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Albion Hills Conservation Area
Albion Hills Conservation Area is located 40 minutes northwest of Toronto, in the rolling hills of Caledon. Albion Hills conservation area is the outdoor enthusiasts dream. In winter, 27 kilometers of skiing trails are groomed for cross c...
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Ball's Mills Conservation Area
Ball’s Mill is located north of Cobourg in Hamilton Township and consists of 38.1 acres (15.7 ha). The land was acquired on November 6, 1974 and offers both woodland trails and a pond which are great for exploring and spotting wildl...
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Belfountain Conservation Area
Places of Interest There is plenty to see and do at Belfountain. A nature trail spans the river gorge using a suspension bridge and then winds along the steep sides of the Escarpment requiring steady feet and approximately 30 minutes to w...
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Black Creek Pioneer Villiage Conservation Area
Before we had electricity, moving water was the engine that turned the mill wheels of rural Canada, grinding grain into flour and providing a focal point for Ontario’s early communities. With the mill perched at the side of the stream, ...
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Boyd Conservation Area
Boyd Conservation Area, located in the City of Vaughan along the picturesque Humber River Valley, offers wonderful activities and experiences. The steep-sided Humber River Valley and tall trees provide a quiet refuge where you can relax a...
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Bruce's Mill Conservation Area
Conveniently located off Highway 404, Bruce's Mill Conservation Area is a popular destination for residents of the City of Toronto and York Region. Activities and Facts -  10 kilometers of hiking trails -  11 picnic ...
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Christie Lake Conservation Area
While visiting Christie Lake Conservation Area, explore the trails that wind for 10 kilometres through peaceful meadows and towering pine forests.  You will be sure to see a wide range of wildlife that make their home in this 33...
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Cobourg Conservation Area
Cobourg Conservation Area is located on the east side of William Street. The 31.27 acres (12.7 ha) of land was acquired on March 3, 1971. This natural area is maintained by the Town of Cobourg and is perfect for picnics, playing sports an...
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Crawford Lake Conservation Area
The pristine waters of Crawford Lake have drawn people to its shores for hundreds of years. The rare lake, with surrounding boardwalk, is nestled in lush forests atop the stunning Niagara Escarpment where visitors can watch soaring turkey vul...
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Dundas Valley Conservation Area
Dundas Valley Conservation Area is a favourite destination of any outdoor enthusiast.  Current Trail Conditions Trails are now open to all users.  For up-to-the-minute trail updates, please call 905-627-1233. The valley&...
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Elora Cataract Trailway Conservation Area
The Elora Cataract Trailway is owned by the Grand River and Credit Valley Conservation Authorities and is managed by them in cooperation with the Elora Cataract Trailway Association. The 47 kilometre (29 mile) trail links the Grand and Cr...
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Enniskillen Conservation Area
Cedar swamp, open wetlands and bubbling brooks – everything you would expect to find on the south slopes of the provincially significant Oak Ridges Moraine. The 65-hectare Enniskillen Conservation Area is located only a stone’...
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Ganaraska Millennium Conservation Area
This newly developed conservation area located north of Port Hope at County Road 28 and Highway 401 provides residents and visitors with a natural respite in which to walk, picnic and enjoy the natural environment. Various demonstration s...
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Garden Hill Conservation Area
Garden Hill Conservation Area is located in the Municipality of Port Hope (formerly Hope Township) on Ganaraska Road 9. This 53 acres (21.4 ha) of land was the first conservation area owned and managed by Ganaraska Region Conservation Aut...
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Glen Haffy Conservation Area
Glen Haffy Conservation Area's hiking trails and vistas offer some of the most panoramic views in southern Ontario. Home to a trout pond stocked with rainbow trout, Glen Haffy also offers recreational fishers a great way to enjoy a su...
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Heart Lake Conservation Area
Heart Lake Conservation Area takes its name from the spring-fed kettle lake, which is roughly shaped like a heart. Located within the Etobicoke Creek watershed, this park is a popular destination for residents of Peel Region, with more th...
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Heber Down Conservation Area
The Heber Down Conservation Area (284 hectares) offers a variety of activities for the recreation-minded. Group camping, fishing, nature walks, and picnicking are all popular activities that can be carried out just a short distance from h...
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Hilton Falls Conservation Area
Exploring the enchanted forests of Hilton Falls is a natural treat with great hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails. The blazing colours of fall are only surpassed by the beauty of fleeting spring wildflowers or the richness of the gree...
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Indian Line Campground and Conservation Area
With excellent highway and public transit access to all major Toronto-area attractions, Indian Line Campground offers a more urban adventure. Indian Line Campground is an inexpensive alternative to staying in a hotel when visiting Toronto...
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Island Lake Conservation Area
Picturesque Island Lake ConservationArea is located in the rolling hills of Dufferin County in the Towns of Orangeville and Mono, and provides four seasons of recreation. It's332 hectares of lake, wetland, forest and meadows play an i...
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Kelso Conservation Area
The Kelso Conservation Area is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Indulge in a swim at a sandy beach, fish for trout in the glistening lake or get energized with some great downhill skiing. Mountain bikers can test their skills on marked trails...
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Kortright Centre Conservation Area
Situated 10 minutes north of Toronto, on 325 hectares of pristine woodlands, Kortright Centre combines a natural oasis with some of the most leading edge sustainable education programs and events in Canada. The centre hosts 135,000 visito...
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Long Sault Conservation Area
Nestled in the heart of the provincially significant Oak Ridges Moraine, Long Sault Conservation Area is the largest Area owned and managed by the Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority. Once part of the Agreement Forest program oper...
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Lynde Shores Conservation Area
Established in 1972, the 272-hectare Lynde Shores Conservation Area, together with the adjacent Cranberry West Tract (40 hectares) is well known for its wildlife viewing opportunities. Including both Lynde Creek Marsh and Cranberry Marsh,...
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Mount Nemo Conservation Area
If Mount Nemo sounds inviting and worth discovering its because this conservation area has one of the best cliff ecosystems on Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment. Rich green ferns blanket limestone boulders scattered among old growth forests ...
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