle to ensure compliance.

The fire ban is the latest in the region, where a total ban is in place in Muskoka and Almaguin Highlands including use of fireworks.