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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
Fort Willow Conservation Area
44.39411, -79.81986

Strategically located as a supply depot during the War of 1812, the Fort Willow area was also actively used for centuries by Aboriginal peoples, the fur trade and French explorers as part of a major transportation route known as the Nine Mile Portage. Wit ...

Address2714 Grenfel Rd, Springwater Twp, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Glencairn Conservation Area
44.30161, -80.02077

Enjoy a few hours at this scenic getaway. The Mad River winds through the conservation area, offering opportunities for fishing.

AddressHogback Road, Glencairn, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking
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
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
Nottawasaga Bluffs Conservation Area
44.34282, -80.21072

Explore the Niagara Escarpment with a hike through the caves, hardwood and coniferous forests and open meadows of the Nottawasaga Bluffs. This 400-acre conservation area offers a full day of exploration and adventure, with breathtaking vistas of the surro ...

AddressSideroad 15 & 16, Collingwood, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Education Interpretive, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
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
Petun Conservation Area
44.44973, -80.30775

Hike through this conservation area at one of the highest elevations on the Niagara Escarpment. It was named for the Aboriginal peoples who inhabited the land during the early 1600s, practicing corn horticulture and taking part in the fur trade. The Bruce ...

Address2 Line, The Blue Mountains, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Hiking, Sports Fields, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Tiffin Centre Conservation Area
44.31708, -79.79901

The Tiffin Centre is a four-season destination for environmental recreation and education. Come for a walk (leashed canine visitors welcome!) or bring your gear and bike, cross-country ski or snowshoe on 17 kilometres of looped trails that meander throug ...

Address8195 Concession Line 8, Utopia, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Tottenham Conservation Area
44.02015, -79.81022

Tottenham Conservation Area consists of a large parkland overlooking a picturesque pond. The large sandy beach and pavilion are ideal for a wide range of summer activities. The park offers camping facilities, fishing, nature trails, and a more secluded pa ...

Address4 Line, Tottenham, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Utopia Conservation Area
44.32426, -79.83619

This 100-acre area is used as passive green space. A portion of the property where the 140-year-old Bell's Gristmill resides is leased to the Friends of Utopia Gristmill & Park for purposes of conservation and restoration.

Address6th Line, Utopia, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Picnic Facilities, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing

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