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Wood Cockroach

There have been sightings of the common Wood Roach (also known as Pine Bugs or Cedar Bugs) in the Park Lands area.

Please read on for more information about this insect, and always be proactive with preparations for entering and leaving wilderness areas.

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New Schooner Trail

The North Frontenac Park Lands has established its first official hiking trail.

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Be Bear Wise!

There has been an increased amount of human-bear encounters.  PREPARE and BE AWARE of the steps you can take to avoid encounters with bears.

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Important notice about campsite reservations – all visitors please read.

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Rules & Regulations

The North Frontenac Parklands are situated on Crown Lands which offer campers,   hikers, bikers and users of small recreational water craft some of the most beautiful scenery nature has to offer.

To help make your stay an enjoyable one for you and other visitors, we ask that you abide by the following Municipal Camping By-law rules and regulations:

  1. The North Frontenac Park Lands are open to visitors with camping permits from May 1 through to October 31 every year.  Road access permits are required for the use of Crown roads within the North Frontenac Park Lands, from April 1st to November 15th each year.

  2. Camping is allowed only on designated campsites with a valid camping permit. Road access is included during the valid period specified on your camping permit. Leave the road access portion of your camping permit displayed in the windshield of your vehicle when you park it.

  3. No more than 6 persons shall occupy a campsite at the same time.

  4. No more than 10 persons shall occupy a group campsite (non-profit groups only) unless otherwise designated.

  5. Campsite permits are in effect from the time of issue until noon on the day it expires. Please vacate the site by 12 noon.

  6. Persons to whom campsite permits have been issued are required to show the permit for inspection by the By-law Enforcement Officer upon request.

  7. Upon vacating a campsite, persons shall take with them all equipment, materials, food supplies and garbage and leave the campsite in a neat and tidy condition.

  8. Persons with valid permits shall not leave their campsite unattended for a period exceeding 8 hours.

  9. Fires are permitted only in designated fire pits or in portable stoves and BBQs.
    a) Keep fires small using only fallen small branches and twigs. Never cut down trees or vegetation on the campground.
    b) If a FIRE BAN is in effect, then no person shall start a fire or permit a fire to continue to burn, EXCEPT in a portable stove or BBQ. ***Please check the Township of North Frontenac website (www.northfrontenac.ca) for the current FIRE BAN status and BURNING BYLAW.
    c) Persons starting a fire must keep it under control at all times, and ensure that it is fully extinguished with water

  10. No person using the Park Lands shall:
    a) Remove, damage or deface any property of the Park Lands
    b) Cut or remove any trees
    c) Deposit litter or other debris in any place other than a designated receptacle
    d) Shout, play loud music, make noises or engage in unruly behaviour that is disturbing, disruptive or annoying to other visitors

  11. All guests shall be registered with the permit issuer and the person to whom the campsite permit is issued shall be responsible for the conduct of the guests at all times.

  12. Failure by any person to comply with this By-law may result in immediate cancellation of the campsite permit and removal from the Park Lands.

  13. Any person who contravenes this By-law is guilty of an offense and upon conviction is liable to payment of a fine. 

  14. The Township of North Frontenac does not allow for refunds under normal circumstances.  If unable to use your reservation you may submit a request prior to you arrival date to exchange for another time for the same length of stay.

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