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COVID ANNOUNCEMENT WITH RESPECT TO CAMPGROUNDS

CAMPGROUNDS (alphabetical order)

Brucedale CA

  • Only seasonal campers will be permitted
  • No outside visitors allowed
  • Washroom facilities are available for use.  We have increased our cleaning schedule and frequently touched surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected in accordance with public health guidelines.
  • Showers will remain closed until further notice
  • Playgrounds, as well, remain off-limits
  • The pavilion is open, however, please bring your own chairs
  • No groups larger than 10 people can gather
  • SVCA encourages 2 metre social distancing from outside of a family unit
  • All events are cancelled until further notice
  • Wipes are available at the dump station. Please bring your own gloves
  • The Honey Wagon will be disinfected after each use. It must be picked up and dropped off at the Super’s campsite

Denny’s Dam CA (Managed by the Ontario Steelheaders Assoc.)

  • Open to both seasonal and transient camping
  • The Ontario Steelheaders Assoc. have provided porta-johns for use. They have implemented a strict cleaning schedule in accordance with public health guidelines
  • The picnic shelter is currently closed
  • SVCA and the Ontario Steelheaders Assoc. encourages 2 metre social distancing from outside of a family unit
  • All events are cancelled until further notice

Durham CA

  • Only Cedarview and Pinewood Campgrounds are open to transient and seasonal campers 
  • No outside visitors allowed
  • Washrooms and the picnic shelter at McGowan Falls remain closed.
  • Showers will remain closed until further notice
  • SVCA encourages campers to come self contained, as limited washroom facilities are available 
  • We have increased our cleaning schedule and frequently touched surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected in accordance with public health guidelines.
  • Cleaning supplies and hand sanitizer are available outside and inside washrooms to use prior to and after using the facilities.
  • The activity centre will be open (wi-fi available), however, no gatherings larger than 10 people are allowed and bring your own seating
  • The playground equipment remains closed
  • Swimming at McGowan Falls and the Middle Durham Dam is open, however no changing facilities or washrooms available
  • No groups larger than 10 people can gather
  • SVCA encourages 2 metre social distancing from outside of a family unit
  • All events are cancelled until further notice
  • Wipes are available at the dump station. Please bring your own gloves.
  • To maintain visitor and staff safety, equipment rentals are presently not available  
  • Trails are all open for passive recreation

McBeath Conservation Area

  • Washrooms will not be open, please bring your own shovel
  • No picnic tables are available for use
  • No groups larger than 10 people can gather
  • SVCA encourages 2 metre social distancing from outside a family unit
  • Please bring your own tablecloth for the picnic tables

Saugeen Bluffs CA

  • A number of sites will be available in the Maples Campground and the Campbell Horse Camp for transient campers.  The campground will not be open to full capacity at this time.
  • SVCA encourages campers to come self contained, as limited washroom facilities are available 
  • We have increased our cleaning schedule and frequently touched surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected in accordance with public health guidelines
  • Showers will remain closed until further notice
  • No outside visitors allowed
  • SVCA encourages 2 metre social distancing from outside of a family unit
  • To maintain visitor and staff safety, equipment rentals are presently not available  
  • Canoe access point is now open
  • The wading pool, splash pad, playgrounds and the upper picnic shelter will all be closed
  • The picnic shelter in the lower campground will be open, however no gatherings larger than 10 people are allowed, and please bring your own seating
  • All events cancelled until further notice
  • Wipes are available at the dump station. Please bring your own gloves.
  • The Sutherland Centre will be closed daily but available for private rentals
  • Trails are all open for passive recreation
  • Cleaning supplies and hand sanitizer are available outside and inside washrooms to use prior to and after using the facilities.
  • The store is open, however, please respect physical distancing
  • No groups larger than 10 people can gather
  • The laundromat is open, please abide by social distancing rules

Saugeen Conservation operates three major campgrounds and two smaller ones. All are situated within Conservation Areas that are owned and managed by Saugeen Conservation.

Questions?  Feel free to contact our parks direclty.  Our friendly staff will be happy to help you!

  1. Brucedale Conservation Area 519-389-4516
  2. Durham Conservation Area 519-369-2074
  3. Saugeen Bluffs Conservation Area 519-353-7206
  4. McBeath Conservation Area - accessible by canoe only.  No reservations required - first come, first served. Please bring your own drinking water.

 

 

 

 


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