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Bognor Marsh Conservation Area
44.538586, -80.782109

One of the largest marsh systems in Grey County, this management area encompasses 668 hectares of escarpment upland forests, three major marshes, reforested areas, small springs, 12.9 km of trails, boardwalks, interpretive signs and a viewing tower. Yo ...

Address104277 Grey County Rd 18, Bognor, ON
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, 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
Gannon Narrows Conservation Area
44.472945, -78.455306

Gannon Narrows Conservation Area offers a forested trail along the Trent-Severn Waterway shoreline, with a pond and roadside parking.

AddressCounty Rd 16 Selwyn, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking
Greenock Swamp Conservation Area
44.170736, -81.306905

The Greenock Swamp is southern Ontario's single largest forested wetland at approximately 8,094 hectares (20,000 acres) in size. Saugeen Conservation owns approximately half of this vast wetland, a total of 3,439 hectares. In addition to being a Class ...

Address283 Schmidt Lake Rd, Cargill, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Hiking, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Hepworth Conservation Area
44.628419, -81.116324

Sand trails cut through rolling hardwood and evergreen forests. Trail rating markers on map are for non-winter use only. In Winter, the Sawmill Nordic Centre is part of the Bruce Ski Club. They host nordic skiing and snowshoeing. The trails are packed, ...

Address719998 ON-6 Hepworth, ON
ActivitiesAdmission, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Kemble Mountain Management Area
44.753021, -80.933147

Forested area includes old sugar bush; hiking or skiing trails along old logging roads, rare wild plants; impressive views of Georgian Bay, farmlands and village of Kemble. The Bruce Trail traverses the property.

Address310333 Kemble Rock Rd Wiarton, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Hiking, Snowshoeing
Kinghurst Nature Reserve
44.321243, -80.937805

This 141 hectare forest is owned by Saugeen Conservation and is a very popular spot year-round. There is a 4.6 km trail system present on the property. This property is part of the Singhampton Moraine. The area is characterized by irregular, stoney kno ...

Address175195 Concession Rd 6, Elmwood, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Hiking, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Massie Hills Management Area
44.507536, -80.810168

Massie Hills Management Area is located in the Municipality of Meaford (former Township of Sydenham). There are two entrances, but the best access and parking is found on 6th Concession South along the shoulder of the road in front of the trailhead. Th ...

AddressConcession Rd 6 S Bognor, ON
ActivitiesAdmission, Hiking, Dog Walking, Cross Country Skiing
Old Baldy Conservation Area
44.392438, -80.518364

A 15 minute hike will take you to a breath-taking view overlooking the Beaver Valley. You will being looking down on the backs of soring red-tailed hawks! You can access the Bruce Trail at this Conservation Area.

AddressOld Baldy Access Road, Kimberley, ON
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
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
Rockway Conservation Area
43.122085, -79.316154

Rockway Conservation Area is part of the Niagara Escarpment and offers history and beauty in a remote setting. Hike the trail into the Fifteen Mile Creek valley to experience mature Basswood, Sugar Maple, Black Walnut and Sycamore trees. Two spectacula ...

Address9th Street ES, Lincoln, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Hiking, Geocache, Dog Walking
St Jean Point Nature Reserve
44.827264, -81.313464

Peaceful and tranquil place to hike, property is good for appreciation not recreation.

Address1390 Sunset Dr, Mar, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
The Glen Conservation Area
44.630311, -80.994324

A nature lover's paradise, this property is home to many species of plants and waterfowl.

AddressConcession Rd 10, Shallow Lake, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Thornton Bales Conservation Area
44.02701, -79.51925

Thornton Bales Conservation Area is famous for its steep slopes and rugged beauty. This Area of Natural and Scientific Interest (ANSI) is part of the Oak Ridges Moraine, and has an elevation that drops 54 metres from its southwest corner to its northern b ...

AddressMulock Dr, Newmarket, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Hiking, Dog Walking
Tiffany Falls Conservation Area
43.241095, -79.960175

Tiffany Falls Conservation Area is considered a significant natural area.  Its bedrock exposures are considered an Earth Science Area of Regional Significance.  The central feature of the conservation area is the two waterfalls within it, Tiffany Falls a ...

Address900 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, ON
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Hiking, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Trout Hollow Conservation Area
44.603360, -80.598952

Beautiful light blue Bighead River and remnants of past industries.

Address295 Miller St, Meaford, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
West Rocks Conservation Area
44.564204, -80.956989

Lookouts over Owen Sound and Georgian Bay.

Address712 9th St W Owen Sound, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing

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