Ken Whillans Resource Management Area

Ken Whillans RMA

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

 

 

 

Ken Whillans is closed for the winter season, re-opening April 24.

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

16026 Hurontario Street, Caledon L7C 2C5 (West side of Highway 10, two km north of Olde Base Line Road)

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 of responsible park visitation and physical distancing practices. Park gates may be closed at any time of day if park capacity is reached.)

Winter (Dec 1 – April 23)
CLOSED – no entry permitted.

Spring (April 24 – May 7)
Seven days a week – 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Summer

(May 8 – Aug 22)
Seven days a week – 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(Aug 23 – Sep 6)
Seven days a week – 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Fall (Sep 7 – Oct 24)
Mon to Fri – daylight hours only
Sat, Sun, holidays  – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Late Fall (Oct 25 – Nov 30)
Seven days a week – daylight hours only

General Admission Fees*

Adults: $5.75
Children (6-14): $2.65
Senior (60 and over): $4.43
Maximum charge per vehicle of up to 6 people from the same household: $23.90
Members Free

* prices subject to HST

This park does not require a reservation, however pre-purchase of tickets is preferred for contactless entry. Pay online or by phone.  Access is granted on a first come, first served basis.

Facilities:

  • Limited parking
  • Accessible parking available
  • Washrooms
  • Water access
  • Picnic tables – not sanitized between use
  • Worm sales and concessions 
  • Equipment rentals – CLOSED
  • Trails

Permissible Activities:

  • Hiking
  • Dog walking (leashed dogs only)
  • Bird watching
  • Photography
  • Canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboarding
  • Parking & access to the Caledon Trailway
    • Cycling on the Caledon Trailway
  • Shore fishing – voluntary harvest limits apply
  • Fishing piers – limited access based on group size

Worms, where Ontario Fishing Regulations allow, will continue to be allowed as bait in CVC conservation areas, such as Ken Whillans Resource Management Area. CVC doesn’t allow harvesting of baitfish, frogs, leeches or crayfish in its conservation areas.

A valid Ontario 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

 

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