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Macaulay Mountain Conservation Area

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Nice Hiking Trails & Birdhouses

This is great park just outside of Picton. There are several trails available that range from easy... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
trainfan2000
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Hamilton, Canada
Trails now marked

Thought I’d add a review for this place seeing as the trails have now been freshly marked and it’s... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Travel533816
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224 County Road 8, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

This is great park just outside of Picton. There are several trails available that range from easy to moderate. Lots of parking available. Good place to get some exercise. Also in the park is "Bird House City" a quirky collection of about 100 birdhouses. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Thought I’d add a review for this place seeing as the trails have now been freshly marked and it’s super easy to get around. We enjoyed it, as did our pooch. There is some poison ivy around so be careful but the paths were clear....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travel533816
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Just outside of Picton and easy to find. Good parking. Trails are wonderful for a stroll or more energetic hiking. A pond is easily accessible for smaller kids to enjoy

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jay L
Reviewed 25 September 2017

As everyone says the trails are not well marked, but we had no problem getting around since it's not very big. Just pay attention to where the road is and keep it on your left, or right coming back. There are some steeper climbs which...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is one of the best areas for family hiking in the area. Numerous trails with varying degrees of difficulty (and water content) are available. Great views, waterfalls and the like are all part of the experience. Unfortunately trail markings are difficult to see/missing and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank BlvlTraveller
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a great little gem well worth the stop at. So many unique and interesting birdhouses. It was closed in the winter so only seasonally. I think it would make a great destination on the Amazing Race locate certain birdhouses that you saw in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Davidtisme
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Nice hike through the woods with a beautiful view along the way! Great for mountain biking too I'm sure, will be returning!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank MariaA16257
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We spent an hour walking in the woods of Macaulay Mountain and enjoyed the nature. While we did see some markers with red or green paint, they are elusive and somewhat faded. There is a map at the beginning of the route, but no indication...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank hananandjs
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I went to the Macaulay Mountain Conservation area. I didn't particular care for the location. The bird houses were replicas of areas in and around the county. It was neat but not something I would return to see. Just not my cup of tea.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Bird Houses are "Out of this World". The work that has been put in them is awesome. Just past the Bird House park there is a GREAT walking trail up the Mountain. A must to do if you are up to it!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Valda M
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