Propane stoves and barbecues are allowed during fire bans in Ontario Parks.

The fire ban in Haliburton County has been lifted, but some of Ontario’s Provincial Parks are still under a complete or partial ban. Park Officials say people are not allowed to have campfires during the ban but, the use of propane or gas camping stoves are allowed if they have a shut-off valve. As well, portable liquid fuel cooking stoves are permitted, again if there is a shut-off valve. Propane barbecues are also allowed.

Charcoal barbecues, biomass stoves, candles or torches, and propane fire pits/bowls are not allowed. Ontario Parks encourages getting creative with lights to simulate a campfire atmosphere rather than violating the ban.