Cobourg Conservation Area
Located on the east side of William Street, this 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 and games in the open space or taking a stroll or fishing near the river.
Garden Hill Conservation Area
Located in the Municipality of Port Hope (formerly Hope Township) on Ganaraska Road 9, these 53 acres (21.4 ha) of land was the first conservation area owned and managed by Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority and was acquired on June 3, 1956. This site offers a beautiful pond, where you can spot many different species of birds and other wildlife and is a great place for a picnic.
Rice Lake Conservation Area
Located east of Bewdley in Hamilton Township, this 181.91 acre (73.6 ha) piece of wetland was acquired on April 28, 1972. There is plenty of space and beautiful spots to explore in this passive and naturalized area to enjoy your favorite activities such as photography, fishing, nature study, bird watching and discovering wildlife in various habitats.
Ball’s Mill 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 - great for exploring and spotting wildlife. You can walk, fish or relax near the dam, pond or stream.