Norfolk County working with partners to develop safety plan for Long Point beach

Norfolk County is working with Long Point Provincial Park, the Ministry of the Environment, Parks and Conservation, and the OPP to develop a plan to reduce overcrowding and keep visitors and residents safe at Long Point.

High water levels in Lake Erie have led to a significant reduction of beach in the area, while increasing demand for beach use has led to COVID-19-related safety concerns as well as parking issues.

Representatives of the four groups had been meeting to develop an action plan and will update the community as soon as possible.

Currently, the beach and campground are closed; however, the park is open for day use activities such as walking, hiking, cycling, and paddling.

Reminder: our beaches and campgrounds remain closed.The park is open for day use activities such as walking, hiking,…

Posted by Long Point Provincial Park on Friday, June 12, 2020

Source: https://www.norfolkcounty.ca/news/county-working-with-partners-to-develop-safety-plan-for-long-point-beach/

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