NO DAYTIME BURNING IS ALLOWED BETWEEN APRIL 1 AND OCT 31. THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED BY OMNRF.
There is a fire-hazard indicator sign at the head of the turnaround at the main landing.
- Don’t burn in extreme dry conditions
- Don’t use fireworks in extreme dry conditions
- Avoid ATV travel in dry back-country – it could spark a fire.
Government of Ontario Rules to burn wood, brush and leaves: You don’t need a fire permit to burn piled wood, brush, leaves or wood by-products if you follow these rules:
- ignite the fire no sooner than 2 hours before sunset and extinguish it no later than 2 hours after sunrise
- burn only a single pile at any one time
- ensure the pile is less than 2 metres in diameter and less than 2 metres high
- keep the fire at least 2 metres from any flammable materials
- have tools or water adequate to contain the fire at the fire site
- ensure a responsible person tends the fire until it is extinguished
Using an incinerator: You don’t need a fire permit to burn piled wood, brush, leaves or wood by-products in an incinerator if you:
- ensure the incinerator is an enclosed device constructed entirely of non-combustible material
- cover the incinerator with a screen having a mesh size of not more than 5 millimetres
- keep the incinerator at least 5 metres from any forest area
- keep the incinerator at least 2 metres from any flammable material
- ensure a responsible person monitors the fire until it is extinguished.