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Crow's Pass Conservation Area
44.03232, -79.03644

Crow's Pass Conservation Area (64 hectares), purchased in 2003 with support from the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, and the Regional Municipality of Durham, was the first acquisition made by CLOCA in the northwe ...

AddressMiddle March Rd, Port Perry, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Education Interpretive, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Dalewood Conservation Area
42.80239, -81.17964

You don't have to travel far to experience some peace and relaxation in a breathtaking setting. Dalewood Conservation Area is located just minutes outside the City of St. Thomas and is encompassed by 25 hectares of provincially significant wetlands. The c ...

Address10518 Dalewood Road, St. Thomas, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Dog Walking
Dundas Valley Conservation Area
43.25459, -79.99372

Welcome to the Dundas Valley Conservation Area - a favourite destination of any outdoor enthusiast. The valley's 1,200 hectares of Carolinian forests, fields, cold-water streams and stunning geological formations are home to an array of rare plants, birds ...

Address650 Governors Road, Dundas, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Eau Claire Gorge Conservation Area
46.26432, -78.90960

The most spectacular scenic feature is the Gorge itself, where the Amable du Fond flows between steep rock walls in a dramatic series of rapids and waterfalls. Below the Gorge the river widens and winds its way through a cluster of islands before flowing ...

AddressHighway 630, Calvin, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Elora Cataract Trailway
43.81736, -80.02630

Elora Cataract Trailway follows a 47 km former Canadian Pacific rail corridor that runs between Elora and Cataract with access points in Hillsburgh and Erin. Walkers, cyclists and cross-country skiers enjoy the scenic countryside from Elora in the Grand R ...

AddressCataract Rd, Caledon, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Hiking, Cycling, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Enniskillen Conservation Area
44.00171, -78.77697

Enniskillen Conservation Area is located a stone’s throw away from the small village of Enniskillen and offers a small network of trails through beautiful coniferous forest. The 3 km trail network includes numerous sections of boardwalk that cross an uppe ...

AddressHolt Road, Bowmanville, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Epping - John Muir Lookout
44.461356, -80.555050

Epping-John Muir Lookout is a popular spot to stop and take in the view of the beautiful Beaver Valley located on Grey Road 7, just north of Kimberly. The property is 4.8 hectares (12 acres) in size and offers a breathtaking view looking easterly down t ...

Address196241 Grey County Road 7, Meaford, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Eramosa Karst Conservation Area
43.187088, -79.811726

The Eramosa Karst is the Hamilton Conservation Authority's newest conservation area. It is located in the southwestern section of the Stoney Creek area of Hamilton. Karsts are geological formations including underground drainage, caves and passages cause ...

AddressUpper Mount Albion Road, Stoney Creek, ON
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Eugenia Falls Conservation Area
44.31347, -80.52469

The tallest water falls in the area. A 30 metre drop into the Beaver Valley, Eugenia Falls was the first "Fools Gold" rush in this area. It later became the location of five mills and a small private electric plant. Today, the water flow is regulated ...

AddressCounty Road 13, Eugenia, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Dog Walking
Falls Reserve Conservation Area
43.71792, -81.63202

Falls Reserve is a 230 acre property that is nearly enclosed by the Maitland River. It features terrific views of cascading waterfalls and limestone cliffs. Over thousands of years the river has carved its way through the rock leaving behind the rugged l ...

AddressCounty Rd 31, Benmiller, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Off-road Cycling Trails, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Fanshawe Conservation Area
43.03745, -81.18360

Come witness the seasons change at Fanshawe Conservation Area, as we have something for everyone. April to October you can make Fanshawe home on one of our seasonal campsites, or simply enjoy the privacy of an overnight campsite. Take time to fish for Bas ...

Address1424 Clarke Rd, London, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Dog Walking
Foley Mountain Conservation Area
44.68667, -76.39800

High atop a granite ridge overlooking the historic Upper Rideau waterway and the Village of Westport, is Foley Mountain. Foley is famous for its dynamic, hands-on environmental education programs for schools and youth groups, as well as summer day camps a ...

Address105 Perth Road North, Westport, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Fort Willow Conservation Area
44.39411, -79.81986

Strategically located as a supply depot during the War of 1812, the Fort Willow area was also actively used for centuries by Aboriginal peoples, the fur trade and French explorers as part of a major transportation route known as the Nine Mile Portage. Wit ...

Address2714 Grenfel Rd, Springwater Twp, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
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
Ganaraska Millenium Conservation Area
43.97439, -78.28774

The newest conservation area in the Ganaraska watershed, located behind the Authority administrative office in Port Hope, provides residents and visitors with a natural respite in which to walk, picnic and enjoy the natural environment. Approximately two ...

Address2216 County Road 28, Port Hope, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking
Gillies Lake Conservation Area
48.47827, -81.32106

The Gillies Lake Conservation Area is home to the most popular walking trail in the City of Timmins. It features a boardwalk, numerous storyboard boards describing the natural history of the area, wildlife viewing opportunities and a 2.5 km lit walking tr ...

Address100 Lakeshore Road, Timmins, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Dog Walking
Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area
44.12864, -77.81848

Nestled in the scenic, rolling hills of Northumberland County, Goodrich-Loomis offers some of the most scenic natural beauty found in the Quinte area. Climb up the Esker Trail and take in the scenic view. Try flyfishing on Cold Creek. Take the family on a ...

Address1331 Pinewood School Road, Brighton, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Off-road Cycling Trails, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Gould Lake Conservation Area
44.44605, -76.59259

Gould Lake Conservation Area is 589 hectares of wilderness located in the Canadian Shield. It is a day use area with 20 km of beautiful trails crossing rolling and rugged terrain along the lake. Picnic tables and privies are available adjacent to the beac ...

Address1540 Gould Lake Rd, Sydenham, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Gray's Creek & Marina Complex
45.03446, -74.66515

Located east of Cornwall, Grays' Creek Conservation Area & Marina Complex offers over 43 hectares of natural landscape including five kilometres of meandering trails that are open year round. Explore the trails and watch for the variety of animals, songbi ...

Address18045 County Road 2, Cornwall, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
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

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