Island Lake Conservation Area

island lake bridge

Visitor and parking capacity limits in effect to ensure physical distancing. Illegal parking subject to fines and towing.

Our parks - conditions at a glance

 

NEW! Maple Syrup products available. Shop online and pick up at the park.

Equipment Rentals

 

Visitors must follow these guidelines:

  • Visit with members of your household only, those that live alone can visit with one other household.
  • Stay on trails, stepping off only to allow others to pass
  • Yield to oncoming trail users when crossing bridges and boardwalks
  • Do not trespass on private property next to CVC trails
  • Respect the instructions provided by our dedicated staff
  • Plan your trip accordingly and bring your own hand sanitizer as there are limited hand-washing facilities available.

We’re asking everyone to do their part to minimize the risk to yourself and others by following all public health advice. Visitors are asked to limit their stay to one hour or less to ensure everyone can enjoy an experience in nature. Visitors should be prepared to turn back if a property is full. 

Location

673067 Hurontario Street South, Orangeville L9W 2Y9

Contact us

Credit Valley Parks Visitor Services
Phone: 1-800-367-0890
Email: parks@cvc.ca

Hours of Operation

subject to change, conditions permitting (Continued access is dependent on responsible park visitation and physical distancing practices. Park gates may be closed at any time of day if park capacity is reached.) No admittance 30 minutes before closing time.

Winter (January 2  – April 1)
Seven days a week – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Spring 
(April 2 – April 16) Seven days a week – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

(April 17 – May 7)
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Weekends and Holidays 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Summer 
(May 8 – Aug 22)
Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Weekends and Holidays 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(Aug 23 – Sept 17)
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Weekends and Holidays 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Fall (Sept 18 – Oct 24)
Seven days a week – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Off-season (Oct 25 – Jan 1)
Seven days a week – Daylight hours only

Pedestrian access only at 4th Avenue in Orangeville.
Home Hardware parking lot is closed to ILCA visitors indefinitely. No parking available at this location. Vehicles will be towed. Visit cvc.ca/vblt for additional parking options.

General Admission Fees*

Adults: $5.75
Children (6-14): $2.65
Senior (65 and over): $4.43
Maximum charge per vehicle of up to 6 people from the same household: $23.90
Members Free

 

This park does not require a reservation, however pre-purchase of tickets is preferred for contactless entry. Pay online or by phone.  

* prices subject to HST

Facilities Notices**:

  • Limited parking
  • Accessible parking available
  • Washrooms available with limited access
  • Watercraft storage area – OPEN, no new appointments at this time
  • Group bookings – CLOSED
  • Concessions – CLOSED
  • Picnic tables – NOT AVAILABLE
  • Watercraft rentals – CLOSED
  • Natural Playground – OPEN

** A mandatory face covering is required for admittance to buildings and while waiting in line outside in accordance with the local public health unit.

Permissible Activities:

  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Dog walking (leashed dogs only)
  • Bird watching
  • Photography
  • Trails 
  • Fishing
  • Boating

Outside baitfish is currently not permitted. Worms and minnows, where Ontario Fishing Regulations allow, will continue to be allowed as bait when purchased from Island Lake. CVC doesn’t allow harvesting of baitfish, frogs, leeches or crayfish in its parks.

A valid fishing licence is required for anyone between the ages of 18-64. More information on fishing is available at www.ontario.ca/fishing

Tick awareness and prevention information

DID YOU KNOW: CVC is developing a new management plan for Island Lake Conservation Area? Learn more about the project.

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