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Mountjoy Historical Conservation Area

48.47635, -81.35315

The removal of many residences and businesses from the floodplain along the Mattagami River in the early 70’s allowed the Mattagami Region Conservation Authority to develop this 7-hectare greenspace area. Picnic facilities, washrooms and plenty of parking ...

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Address600 Riverside Drive, Timmins, Ontario
Mud Lake Conservation Area

42.92950, -79.25478

Located in Port Colborne beside the Old Welland Canal, Mud Lake is a conservation area dedicated to the preservation of vegetation and wildlife. Encompassing over 60 hectares of wetland and 54 hectares of field and woodland, Mud Lake offers nature trails, ...

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AddressElm St, Port Colborne, Ontario
Naftel's Creek Conservation Area

43.66946, -81.70509

This Conservation Area is a scenic retreat that features terrific walking trails through a variety of habitats. Explore plantations, mixed deciduous forests, and cedar lowlands. In winter the site is used extensively for cross county skiing. Naftel's Cree ...

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AddressHighway 21, Goderich, Ontario
Napanee Conservation Area

44.24459, -76.94888

Located along the beautiful Napanee River in downtown Napanee, this Conservation Area features a boardwalk that extends east from along the river to the Springside Park Dam. The property is maintained by the Town of Greater Napanee. The docking facilities ...

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AddressCentre Street, Napanee, Ontario
Papineau Lake Conservation Area

46.19633, -78.71588

A boat launching ramp provides boaters and anglers with access to Papineau Lake, known for its lake trout.

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AddressPapineau Lake Rd, Papineau, Ontario
Parkhill Conservation Area

43.16229, -81.65842

Each season brings something new along the nature trails at Parkhill Conservation Area. The 800-hectare conservation area is the result of efforts to control serious flooding and soil erosion problems downstream. The Parkhill Dam and reservoir were constr ...

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Address32910 Centre Road, Parkhill, Ontario
Parrott's Bay Conservation Area

44.22306, -76.69636

Parrott's Bay is the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority's newest conservation area. It has 117 hectares (289 acres) of woods and wetlands with beautiful waterfront views. Parrott's Bay is a great place to get out and enjoy nature. There are more than ...

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Address4977 Bath Road, Amherstview, Ontario
Pigeon River Headwaters Conservation Area

44.14475, -78.67649

Pigeon River Headwaters Conservation Area is a 125-hectare (308 acre) property situated partially within the Oak Ridges Moraine. It is important for the many cold water seeps and springs that form the headwaters of Pigeon River, and as habitat for a diver ...

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Address445 Gray Rd, Bethany, Ontario
Port Hope Conservation Area

43.96990, -78.29537

The woodland trails found in the Port Hope Conservation Area take visitors along the Ganaraska River and are rich in plant life and great for a picturesque stroll or nature photography. Not only a great place to relax and enjoy a picnic by the water, but ...

Free Admission Lake River Reservoir Hiking Fishing
AddressCavan Street, Port Hope, Ontario
Portland Bay Conservation Area

44.70175, -76.18322

A simple lakeside picnic area along Highway 15 in Portland. Stop for an enjoyable picnic and enjoy the view onto Big Rideau Lake.

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AddressHighway 15, Portland, Ontario
Portland Conservation Area

44.46346, -76.68820

This scenic 23 hectare (56 acre) Conservation Area is located on the east side of Highway 38, about 2 km south of Verona. Conveniently located just off Hwy. 38 south of Verona, Portland Conservation Area offers almost 23 hectares (56 acres) for picnics an ...

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AddressHighway 38, Verona, Ontario
Pottawatomi / Jones Falls Conservation Area

44.56076, -80.99036

This property features the scenic Jones Falls, a cascading 12 meter falls as part of the Pottawatomi River that flows into Owen Sound and Georgian Bay.

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AddressHighway 21, Owen Sound, Ontario

46.07952, -79.35614

An adjoining trail system, 'The Pines', offers visitors low impact recreational opportunities and spectacular scenic vistas from the top of Powassan Mountain.  Recreational opportunities include; hiking, cycling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and sigh ...

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AddressCatherine Ave, Powassan, Ontario
Price Conservation Area

44.54904, -77.32727

This 9 hectare (22 acre) Conservation Area is located in Actinolite, near the junction of Highway 7 and Highway 37. The Price Conservation Area provides a perfect setting for family picnics on a hot summer day. Situated along a beautiful stretch of the Sk ...

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AddressHighway 37, Actinolite, Ontario
Proctor Park Conservation Area

44.04605, -77.74160

There is more to Proctor Park Conservation Area than what first meets the eye. Beyond the manicured lawns and open space, lies 37 hectares of natural wonder. Venture beyond the forest edge and follow the 2.5 kilometre trail that passes along Butler Creek, ...

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Address96 Young St, Brighton, Ontario
Purdon Conservation Area

44.99372, -76.54541

Purdon Conservation Area is a unique wetland famous for its exceptionally large native colony of Showy Lady's Slipper Orchids. Each year between mid-June and early July, thousands of magnificent orchids burst into delicate pink and white bloom. It is rare ...

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AddressConcession Road 8, Lanark, Ontario
Quinte Conservation Area

44.13879, -77.42992

This 140 hectare (346 acre) property is at 2061 Old Highway 2 in Belleville, just west of Wallbridge-Loyalist Road. Parking is available north and south of Highway 2. The home base for Quinte Conservation, this area offers an abundance of recreational opp ...

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Address2061 Old Highway 2, Quinte West, Ontario
Rice Lake Conservation Area

44.08388, -78.29877

Rice Lake Conservation Area has plenty of space and beautiful spots to explore. Visit this passive and naturalized area to enjoy your favorite activities such as photography, fishing, nature study, bird watching and discovering wildlife in various habitat ...

Free Admission Lake River Reservoir Hiking
AddressCavan Road, Bewdley, Ontario
Richardson's Lookout Conservation Area

44.05214, -78.42794

Richardson's Lookout is a must see. A platform provides a panoramic view of the headwaters of the Ganaraska River and the Ganaraska Forest.

Free Admission Picnic Facilities
AddressCounty Road 9, Municipality of Port Hope, Ontario
Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area

44.08009, -79.45350

Encounter great blue herons, American coots and sora rails at Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area. This 68.3 hectare site is a great place to watch nesting birds, cast a fishing line, and cycle along trails which are part of the Nokiidaa Trail system linki ...

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AddressMain St, East Gwillimbury, Ontario