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Baxter Conservation Area
45.10004, -75.62469

Situated on 80 hectares along the shores of the Rideau River, Baxter is a beautiful example of river floodplain. Explore, year-round, the mixed hardwood forests, meadows and wetlands over the 5Km of trails and visit the unique Filmore Park Nut Grove with ...

Address7498 Carter Rd, Kars, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Chapman Mills Conservation Area
45.27938, -75.70292

Enjoy a stroll through some of the Rideau River's most sensitive and beautiful habitats. Lookouts, walkways and boardwalks lead visitors through natural shoreline, wetlands and floodplain areas that are unique in the City of Ottawa. Learn about the ecolog ...

Address243 Winding Way, Ottawa, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking
Foley Mountain Conservation Area
44.68667, -76.39800

High atop a granite ridge overlooking the historic Upper Rideau waterway and the Village of Westport, is Foley Mountain. Foley is famous for its dynamic, hands-on environmental education programs for schools and youth groups, as well as summer day camps a ...

Address105 Perth Road North, Westport, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Handicapped Access, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Camping, Swimming Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Geocache, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
Meisel Woods Conservation Area
44.72376, -76.62514

Meisel Woods is the Rideau Valley's newest developed Conservation Area. Opened in October, 2003, this 65 Hectare property is an excellent example of Pre-Cambrian Shield land. It is a forested area with animals, plants and landscape typical of the headwate ...

AddressNorth Anderson Road, Crow Lake, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Hiking, Dog Walking, Snowshoeing
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
Perth Wildlife Reserve
44.88893, -76.20349

Located on the Tay Marsh, this watery environment nurtures a variety of diverse plant and animal species. Deer, ducks, Canada geese, rabbits, bluebirds and wild turkeys are examples of some of the wildlife that are found in this 257 Hectare reserve. A tri ...

Address100 Wildlife Road, Perth, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Picnic Facilities, Hiking, Geocache, Snowshoeing
Portland Bay Conservation Area
44.70175, -76.18322

A simple lakeside picnic area along Highway 15 in Portland. Stop for an enjoyable picnic and enjoy the view onto Big Rideau Lake.

AddressHighway 15, Portland, Ontario
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Education Interpretive, Picnic Facilities, Fishing, Dog Walking
Richmond Conservation Area
45.189899, -75.830508

A wonderful waterfront picnic area with a dock to launch canoes and kayaks for a quiet trip on the Jock River.

Address63 Royal York St, Richmond, ON
ActivitiesFree Admission, Lake River Reservoir, Boating, Fishing, Dog Walking
Rideau Ferry Yacht Club
44.85842, -76.13483

Bask on the beach and listen as the water laps onto the shore at the Rideau Ferry Conservation Area. The former Rideau Ferry Yacht Club donated this 10 acre shoreline property located at Rideau Ferry to RVCA in 1976 for the purpose of providing a public d ...

AddressCounty Road 1, Rideau Ferry, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Facilities Rental, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Swimming Water Sports, Fishing, Dog Walking
W.A. Taylor Conservation Area
45.13335, -75.63316

Launch your boat and cast a line for one of the Rideau River's local bass, perch, pickerel, panfish or musky. Catch and release is encouraged. W. Taylor is also a wonderful spot to enjoy a quiet picnic and stroll along the short wooded trail.

AddressRegional Road 19, Osgoode, Ontario
ActivitiesAdmission, Lake River Reservoir, Picnic Facilities, Boating, Hiking, Fishing, Dog Walking

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