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Lake Laurentian Conservation Area
46.45545, -80.94744

The Lake Laurentian Conservation Area is a hidden gem within city limits. Located ten minutes from downtown Sudbury, it is accessible by car, bicycle and also from Laurentian University. The 2,400 acres of protected green space is home to over 23 km of ...

AddressSouth Bay Rd, Sudbury, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Lake Whittaker Conservation Area
42.90887, -80.95573

Visit Lake Whittaker and enjoy some of the best rainbow trout, smallmouth bass and pike fishing in Elgin County. This 26-acre spring fed lake provides a spectacular backdrop for summer activities. A seven kilometre non-surface trail meanders through wetla ...

Address5840 Whittaker Lane, Harrietsville, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking
Laurel Creek Conservation Area
43.49258, -80.56922

Just minutes away from the cities of Waterloo and Kitchener, Laurel Creek Conservation Area provides visitors with a quiet place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Swimming, windsurfing, hiking and bird-watching are popular activities. The conservation area ...

Address625 Westmount Rd, Waterloo, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cross Country Skiing
Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area
46.33777, -79.43293

The Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area boasts a spectacular view of the City of North Bay, Lake Nipissing and the surrounding area. Visitors can hike a number of trails on the 132 acres. Downhill skiers can hit the slopes of Laurentian Ski Hill, inde ...

AddressJaney Ave, North Bay, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Off-road Cycling Trails, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Downhill Skiing
Laurier Woods Conservation Area
46.30726, -79.44382

Located in the heart of North Bay, this 240 area encompasses a provincially significant wetland, rocky outcrops, upland forest and is a sancturary to a broad range of wetland and woodland creatures, including migrating birds. Interpretive trail sites mar ...

AddressBrule St, North Bay, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Hiking, Off-road Cycling Trails, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Limehouse Conservation Area
43.63200, -79.97394

Limehouse Conservation Area is located in Halton Hills and contains 190 acres of spectacular meadows, varied mature forests, limestone crevices and deep fissures on the Niagara Escarpment. Nestled within one of the last old growth forests in Ontario, the ...

Address12169 Fifth Line, Limehouse, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Hiking, Dog Walking
Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area
44.28435, -76.50269

Take advantage of many opportunities for nature appreciation, education and recreation at this 394 hectare site throughout the seasons. There are areas of marsh, field and forest habitat and excellent outdoor recreation facilities. Located just north o ...

Address1641 Perth Road (Division St), Kingston, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Little Trout Bay Conservation Area
48.07292, -89.44920

Little Trout Bay Conservation Area is the LRCA's second boat access to Lake Superior. The area offers a great trail, amazing views, a pavilion with picnic tables and interpretive panels, and a quiet reprieve from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. an ...

AddressLittle Trout Bay Road, Neebing, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache
Long Sault Conservation Area
44.04987, -78.74193

Nestled in the heart of the provincially significant Oak Ridges Moraine, Long Sault Conservation Area is the largest Area owned and managed by Central Lake Ontario Conservation. Once part of the Agreement Forest program operated by the Ontario Ministry o ...

AddressWoodley Road, Bowmanville, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Hiking, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Longwoods Road Conservation Area
42.87484, -81.47628

Featuring Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum. Ska-Nah-Doht is a recreated longhouse village of 1,000 years ago. Find your way through the palisade maze and explore a longhouse. In the Resource Centre, discover the Ska-Nah-Doht museum collection, Native studi ...

Address8348 Longwoods Road, Mount Brydges, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Hiking, Sports Fields, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area
42.88030, -82.18701

This Conservation Area is a nature lovers delight and features a number of wildlife ponds and nature trails. This family campground includes 145 serviced sites, a swimming pool, education centre, playground equipment and much more. The Lorne C. Henderson ...

Address3653 Petrolia Line, Petrolia, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Geocache, Dog Walking
Lynde Shores Conservation Area
43.85481, -78.96705

Established in 1972, the 272-hectare Lynde Shores Conservation Area, together with the adjacent Cranberry West Tract (40 hectares) is well known for its wildlife viewing opportunities. Including both Lynde Creek Marsh and Cranberry Marsh, the Lynde Shore ...

AddressVictoria St W, Whitby, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Geocache
Mac Johnson Wildlife Area
44.62939, -75.73562

Located north of Brockville, just two km from Highway 29, Mac Johnson Wildlife Area includes 532 hectares of wetland, field and forest. The reservoir located on this property is a Class 1 provincially significant wetland with a high diversity of plant and ...

Address4649 Debruge Road, Elizabethtown (Brockville), Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Mill of Kintail Conservation Area
45.24449, -76.25832

The Mill of Kintail is a 154 acre site where you can enjoy day hiking, skiing or snowshoeing on the trails or test your physical abilities at eight different activity locations along the fitness trail. The Mill of Kintail Conservation Area is also ho ...

Address2854 Concession 8, Almonte, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Miller Creek Wildlife Area
44.38666, -78.36167

Home to a provincially significant wetland, this Area is rich with plant and animal life. A viewing platform allows you to take in the wetland from above. Various side trails take you through wooded areas and along the edge of the wetland, making this a g ...

Address7th Line, Bridgenorth, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Hiking, Geocache, Dog Walking, Cross Country Skiing
Minesing Wetlands Conservation Area
44.42172, -79.82334

Witness a unique assemblage of fens, marshes and swamps that support a network of sensitive flora and fauna, some of which are rare or endangered. This wetland of International Significance spans more than 15,000 acres and provides a variety of opportunit ...

AddressGeorge Johnston Rd, Minesing, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Mission Island Marsh
48.37487, -89.21233

Enjoy a scenic view of Thunder Bay’s most majestic landmark, The Sleeping Giant, from the shore of this storied Conservation Area. Once a landfill site, Mission Island Marsh Conservation Area is a true testament to the power of nature. Now home to a netwo ...

Address106th St, Thunder Bay, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Geocache
Morris Island Conservation Area
45.45918, -76.27138

The Morris Island Conservation Area is located along the Ottawa River near the community of Fitzroy Harbour. This 47 hectare site consists of forested woodlands and wetlands that will appeal to nature enthusiasts of all ages. Morris Island Conservation Ar ...

AddressMorris Island Drive, Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Morrison Dam Conservation Area
43.35739, -81.45673

After the construction of the dam in 1959, the Ausable River, east of Exeter was transformed into a lake ecosystem with many recreational opportunities. Visitors enjoy canoeing, fishing, picnicking, birdwatching, hiking on the five-kilometre trail.

Address71100 Morrison Line, Exeter, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Mount Nemo Conservation Area
43.41811, -79.88136

If Mount Nemo Conservation Area sounds inviting and worth discovering it’s because this conservation area has one of the best cliff ecosystems on Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment. Rich green ferns blanket limestone boulders scattered among old growth forests ...

Address5317 Guelph Line, Burlington, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Dog Walking

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