Camping season at C.M. Wilson extended

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Fall camping will be offered at C.M. Wilson Conservation Area, according to Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) officials.

C.M. Wilson will see its season extended to Oct. 25, with COVID-19 guidelines still in effect.

Big Bend Conservation Area near Wardsville will also be open through Oct. 25.

To reserve a campsite, visit, or 

LTVCA officials said they will also accommodate campers arriving at the campgrounds without online reservations.

Transient overnight and limited stay campers will be booked at a 50-per-cent occupancy or as defined by the area supervisor. Group campsites/reservations will be permitted based on current provincial guidelines. 

Washroom and shower facilities will remain open with enhanced sanitization protocols, however, campers will be encouraged to use bathroom facilities if they have them in their trailers or recreational vehicles. 

Contactless transactions will be preferred for electronic payment, and delivery of firewood (for sale at both campgrounds). 

Enhanced cleaning and disinfection efforts are undertaken in campground sites and in all public/shared spaces such as picnic tables, garbage cans and other high-touch surfaces. 


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