• Conservation Areas Guide

    Across Ontario you’ll find nearly 300 just waiting to be explored. Download the new Conservation Areas Guide to learn more today!

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  • Fun Activities To Do

    Find the activity you're looking for and explore what else is available at Conservation Areas near you!

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  • Dogs on Leash

    Dog walking is one of the many activities that Conservation Areas users enjoy. Help to keep it safe and clean for everyone!


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  • Healthy Hikes

    Give your health a boost!
 Join us for Healthy Hikes and #StepIntoNature at Conservation Areas near you and all across Ontario.

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  • Smoke-Free Policies

    Healthy ecosystems and healthy people are our priority. Some Conservation Authorities are leading the way and have adopted outdoor smoking policies.

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YOUR GUIDE TO CONSERVATION AREAS IN ONTARIO

Nearly 300 Conservation Areas Just Waiting to be Explored

Step Into Nature at Ontario’s Conservation Areas

Conservation Areas are more than pretty places. Across Ontario you’ll find nearly 300 just waiting to be explored. Ontario’s 36 Conservation Authorities collectively own and operate over 500 Conservation Areas with a total area of more than 150,000 hectares, making Conservation Authorities one of the largest property owners in the Province. Nearly 300 Conservation Areas are accessible to the public. They play an important environmental, educational and recreational role in Ontario, and contribute to the physical and mental well-being of over seven million visitors annually. Hidden within these natural gems are lakes, rivers and streams, wetlands, sand dunes, beaches, waterfalls, caves, forests and natural heritage sites. So, plan your visit and #StepIntoNature!

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Plan Your Visit

Step into nature and plan your visit today.

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Step Into Nature Healthy Hikes

Hit the trails at Conservation Areas.

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