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Conservation Areas

PROVINCEWIDE SHUTDOWN

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, a one month long provincewide shutdown is in effect as of Saturday, April 3, at 12:01 a.m.  To find out what this means please go to this link:

https://www.ontario.ca/page/enhancing-public-health-and-workplace-safety-measures-provincewide-shutdown

PROVINCEWIDE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER   Effective Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:01 a.m.,  requiring everyone to remain at home except for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services (including getting vaccinated), for outdoor exercise , or for work that cannot be done remotely. The Stay-at-home order will last for at least 28 days, which is until May 6. 

OUR CONSERVATION AREAS REMAIN OPEN FOR DAY USE TO THE PUBLIC WITH LIMITED SERVICES/FACILITIES

Outdoor social gatherings must comply with public health advice on physical distancing of at least 2 metres and have no more than 5 people.  Masks are recommended.


  • TRAIL ETIQUETTE:
    – schedule your trail use to avoid times of high use, conservation areas are generally open from 9 a.m. until sunset 7 days a week.
    – maintain your social distance of minimum 2 metres
    – no group interaction
    – maximum outdoor social gatherings 5 people

    – single file activity only
    – wear a mask outdoors if you cannot social distance 2 metres
    – when passing people, step as far to the side as possible and pass on the left
    – expect and respect other users
    – keep all pets on a leash and pick up after your pet
    – remove all your litter and pet litter from the conservation area – there are no garbage cans on site
    – abide by all Conservation Area Regulations

ALL PUBLIC WASHROOMS IN CONSERVATION AREAS ARE CLOSED:
Please note that our public washrooms at Longwoods Road, Big Bend, C.M. Wilson and Sharon Creek Conservation Areas are NOT currently open.

THERE IS NO DRINKING WATER 


 

Conservation Areas Fee Schedule

LTVCA Conservation Area Regulations

Download LTVCA Public Conservation Areas Information

Due to variable physical and bacterial/microbiological conditions affecting surface waters, swimming is not permitted at any of our Conservation Areas.  No Hunting.

Conservation Areas are NOT off-leash dog parks. ALL DOGS AND PETS MUST BE LEASHED. UNLEASHED PETS ARE A FINEABLE OFFENCE. CLEAN-UP AFTER YOUR PET! Section 10.-(2) and (3) Under the Conservation Authorities Act.

 

“I’m Not Sure Where To Visit First!”

Learn what sets our conservation area sites apart,

and the one to make your visit a memorable one!

Here’s what you can enjoy at these Conservation Areas – check them out!  Scroll down through the following activities till you get to something you’d like to do and then click on the conservation areas under that heading.  You will be directed to those conservation areas’ homepages for their features and locations.  For a list of all our conservation areas at a glance scroll to bottom.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

SCHOOL PROGRAMS

kids in woods on field trip

 

HISTORY

Ska-Nah-Doht Village

 

CAMPING

 

GROUP CAMPING

group camping

 

OUTDOOR WEDDINGS / CORPORATE RETREATS & TEAM BUILDING / REUNIONS

outdoor weddings

 

HIKING / BIRDING / PICNICKING / SNOWSHOEING / CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

NO SNOWSHOE RENTAL IN 2021 AT LONGWOODS ROAD CONSERVATION AREA DUE TO PANDEMIC

 

BOAT LAUNCH

 

CANOEING / KAYAKING / PADDLE BOARDING

canoeing

 

FISHING

fishing

 

BICYCLING

cycling

 

MEMORIAL FORESTS

memorial forest

 

List of All LTVCA Conservation Areas