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Conservation Areas

Ontario Conservation Areas

Ontario’s more than 270 Conservation Areas are just steps away from your front door and offer unique outdoor experiences to millions of visitors each year!

Conservation Areas are natural lands that are owned and managed by Ontario’s 36 Conservation Authorities. Hidden within these natural gems are lakes, rivers, and streams as well as wetlands, sand dunes, beaches, waterfalls, caves, and forests- just waiting to be explored.

For more information on Conservation Areas in Ontario, visit: http://www.ontarioconservationareas.ca

Use this website to find a conservation area near you, search for events, find out which areas offer your favourite recreation activities, and read stories about some of the best green spaces.