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H.R. Frink Outdoor Education Centre
44.27669, -77.34506

Local school boards operate the outdoor education centre located at this 138 hectare (341 acres) Conservation Area. Many of the trails begin right at the main parking lot, radiating out into several different directions where hikers can explore a variety ...

Address381 Thrasher Road, Plainfield, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Hamilton to Brantford Rail Trail
43.25615, -79.93192

The HCA and Grand River Conservation Authority jointly own and operate this 32-kilometre multi-use trail which runs from Ewen Road in west Hamilton through the Dundas Valley Conservation Area to Brantford. It is Canada's first fully developed, multi-use i ...

AddressMain St W, Hamilton, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Hiking, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Hazelwood Lake Conservation Area
48.58838, -89.29475

The calm beauty of Hazelwood Lake is the crown jewel of this Conservation Area. Enjoy the trails and amazing views as you explore. The lake offers a fantastic venue for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, and fishing in the summer, and snowshoeing and ice fishi ...

AddressHazelwood Drive, Thunder Bay, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Snowshoeing
Heber Down Conservation Area
43.93214, -78.98773

The Heber Down Conservation Area offers a variety of activities. Group camping, fishing, nature walks, and picnicking are all popular activities that can be carried out just a short distance from home. The natural valley of the Lynde Creek bisects a port ...

AddressCountry Lane Road, Whitby, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Hersey Lake Conservation Area
48.48643, -81.31093

Situated in the beautiful jack pine forests just north of Timmins, the Hersey Lake Conservation Area is a year-round recreational facility. The area offers a variety of outdoor and leisurely activities for everyone to enjoy. A large beach, numerous trails ...

AddressHighway 655, Timmins, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Hiawatha Highlands Conservation Area
46.59190, -84.26033

The Highlands offer magnificent scenery including breathtaking waterfalls and 35 kilometres (22 miles) of nature trails. Hundreds of hectares of forests with creeks, lakes and wetlands create the ideal habitat for more than 70 species of birds and 18 spec ...

Address5th Line, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Hiking, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Hibou Conservation Area
44.61642, -80.90744

The entire family will enjoy the clear, sheltered waters and two natural sandy beaches of Hibou. Picnic facilities and playground equipment help to round out a full day at the beach. There is a nominal parking fee of $3.00 in effect from mid-June to Labou ...

AddressCounty Road 15, Owen Sound, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Swimming Water Sports, 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
Hilton Falls Conservation Area
43.50519, -79.96218

Exploring the enchanted forests of Hilton Falls Conservation Area is a natural treat with more than 30 km of trails boasting some of the best hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing around. The blazing colours of fall are only surpassed by the be ...

Address4985 Campbellville Rd, Milton, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, 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
Hope Mill Conservation Area
44.28414, -78.17406

Restored to its orignal charm and character, the Hope Mill offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience the working of a water-powered sawmill, with operating lumber finishing equipment and an impressive collection of 19th Century woodworking tools. ...

Address3414 Hope Mill Road, Lang, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum
Hurkett Cove Conservation Area
48.82512, -88.48805

A birder's paradise! Hurkett Cove Conservation Area provides some of the best birding in Ontario. Located on Black Bay in the Township of Dorion, this wondrous location has an amazing view of Lake Superior, as well as an amazing trail. Walking along the t ...

AddressBlack Bay Road, Dorion, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Geocache
Imagine the Marsh Conservation Area
44.42525, -78.27594

The Imagine the Marsh Conservation Area, located on Katchewanooka Lake in Lakefield, offers visitors a wonderful opportunity for wetland exploration and appreciation! This keystone property was acquired by Otonabee Conservation in 1996, for the conservati ...

AddressDeyncourt Street, Lakefield, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Dog Walking
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
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
Island Lake Conservation Area
43.92782, -80.08250

Island Lake Conservation Area is home to 807 acres of lake, wetland, forest and meadow in the Towns of Orangeville and Mono. This area plays an important role in protecting the headwaters of the Credit and Nottawasaga Rivers, and provides habitat for an a ...

Address673067 Hurontario Street, Orangeville, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, 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
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
Kortright Centre Conservation Area
43.83108, -79.59081

The Kortright Centre for Conservation is Ontario's premier environmental and renewable energy education and demonstration centre. Situated 10 minutes north of Toronto, on 325 hectares of pristine woodlands, Kortright Centre combines a natural oasis wit ...

Address9550 Pine Valley Drive, Woodbridge, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Geocache, Cross Country Skiing
La Vase Portages Conservation Area
46.30239, -79.38354

This Conservation Area provides an important access to the historic La Vase portage route for voyageurs travelling from the St. Lawrence to the interior of North America. The 11 km La Vase Portages are a series of three portages comprised of eight kilomet ...

AddressHighway 17, North Bay, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Boating, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing

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