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Conservation Area Trails

Conservation Authorities and Conservation Areas protect Ontario's wetlands. In these areas some hiking, cycling and other trail activities are allowed. 

This page highlights these areas. Many provide access to wetlands and other natural attractions, which allow many people to see and learn about Ontario's geology and ecosystems.

Always check with the land management authority before using these trails.


NAME REGION CLOSEST TOWN LENGTH
Albion Hills Conservation - Red Trail York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Cedar Mills 9 km
Allan Park Conservation Area Bruce, Grey, Simcoe Hanover 16 KM
Archie Coulter Conservation Area Trails Southwest Ontario Lyn 4 km
Ball's Falls Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada St. Catharines 10 km
Beamer Memorial Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada Grimsby 10 km
Belwood Lake Park Trails Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington Fergus 3.3 km
Big O Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Chatham 11 acres
Binbrook Conservation Area Trail Hamilton, Halton and Brant Blackheath 5 Trails - 1 km, 2 km
Blue Flag Trail - Warwick Conservation Southwest Ontario Warwick 2 km
Boyd Conservation Area Trail York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Vaughan 3 km
Brant Park Trails Hamilton, Halton and Brant Brantford 20 km
Bruce's Caves Conservation Area Trail Bruce, Grey, Simcoe Wiarton 1 km
Bruce's Mill Conservation Area Trails York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Markham 10.3 km
Byng Island Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Dunnville 1 km
Cedar Creek Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Essex 5 km Water Trail
Cedar Trail – Coldstream Conservation Area Southwest Ontario Coldstream 0.9 km
Charles Sauriol Conservation Reserve Trail Greater Toronto Area Toronto 3.9 km
Chippawa Creek Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada Wellandport 148 hectare
Christie Lake Conservation Area Trails Hamilton, Halton and Brant Ancaster 10 km
Clark Wright Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Strathroy 3 km
Clinton Conservation Trail Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington Clinton 2 km
C.M. Wilson Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Chatham 30 hectare
Conestogo Lake Conservation Area Trail Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington Drayton 30 km
Crane Conservation Area Trails Southwest Ontario Southwold 3 hectare
Crawford Lake Conservation Area Trails Hamilton, Halton and Brant Milton 3.2 km
Dan Patterson Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario St. Thomas 2 km
Delaware Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Delaware 2.5 km
Devonwood Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Essex 4.5 km
Dutton-Dunwich Conservation Area Trails Southwest Ontario Dutton 2.3 acres
Ekrid Forest Conservation Area Trails Southwest Ontario Lewis Corners 102 acres
Embro Pond Conservation Trail Southwest Ontario Embro 2.4 km
Enniskillen Conservation York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Enniskillen 3 KM
Essex Region Conservation Authority Southwest Ontario Essex 20km
Eugenia Falls Conservation Trail Bruce, Grey, Simcoe Thornbury 1 km
Falls Reserve Conservation Area Trails Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington Goderich 3 KM
Fanshawe Conservation Area Trails Southwest Ontario London 30km
Fifty Point Conservation Area Trail Hamilton, Halton and Brant Winona 10 km
Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area Kawarthas and Northumberland Orland 10km
Gravel Pit Trail – Coldstream Conservation Southwest Ontario Coldstream 2.3 km
Greenwood Conservation Area York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Ajax 2 KM
Haldimand Conservation Area Trail Northeastern Ontario Selkirk 140 acres
Heber Down Conservation Area York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Whitby 1-5 KM
Hillman Marsh Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Wheatley 4.5 km
Holiday Beach Conservation Area Thicket Trail Southwest Ontario Amherstburg 2 km
Indian Falls Conservation Area Trail Bruce, Grey, Simcoe Owen Sound 1 km
Inglis Falls Conservation Area Trail Bruce, Grey, Simcoe Owen Sound 7.5 km
Kelso Conservation Trails Hamilton, Halton and Brant Milton 22 km
Kopegaron Woods Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Leamington 1 km
Lakehead Region Conservation Authority Northwest Ontario Thunder Bay 5 KM
Lake Laurentian Conservation Area Northeastern Ontario Sudbury 23 KM
Laurel Creek Conservation Area Trail Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington Waterloo 8 km
Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area Northeastern Ontario North Bay 7 km
Lemoine Point Conservation Area South Eastern Ontario Kingston 5 km
Lighthouse Conservation Area Trails Southwest Ontario Jeanettes Creek
Long Beach Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada Willow Bay 20 km
Long Sault Conservation Area York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Port Perry 18 KM
Lynde Shores Conservation Area York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Whitby 2.5 KM
Maindstone Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Pleasant Park 2.0 km
McAuliffe Woods Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Tecumseh 1 km
McCrae Lake Conservation Trail Muskoka, Parry Sound and Algonquin Park Parry Sound 2.8 km
McGeachy Pond Conservation Area Trails Southwest Ontario Erie Beach 15 hectare
McKeough Conservation Area Southwest Ontario Wallaceburg 3 km
Miller Sanctuary Conservation Trails Southwest Ontario Chatham 2.2 hectare
Mill Stream Conservation Area Trails Southwest Ontario Delaware 10 hectare
Milne Dam Conservation Park Trail York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Markham 2.3 km
Morgan's Point Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada Morgan's Point 5 km
Morrison Dam Conservation Area Trail Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington Exeter 5 km Loop
Mosa Forest Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Newbury 119.8 hectare
Mountainview Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada Beamsville 61 acres
Mount Nemo Conservation Area Loop Hamilton, Halton and Brant Burlington 4.6 km
Mud Lake Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada Welland 114 acres
Nature Trail - Island Lake Conservation Area York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Orangeville 5 km
Norfolk Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Port Ryerse 46 acres
Old Baldy Conservation Area Trail Bruce, Grey, Simcoe Eugenia 1 km
Parkhill Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario North Middlesex 800 hectares
Petit Cote Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario LaSalle 0.5 km
Petun Conservation Area Trail Bruce, Grey, Simcoe Shelburne 3.9 km
Pinehurst Lake Conservation Trails Hamilton, Halton and Brant Paris 8 km (Hiking), 13 km (Cycling), 12km Xsking
Pottawatomi Conservation Area Trail Bruce, Grey, Simcoe Owen Sound 3 km
Proctor Park Conservation Area Kawarthas and Northumberland Brighton 10km
Purple Woods Conservation Area York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Scugog 2 KM
Rockway Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada Rockway 312 acres
Rockwood Conservation Area Trails Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington Rockwood 3 km
Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area Trails York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Newmarket 68.3 hectares
Rowsom's Tilbury Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Tilbury 25 hectare
Selwyn Conservation Area Trail Kawarthas and Northumberland Lakefield 29 hectare property
Seymour Conservation Area Trail Kawarthas and Northumberland Campbellford 6.5 KM
Shade's Mills Conservation Trails Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington Cambridge 14 km
Sharon Creek Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Delaware 47.6 hectare
Sinclair's Bush Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Bleinheim 46 hectare
Stevensville Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada Stevensville 122 acres
Stone Road Alvar Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Point Pelee 42 hectares
Stoney Island Conservation Area Bruce, Grey, Simcoe Hanover 8 km
Sugar Bush Trail - Mountsberg Conservation Hamilton, Halton and Brant Campbellville 1.5 km
Pines Trail - North Bay Mattawa Conservation Northeastern Ontario Powassan 4.5 km
Tremblay Beach Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Stoney Point 1 km
Two Creeks Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Wheatley 33 hectare
Utopia Conservation Trails Bruce, Grey, Simcoe Utopia 100 acres
Virgil Dams Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada Virgil 123 acres
Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area Trail Niagara Canada Wainfleet 447 acres
Walter Devereux Conservation Area Trail Southwest Ontario Chatham 35 hectare
Warsaw Caves Conservation Area Trails Kawarthas and Northumberland Warsaw 13 km
Wawanosh Valley Conservation Area Trail Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington Belgrave 3 km
W.E. Burton Conservation Area Trail Ottawa and Countryside Russell 3 km
Whitchurch Conservation Trails York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters Newmarket 1.2 km
Wildwood Conservation Area Lake Trail Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington St. Marys 22 km
Woodend Conservation Area Niagara Canada St. Catharines 1.5 km
J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area Trail Ottawa and Countryside Russell 3 km
St. Clair National Wildlife Conservation Area Southwest Ontario Dover 3