Wildwood Conservation Area is located 1 km west of the City of Stratford, and 7 km east of from the Town of St. Marys. Wildwood's 1400 hectares of land and the large reservoir attract approximat=ly 150,000 visitors each year. The park was created when Wildwood Dam and reservoir were completed in 1965.
Wildwood CA is open 24 hours/day from April 25 to October 19, 2008. Outside of this season, the park is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closed on statutory holidays. Four marked trails totalling 20 km in length. The Lake Trail is the longest at 7 km each way. The three trails in the Dr. R.S. Murray Forest are designated by colour. The Blue Trail is a self-guided interpretive trail. Maps are available at the gatehouse.
Directions: From Highway 401 take Exit 218 (County Road 119) to Ingersoll 20 Go north through Ingersoll, and continue on County Road 119 At Highway 7/19 turn east (right) The entrance road to Wildwood CA is on the south (right) side of the highway Information provided by the Upper thames River Conservation website.
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