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Updated Park Operations During COVID-19

Jun 12, 2020

PARK OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19

Effective: July 11, 2020 – until further notice

As of July 11, 2020, staff will be stationed outside the Park’s Visitor Centre to welcome visitors between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm Atlantic Time daily. (weather permitting). Staff will be able to answer any questions about the grounds and historic buildings, and direct guests to the schedule of programs which will operate daily, weather permitting:

– Outdoor Walking Tour of the Historic Buildings and Grounds: 11:30 am and 1:30 pm Atlantic Time daily.
– Guided Hike in the Natural Area: 1:30 pm Atlantic Time daily.
 
The beautiful 2,800 acres of Natural Area, cottage grounds, carriage roads, and trails system remain open to the public. The historic cottage buildings, including the Roosevelt Cottage and the Prince Café, as well as other programs, such as Eleanor’s Tea, are not open to the public in 2020 due to concerns about visitor and staff safety. The restrooms in the Visitor Centre are open to the public.
 
Visitors are warmly welcomed to visit Roosevelt Campobello International Park and Campobello Island (check out Campobello Island Tourism Association for further island information!) via the Campobello-Deer Island car ferry, which resumed operation on June 15, 2020. The ferry departs Deer Island Point (8:30 am to 6:30 pm) and Welshpool (9:00 am to 7:00 pm) on an hourly schedule; more information, including fares and schedules, is available at East Coast Ferries, eastcoastferriesltd.com or by calling (506) 747 2159.
The dock at Roosevelt Campobello International Park is not currently in place for recreational boaters.
 
To ensure visitor safety:
Visitors are expected to stay home and not visit the Park if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID 19. Those include fever, sore throat, coughing, runny nose, new onset of fatigue or muscle ache, diarrhea, and loss of taste or smell.
Visitors and staff are expected to always maintain a 6ft/2m distance from others (outside of your family bubble group).
Visitors should practice good hygiene while visiting the Park (wash hands frequently, use hand sanitizer, and wear a mask when in close proximity to others).
Please pay attention to signage throughout the Park regarding visitor safety.
 
Travel from the mainland United States, via the FDR Memorial Bridge in Lubec, Maine, is not currently permitted under Canada-U.S. travel restrictions.

Download: trail map 2020 season