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Ainslie Wood Conservation Area
44.630474, -80.869572

Rocky beach, swimming and fishing on the shores of Georgian Bay.

Address359261 Bayshore Road Annan, ON
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Fishing
Albion Hills Conservation Area
43.93520, -79.81970

Albion Hills is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream! This 446-hectare park has it all! Camp - Serviced, Unserviced, Group Sites and Trailer Rentals available. Swim - The Lakeview Splash water-play facility consists of a outdoor lakeside pool, with an intera ...

Address16500 Highway 50, Caledon, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Arran Lake Conservation Area
44.489362, -81.253652

This is a warm water, shallow lake. It is a great spot for fishing with kids. Bring your picnic, fishing rod and tackle and try your hand at bringing in a “big catch”. You can also set out in your boat/kayak/canoe or on a paddle board from the dock.

Address1082 Sideroad 10 South, Allenford, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Fishing
Belwood Lake Conservation Area
43.73288, -80.33249

Belwood Lake was created in 1942 with the construction of the Shand Dam, the first dam in Canada built solely for water control purposes. Conservation area visitors can stand on the top deck of the dam and see the vista of the Grand River valley below. A ...

Address8282 Wellington County Rd 18, Fergus, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling
Binbrook Conservation Area
43.09663, -79.82856

Once a narrow waterway, Lake Niapenco was created in 1971 with the damming of the Welland River, and Binbrook Conservation Area preserved the land around it. Augmenting water flow in the Welland River, the reservoir also sports fish and many waterfowl not ...

Address5050 Harrison Road, Hamilton, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Boyd Conservation Area
43.80951, -79.58573

Located within the headwaters of the Don and Humber Rivers, Boyd Conservation Area gives a unique opportunity to enjoy "nature" in the city. The park is one of the GTA's premier picnic destinations for families and large groups. The steep-sided Humber Riv ...

Address8739 Islington Ave, Vaughan, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Geocache
Brant Conservation Area
43.14364, -80.30916

Brant Conservation Area is nestled in a bend of the Grand River amid the historic communities of Brantford and Brant County, and just a few minutes away from the First Nations territories of the Six Nations and Mississaugas of the New Credit. It makes a g ...

Address119 Jennings Road, Brantford, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling
Bruce's Mill Conservation Area
43.94695, -79.34361

Bruce’s Mill takes its name from a restored water-powered mill located in the conservation area, on a tributary of the Rouge River. In the spring, Bruce’s Mill is home to the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival. Visitors may tour the working sugarbush, take a ...

Address3291 Stouffville Rd, Stouffville, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Sports Fields, Geocache
Byng Island Conservation Area
42.89427, -79.63751

Byng Island Conservation Area offers campers, boaters and day-visitors a chance to explore both the Grand River and Lake Erie. The 190-hectare conservation area encompasses Carolinian forest, reforested farmland, and open space. Located on the lower stret ...

Address4969 Haldimand Rd 20, Dunnville, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails
C.M. Wilson Conservation Area
42.37535, -82.10735

Camp at one of the 100 sites. Many sites are serviced with hydro and water. Picnic tables are available throughout the park and organized groups can book the barn pavilion. Enjoy the new children’s adventure playground, new outdoor classroom, fishing, sai ...

Address21799 Fargo Road, Chatham, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Charlottenburgh Park
45.09399, -74.52908

Located 19 km east of the City of Cornwall, Charlottenburgh Park encompasses a total of 234.7 acres of green space. It features a diverse environment with many types of ecosystems including white pine and spruce plantations, a mixed hardwood forest, Lake ...

AddressCounty Road 2, Summerstown, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Chippawa Creek Conservation Area
42.99295, -79.51522

Chippawa Creek is a splendid example of conservation in action. The NPCA’s resource management practices have fostered an ideal wildlife habitat that offers rare public access to the Welland River. Recreationalists and naturalists alike will enjoy a varie ...

Address84646 Regional Road 45 (Creek Rd) Wainfleet, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Christie Beach Conservation Area
44.592750, -80.514545

Sand beach and swimming on Georgian Bay, picnic pavilion and washroom facilities.

AddressChristie Beach Rd Thornbury, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Fishing
Christie Lake Conservation Area
43.28602, -80.02643

Welcome to Christie Lake Conservation Area, one of the most beautiful lake settings on the Niagara Escarpment. While visiting, explore the trails that wind for 10 kilometres through peaceful meadows and towering pine forests - you'll be sure to see a wide ...

Address1000 Highway 5 West, Dundas, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Cobourg Conservation Area
Elgin Street W

This natural conservation area is maintained by the Town of Cobourg and is perfect for picnics, playing sports and games in the open space or taking a stroll or fishing near the river. Interactive Adventures

ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Picnic Facilities, Fishing, Sports Fields, Dog Walking
Conestogo Lake Conservation Area
43.68361, -80.71245

Conestogo Lake Conservation Area is in the heart of Mennonite country. It is on a y-shaped lake that stretches six kms up each arm. A unique feature of this area is the huge concrete flood control dam and reservoir surrounded by large tracts of forest, gi ...

Address6580 Wellington County Rd 11, Wallenstein, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields
Confederation Beach Park
43.24640, -79.75109

Welcome to Confederation Park, an 93-hectare package of fun and adventure located on the shores of Lake Ontario in Hamilton. Here you'll find some of the area's best food and fun throughout the year. Looking for a great spot for a family or large group pi ...

Address585 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Edenvale Conservation Area
44.45111, -79.90119

This conservation area is a popular destination for canoe and kayakers. Situated on the banks of the Nottawasaga River, it is known locally as the “take out” after a canoe trip through the Minesing Wetlands. People arriving by canoe may camp overnight for ...

AddressHighway 26, Minesing, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Heritage Museum, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Elora Gorge Conservation Area
43.67235, -80.44482

The Elora Gorge is one of the most beautiful and spectacular natural areas in the Grand River valley. The Grand River rushes through the gorge, which has 22-metre high cliffs. Riverside trails (with safety barriers) and scenic overlooks provide hikers wit ...

Address7400 Wellington County Rd 21, Elora, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields
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

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