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Gated Conservation Areas

Balls Falls Conservation AreaTake QEW Niagara
Exit 57 (Victoria Ave./Regional Road 24, Vineland)
Turn Right onto the South Service Road
At Lights Turn Left onto Victoria Ave/Regional Road 24
Proceed through Vineland.
Turn Left onto 6th Ave
Entrance to the park is on the right hand side of 6 th Ave.

Chippawa Creek Conservation Area
Exit 57 (Victoria Avenue, Vineland).
Travel south on Regional Road 24 for 16km to stoplight at Hwy 20.
Turn right, travel west 10 km to stop sign at Bismarck.
Turn Left (south) onto Region Road #27 (Wellandport Road) for 4 km to Wellandport.
Continue through stoplights in Wellandport, cross the Welland River and keep right at "Y" immediately after the bridge.
Take the first right(west) after "y" onto Regional Road #45 at the intersection of Welland port Chtian School.
Follow regional Road #45 2.5 km to park entrance.

Long Beach Conservation Area
From the QEW Exit 57 (Victoria Avenue, Vineland/Regional Road 24). Travel 23km South on Regional Road #24 to Chambers Corners. Continue straight for 8 km, road becomes "King's Hwy #3. At "tee" in road (stop sign), turn right; go 1 km west on regional road #3. Turn at the first left: Road is known locally at "Station Rd", but remains Regional Road #3. Drive 3km to the stop sign and trun right (west). This road is known as "Lakeshore Rd", but also remains Regional Road #3. Continue along Lakeshore Road 4.5 km to park entrance.

Binbrook Conservation Area
From Toronto follow the QEW Niagara to Stoney Creek
Exit 88 Centennial Parkway (Hwy 20)
Travel South along Hwy 20 to Hwy 56 through Binbrook
Turn Right (west) onto Kirk Rd.
Then Left (south) onto Harrison Rd
Follow Harrison Rd to Park Entrance.

Escarpment Conservation Areas

Cave Springs Conservation Area
Open by appointment only.

St. Johns Conservation Area
From the QEW exit 57 at Victoria Ave./Regional Road 24 in Vineland
Travel along Regional Road 24 South to Hwy 20.
Turn Left (east) onto Hwy 20.
In Fonthill turn Left (north) onto Pelham St.
Turn Right (east) onto Hollow Rd.
Follow Hollow Road through the "s" bends to Barron Road.
Follow signage to site entrance on Barron Road.

Rockway Conservation Area
From the QEW take the QEW to Seventh Street Louth.
Travel south along Seventh Street Louth to Hwy 81.
Turn right on Highway 81
Left onto Ninth Street.
Entrance and parking for Conservation Area on left hand side.

Louth Conservation Area
Exit the QEW at Exit 55 (Jordan Road).
Take Jordan Road south.
Turn Left (East) onto Regional Road 81.
Turn Right (South) onto Seventeenth Street.
Turn Left onto Staff Road.
Entrance to Conservation Area on Left.

Mountainview Conservation Area
Follow the QEW to Exit 64 (Ontario Street in Beamsville).
Travel south along Ontario Street
Turn right on King Street (Highway 81).
Turn left onto Mountainview Road.
Entrance to Conservation Area on right

Beamer Memorial Conservation Area
Travel along the QEW Niagara
Take exit 71 (Christie St.) in Grimsby
Travel south along Christie street (it turns into Mountain Rd at Regional Road 81)
Follow Mountain Road South up to the top of the escarpment.
Turn Right (west) onto Ridge Rd
Turn Right (north) onto Quarry Rd.
Park Entrance in on Quarry Rd.

Woodend Conservation Area
Exit 38 at Glendale Ave. Travel west along Glendale Ave to Taylor Road (Niagara College Campus is on the Left). Turn Left (south) onto Taylor Road and follow to Woodend Conservation Area Entrance on Left.

Woolverton Conservation Area
Exit the QEW at Exit 74 Casablanca Blvd.
Travel South along Casablanca Blvd to Main Street/Regional Road 81
Turn Left (east) onto Main Street
Turn Right (south) onto Woolverton Road
Entrance to the Area is on the Right at the Bruce Trail entrance.

Passive Conservation Areas

Canborough Conservation Area
Take Hwy 20 west towards Hamilton
Turn Left (south) on Hwy 24 (Victoria Ave)
Turn Right (West) onto Regional Road 63 (Canboro Rd)
Follow Regional Road 63 through Wellandport and Port Davidson
Turn Right (south) onto Regional Road 14 (Smithville rd.)
Canborough Conservation Area is located on the Welland River behind the Canborough Community Centre

E.C. Brown Conservation Area
From the QEW exit 57 (Victoria Ave./Regional Road 24, Vineland)
Turn Right onto the South Service Road
At Lights Turn Left onto Victoria Ave/Regional Road 24
Follow Victoria Ave to River Road
Turn Left (East) onto River Road
EC Brown is on your Right hand side.

Gainsborough Conservation Area

Oswego Creek Conservation Area
At present this is not a publicly accessed site.
 
Port Davidson Conservation Area
Exit 57 at Victoria Ave./ Regional Road 24 Vineland
Turn right onto service road and left onto Victoria Ave at the traffic lights.
Follow Victoria Ave to Regional Road 63. Turn Right (west) onto Regional Road 63. Follow Regional Road 63 to Port Davidson. Turn Right (north) onto South Chippawa Road. Port Davidson Conservation Area is on the left hand side of the road.

Stevensville Conservation Area
Exit the QEW to Exit 16, Sodom Road (regional Road #116).
Travel South along Sodom Road to Main St.
Turn Right (west) onto Main St.
Proceed along Main Street to park entrance.

United Empire Loyalists Conservation Area
Exit the QEW to Exit 16, Sodom Road (regional Road #116).
Travel South along Sodom Road to Main St.
Turn Right (west) onto Main St.
Proceed along Main Street to park entrance.

Virgil Conservation Area Exit 38 at Glendale Ave, Regional Road 89
At traffic light turn right onto Glendale Ave.
At next set of traffic light turn onto Regional Road 81 (York Rd)
Follow Regional Road 81 to Regional Road 55, Niagara Stone Road.
Turn Right (south) onto Regional Road 55, Niagara Stone Road.
Follow Niagara Stone Road into Virgil
Turn Right onto Four Mile Creek Road
Park entrance is on Four Mile Creek Road.

Comfort Maple Conservation Area
From the QEW, Exit 57 (Victoria Avenue).
Turn right onto the service road and left at the lights (Victoria ave.)
Travel south along Victoria Ave.
Turn left on Metler Road.
Entrance to Conservation area is on the right.

Morgan’s Point Conservation Area
Take Exit 57 (Victoria Ave., Vineland/ Regional Road 24)
Turn right onto service road and left at traffic lights onto Victoria Ave/ Regional Road 24
Travel south, through the Township of Wainfleet to road end (Ostryhon Corners) Turn left (east) on Hwy. # 3 towards Port Colborne. Turn right (south) onto Burnaby Rd.
Turn Left (East) onto Lakeshore Rd
Right (south) onto Morgan's Point Road and follow to park entrance.

Wainfleet Rail Trail Conservation Area

Wetland Conservation Areas

Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area
From the QEW exit 57 at Victoria Ave/Regional Road 24, Vineland.
Continue south on Victoria Ave to the Chambers Corners intersection.
Continue south through the intersection which becomes Hwy 3.
Turn Left (east) following Hwy 3 towards Port Colborne.
Turn Right (south) onto Quarrie Road. Follow Quarrie Road to Park Entrance.

Wainfleet Bog Conservation Area
From Toronto take the QEW towards Niagara.
Exit 57 at Victoria Ave/ Regional Road 24 in Vineland
Turn right onto the service road and left onto Victoria Ave at the traffic lights
Follow Victoria Ave to Chambers Corners where Victoria Ave turns into Hwy #3
Continue South along Hwy #3
At the "tee" intersection turn left and continue along Hwy #3
Turn Left (North) onto Erie Peat Road.
Follow Erie Peat Road to the Bog entrance.

Humberstone Conservation Area
From Toronto take the QEW Niagara and Exit at the 406 towards Welland, Port Colborne. Take the 406 South to the end at East Main in Welland
At the lights at East Main turn Left (east)
Proceed through the Tunnel
After the Tunnel turn Right (South) onto Hwy 140 towards Port Colborne
Turn Left (east) onto Hwy 3
After Gasline take Neff Rd. Left (North)
Entrance to Conservation Area is on the right.

Willoughby Conservation Area
From the QEW Exit 16 at Sodom Road/Regional Road 116
Travel south along Sodom Road to Sauer Road.
Turn Right onto Sauer Road.
Willoughby Marsh can be accessed from Sauer Road.
Or continue to travel along Sauer to Schaubel Road and Turn either left or right to access the marsh from Gonder Road, Lemon Road, Koabel Road or Schneider Road

Mud Lake Conservation Area
Exit the QEW at Exit 57 Victoria Ave (Vineland)
Turn Right onto the Service Road and Left at the lights (Victoria Ave.)
Travel south along Victoria Ave.
Turn Left (East) at Chambers Corners which is Regional Road 23 (Forks Rd)
Turn Right (South) onto Regional Road 80 (Elm Street)
Park Entrance is on the Left (East) Side of the road.

Forested Conservation Areas

Ruigrok Conservation Area

Binbrook Tract Conservation Area

Hedley Conservation Area

 

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