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​Important Reminders when Visiting a Conservation Area

A few reminders to make your visit to an NVCA conservation area safe and enjoyable for all:

  • Parking fees apply to all conservation areas. These fees help NVCA maintain the conservation areas for everyone to enjoy.Dog on Leash.JPG 
  • Dogs are welcome to visit, but must be on-leash at all times. Dog owners please "stoop and scoop" your pet's waste.

  • Alcohol is not permitted on any NVCA lands.

  • Unauthorized operation of a motor vehicles, including snow mobiles, off-road vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles, is prohibited within NVCA conservation areas.

  • Please don't deface, remove or damage of any property.

  • Plants and trees for everyone to enjoy.  Cutting, destroying or removal of any growing thing is prohibited.  This includes picking mushrooms and any other edibles.​

  • Don't disturb wildlife. Killing and trapping of animals is not allowed without the appropriate permits:
    • Hunting: Hunters require a NVCA hunting permit, and must hunt only in designated conservation areas.  All Ontario hunting rules and regulations apply.
    • Fishing: Fishing is allowed at NVCA conservation areas. Anglers must have a fishing license as required by the Province. Conservation area parking fees apply. 

  • Camp fires are not allowed.

  • Don't litter. Put your garbage in the cans provided.

Remember that conservation lands are considered Natural Hazard & Heritage Areas. Be prepared and be safe. See Hiking and Paddling Safety for tips.

For further information contact the NVCA at 705-424-1479.