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Indian Falls Conservation Area
44.61940, -80.94705

A mini version of Niagara Falls, this 15 metre high waterfall was formed by the erosion of soft Queenston shale beneath hard Manitoulin dolomite.

AddressCounty Road 1, Owen Sound, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Dog Walking
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.

AddressHighway 21, Owen Sound, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
42.04313, -82.51355

One of the premier areas for viewing marsh life, this 850-acre marsh is located on County Rd. 20 in Leamington, just minutes from Point Pelee National Park. It boasts an amazing nature centre and more than 5 kilometres of nature trails that wind through ...

AddressCounty Road 37, Leamington, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Off-road Cycling Trails, Cross Country Skiing
Holiday Beach Conservation Area
42.0419, -83.0373

A great inexpensive family get-away for a day, or pitch a tent for a family vacation or even stay for the season. Over 500 acres on the shore of Lake Erie. More than 90 peaceful, treed campsites including serviced, unserviced and seasonal sites and newly ...

Address6952 County Rd 50, Amherstberg, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Cross Country Skiing
John R. Park Homestead
41.99591, -82.84911

A visit to the John R. Park Homestead and Conservation Area will take you back in time to the 1850s. With a magnificent setting on the shore of Lake Erie, the house and farm buildings of John and Amelia Park are restored to bring the nineteenth century to ...

Address915 County Road 50, Kingsville, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking
Ganaraska Forest Centre
44.07433, -78.50337

The 11,000 acre Ganaraska Forest is one of the largest blocks of forested land in southern Ontario. Today the forest is a living example of how the principles of integrated resource management can be used to balance many different uses of forested lands o ...

Address10585 Cold Springs Camp Rd, Campbellcroft, ON
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Hiking, Off-road Cycling Trails, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Warkworth Conservation Area
44.20187, -77.88749

Located in the heart of the Village of Warkworth, the Conservation Area provides a perfect location for a brief break along Mill Creek. The Mill Pond is a favourite site for painters and photographers particularly with the backrop of fall colours.

AddressCounty Rd 29, Warkworth, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Fishing
Utopia Conservation Area
44.32426, -79.83619

This 100-acre area is used as passive green space. A portion of the property where the 140-year-old Bell's Gristmill resides is leased to the Friends of Utopia Gristmill & Park for purposes of conservation and restoration.

Address6th Line, Utopia, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
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.

AddressHighway 15, Portland, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Picnic Facilities, Fishing, Dog Walking
Guelph Lake Conservation Area
43.60622, -80.25610

There's a lot of room for recreation at this 1,608 hectares ( 3,971 acres) conservation area created with the construction of the Guelph Lake dam in 1974. A newly developed concert area with a unique living roof is on an island in the middle of the lake. ...

Address7743 Conservation Dr, Guelph, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Off-road Cycling Trails
Rockwood Conservation Area
43.61253, -80.14810

Towering limestone cliffs, caves and glacial potholes, including one of the world's largest, are a few of the natural wonders at the Rockwood Conservation Area. You can view them from hiking trails on both sides of the Eramosa River or in a rented canoe. ...

Address161 Fall Street, Rockwood, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling
Shade's Mills Conservation Area
43.38198, -80.28982

Shade's Mills has been called the best-kept secret in Cambridge. Favourite activities in this day-use area include swimming, sport fishing and canoeing. The conservation area has 12 km of hiking trails through a mature hardwood forest that winds along Mi ...

Address450 Avenue Road, Cambridge, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields
Bruce's Caves Conservation Area
44.76965, -81.08046

Bruce's Caves Conservation Area derives its greatest significance from the unique cave formations found along the escarpment face. These caves were formed by the wave action of post-glacial Lake Algonquin, 7,000 to 8,000 years ago. Bruce's Caves Conservat ...

AddressGrey Road 1, Wiarton, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Dog Walking
Inglis Falls Conservation Area
44.52596, -80.93407

The "Must Seen Gem" of the area. This 18 metre high cascade water falls is the most visited in the area. Inglis Falls has something for everyone! A vewing platform, 7.42 km of trails, Bruce Trail access, more than 20 species of ferns, geological pothole ...

AddressInglis Falls Rd, Owen Sound, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Spirit Rock Conservation Area
44.76218, -81.14178

Spirit Rock Conservation Area draws people from afar for its local history, legends and remarkable view of Colpoy's Bay. Encompassing 87 hectares, the site features the historical "Corran" the home of Alexander McNeill, a Federal member of Parliament from ...

AddressHighway 6, Wiarton, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Dog Walking
Saugeen Bluffs Conservation Area
44.34681, -81.30981

Saugeen Bluffs Conservation Area is located along the Saugeen River. It has close to 200 spacious sites located within mature hardwoods. Both seasonal and transient sites available. While there visitors should take a hike up to the scenic look-out overloo ...

Address132 Saugeen Bluffs Rd, Paisley, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Black Creek Pioneer Village
43.77325, -79.51662

Black Creek Pioneer Village is more than a collection of buildings and artifacts. Here, you will become immersed in the lifestyles, customs, and surroundings of early residents who built the foundations for modern Toronto and Ontario at the typical crossr ...

Address1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental
Yarmouth Natural Heritage Area
42.70256, -81.04515

The YNHA, on the Sparta Line just east of the historic village of Sparta, features more than two hundred acres of Carolinian forest, situated around the 24-acre Herb Kebbel Wetland. The hiking trails are illustrated in a free interpretive guide obtained a ...

Address47502 Sparta Line, Central Elgin, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Crawford Lake Conservation Area
43.46988, -79.95070

The pristine waters of Crawford Lake Conservation Area have drawn people to its shores for hundreds of years. The rare meromictic lake, with its surrounding boardwalk, is nestled in lush forests atop the stunning Niagara Escarpment. Visitors can step b ...

Address3115 Conservation Road, Milton, Ontario, L9T 2X3
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Kelso / Glen Eden Conservation Area
43.50534, -79.94513

With the stunning Niagara Escarpment as a backdrop, Kelso Conservation Area in Milton is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Activities span all four seasons, including great downhill skiing, snowboarding, tubing and a learning centre at Glen Eden. Boasting ...

Address5234 Kelso Road, Milton, Ontario, L9T 2X7
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Dog Walking, Downhill Skiing

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