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Mattawa Island Conservation Area
46.31546, -78.71035

Mattawa Island is located in the historic setting of the town of Mattawa. Nestled near the mouth of the Mattawa River and accessible by road, the island features a variety of family friendly activities. The island provides a beach, picnic facilities, a sw ...

AddressBissett Street, Mattawa, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Heritage Museum, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Dog Walking
McGeachie Conservation Area
44.83641, -77.67538

McGeachie Conservation Area is located in Hastings County on beautiful Steenburg Lake and has 358 acres of land. This land was donated by Jack and Ethel McGeachie in 1994. McGeachie Conservation Area has many new, well maintained walking trails throughout ...

AddressNorth Steenburg Lake Rd, Madoc, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
McGeachy Pond Conservation Area
42.26280, -81.94036

Located on the north shore of Lake Erie, McGeachy Pond is a Provincially Significant Wetland, and an Area of Natural and Scientific Interest. Enjoy viewing the Monarch Butterfly fall migration along this lakeshore habitat. There is an observation platform ...

AddressErieau Road, Erieau, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Meadowvale Conservation Area
43.62137, -79.73461

Meadowvale Conservation Area is nestled in historic Old Meadowvale Village on 179 acres in the City of Mississauga. Stroll through the flood plain along the Credit River and watch for glimpses of rare and native plants, as well as bird, mammal and amphibi ...

Address1255 Old Derry Road, Mississauga, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Dog Walking
Mill Pond Conservation Area
44.77090, -76.17933

Welcome to Mill Pond. Peaceful and serene, Mill Pond has 6Km of forested trails. Hike through the area and stop for a picnic in the sugar bush or the covered picnic shelter. For those who like to canoe, the accessible canoe launch provides opportunities f ...

AddressBriton-Houghton Bay Rd, Rideau Lakes, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Mill Stream Conservation Area
22035 Gibson Road

Mill Stream has a small toboggan hill, picnic shelter, limited nature trail for fishing along the Mill Stream, hiking, and birdwatching. The Carolinian Forest and ravine system habitat supports abundant wildlife and is a natural corridor link to Longwoods ...

ActivitiesFree Admission, Picnic Facilities
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
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
Mountsberg Conservation Area
43.46335, -80.02477

The extensive wetlands of the Mountsberg Conservation Area are a birdwatcher's paradise. Waterfowl and shorebirds clamber about a misty lake while hundreds of warblers flit through forest and meadow. Nature radiates at this scenic conservation area, which ...

Address2259 Milburough Line, Campbellville, Ontario, L0P 1B0
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Mud Lake Conservation Area
42.92950, -79.25478

Located in Port Colborne beside the Old Welland Canal, Mud Lake is a conservation area dedicated to the preservation of vegetation and wildlife. Encompassing over 60 hectares of wetland and 54 hectares of field and woodland, Mud Lake offers nature trails, ...

Address102 Elm St. North, Port Colborne, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Naftel's Creek Conservation Area
43.66946, -81.70509

This Conservation Area is a scenic retreat that features terrific walking trails through a variety of habitats. Explore plantations, mixed deciduous forests, and cedar lowlands. In winter the site is used extensively for cross county skiing. Naftel's Cree ...

AddressHighway 21, Goderich, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
New Lowell Conservation Area
44.35239, -79.97345

New Lowell offers a beautifully kept seasonal campground and a day-use park. The large wooded sites have hydro and water, two clean sandy beaches, and a large reservoir for fishing, paddleboating or canoeing.   Managed by Jane and Ann Kidd, the campgrou ...

Address2894 Hogback Rd., New Lowell, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking
Oak Valley Pioneer Park
45.00438, -75.37047

The four hectare park sits on the north branch channel, which divides the former Bigford farm. The site is owned by South Nation Conservation (SNC). The east part of the site was planted with pine trees by SNC, and under planted with Walnuts as well as ot ...

AddressBaldwin Rd, South Mountain, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Picnic Facilities, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Dog Walking
Osprey Wetlands Conservation Area
44.28271, -80.25688

Best seen by snowshoe in the winter months, this wetland spans 6,500 acres, 700 of which are owned and managed by the NVCA. There is a diverse array of wildlife habitat including an unique esker (long winding ridge of sand and gravel) surrounded by pocket ...

AddressCentre Line, Shelburne, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Papineau Lake Conservation Area
46.19633, -78.71588

A boat launching ramp provides boaters and anglers with access to Papineau Lake, known for its lake trout.

AddressPapineau Lake Rd, Papineau, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Fishing
Parkhill Conservation Area
43.16229, -81.65842

Each season brings something new along the nature trails at Parkhill Conservation Area. The 800-hectare conservation area is the result of efforts to control serious flooding and soil erosion problems downstream. The Parkhill Dam and reservoir were constr ...

Address32910 Centre Road, Parkhill, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Parrott's Bay Conservation Area
44.22306, -76.69636

Parrott's Bay is the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority's newest conservation area. It has 117 hectares (289 acres) of woods and wetlands with beautiful waterfront views. Parrott's Bay is a great place to get out and enjoy nature. There are more than ...

Address4977 Bath Road, Amherstview, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Peasemarsh Nature Reserve
44.547749, -80.423754

Sand beach and swimming on Georgian Bay, interpretive hiking trails and spring wildflowers.

Address208462 ON-26 Clarksburg, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Snowshoeing
Petticoat Creek Conservation Area
43.80372, -79.11234

Petticoat Creek Conservation area is located on the north shore of Lake Ontario, at the mouth of Petticoat Creek in Pickering. Visitors can enjoy incredible views of Lake Ontario from the top of the bluffs. The conservation area features a variety of act ...

Address1100 Whites Rd, Pickering, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache

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