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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
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
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
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
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
Elora Quarry Conservation Area
43.69058, -80.41548

The centre of attraction at this Conservation Area is the "old swimming hole", a 0.8 hectare (two acre) former limestone quarry encircled by sheer cliffs up to 12 metres (40 feet) high. Elora Quarry did not become a conservation area until 1976, but it wa ...

Address319 Wellington County Rd 18, Elora, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Picnic Facilities, Swimming Water Sports, Fishing
Guelph Lake Conservation Area
43.60622, -80.25610

There's a lot of room for recreation at this 1,608 hectares ( 3,971 acres) conservation area created with the construction of the Guelph Lake dam in 1974. A newly developed concert area with a unique living roof is on an island in the middle of the lake. ...

Address7743 Conservation Dr, Guelph, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Off-road Cycling Trails
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
Luther Marsh Conservation Area
43.96180, -80.40017

The Luther Marsh Wildlife Management Area is more than a significant reservoir at the headwaters of the Grand River watershed. Luther offers a home to birds and wildlife as the natural landscape is restored to maintain different habitats for flora and fau ...

AddressEast Luther Sideroad 21 & 22, Grand Valley, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Cycling, Off-road Cycling Trails, Snowshoeing
Pinehurst Lake Conservation Area
43.26751, -80.39365

Pinehurst Lake is a nine-hectare (23-acre) kettle lake formed by a single piece of ice. The lake has a sandy beach and is surround by mature Carolinian forest. During the summer months (May-October) Pinehurst Lake is transformed into a summer playground o ...

Address468 Pinehurst Rd, Ayr, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing
Rockwood Conservation Area
43.61253, -80.14810

Towering limestone cliffs, caves and glacial potholes, including one of the world's largest, are a few of the natural wonders at the Rockwood Conservation Area. You can view them from hiking trails on both sides of the Eramosa River or in a rented canoe. ...

Address161 Fall Street, Rockwood, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Heritage Museum, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields, Cycling
Shade's Mills Conservation Area
43.38198, -80.28982

Shade's Mills has been called the best-kept secret in Cambridge. Favourite activities in this day-use area include swimming, sport fishing and canoeing. The conservation area has 12 km of hiking trails through a mature hardwood forest that winds along Mi ...

Address450 Avenue Road, Cambridge, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Equipment Rentals, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Sports Fields

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