Bring your own propane fire pit to a park
Did you know? You can enjoy your personal, portable propane fire pit from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and weekends in a manicured park without a permit. Personal wood burning fire pits are not allowed.
Use of our fire pits is subject to any fire bans.
Where to set up your propane fire pit
- Manicured areas of parks only (short grasses, gravel, quiet parking lots)
- At least 10 m away from trees and tall grass in all directions
- At least 10 m away from playgrounds, benches and other structures
- At least 100 m to ponds, stormwater ponds, wetlands, streams and rivers
- Don't place fire pits on pathways
- Fire pits are not allowed in or near wild/natural areas, golf courses, cemeteries, toboggan areas and cross-country skiing tracks
Before you visit
There is no fire ban currently in place.
- Have a fire safety plan
- Pick one person to be in charge of the fire
- Have a way to quickly put out the fire if needed
- Bring a first aid kit just in case
- Bring water in case of emergency (there may not be enough snow on site)
What to burn
Only burn propane on a propane fire pit. Do not burn wood or other solid fuels.
Bring your own equipment
- Propane tank and fire pit
- Lighters, matches, pokers, etc.
- Roasting sticks, metal skewers, grill baskets, etc.
- Marshmallows, hot dogs, hot chocolate, etc. (alcohol is not permitted)
- Folding chairs
- Don't try to move the fire pit while it's turned on or still hot
- Keep flames at a reasonable size (one metre high and one metre wide)
- Do not leave a burning fire unattended
- When you're done, turn off the propane
- Keep it clean - clean up any garbage before leaving the area
- Be respectful to plants and wildlife
- Bad behaviour, out of control flames and damage to the park may result in fines up to $10,000