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“A quiet pleasant retreat”

Ken Reid Conservation Area
Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Lindsay
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Whether you enjoy hiking, cycling, or cross country skiing, Ken Reid Conservation Area is a great place to spend the day. Maintained trails and child-friendly facilities provide a variety of ways for visitors of all ages to experience this natural setting. Kawartha Conservation acquired the 110 hectare (272 acre) property just north of Lindsay in 1980 from farmer Ken Reid. It is both our flagship conservation area and the location of our Administrative Centre for our watershed jurisdiction. Parking is available for $2.00 per day. Please deposit funds into the pay and display machine just before the first stop sign when you enter the park and display the ticket on your vehicle dashboard. Ken Reid offers several loop trails that lead through forests, meadows, and wetlands. A favourite route includes the floating boardwalk that winds through the provincially significant MacLaren Creek Wetland bordering Sturgeon Lake.
Reviewed 15 June 2014

This is a low profile passive conservation area. A pleasant place to enjoy picnic. There is an off-leash dog walk, a picnic area and a small kid friendly beach. The snowmobile/ATV trail bisects the park. Be aware that black bears occasionally visit this area---be careful!

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