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Tuesday, November 12, 2019 by Sandy

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CONDITIONS AT A GLANCE

Island Lake Conservation Area
  • Open during daylight hours.  $5 Self-Serve fee per vehicle applies.
  • Lake use and rentals are CLOSED for the season.
  • ICE CONDITIONS: Cold nights have started forming shoreline ice. This ice is NOT safe to walk on, please stay off.
 ~  Lakeside Trail at Island Lake
  • Open
  • lightly snow covered
  • Click here for full trail map
  • 4th Avenue access parking: Please respect that Home Hardware is a private business and use only the 12 designated trail parking spaces generously provided. Trail users parking in undesignated parking spaces (the regular lot) will be towed at their own expense. Additional access and parking information can be found by clicking the Lakeside Trail link on the left.
Terra Cotta Conservation Area
  • Open during daylight hours.  Self-Serve fee applies.
  • Visitors Welcome Centre is CLOSED.
  • ICE CONDITIONS: Cold nights have started forming shoreline ice. This ice is NOT safe to walk on, please stay off.
  • Road Construction:  As of June 25, 2018, portions of Winston Churchill Blvd will be closed for construction and road rehabilitation.  See details below.
Belfountain Conservation Area
  • CLOSED for the season, no entry. Reopening early May, 2020 
Ken Whillans Resource Management Area
  • CLOSED for the season, no entry.  Reopening early May 2020
  • Caledon Trailway parking lot will remain open for trail use. No winter maintenance
Cheltenham Badlands
  • CLOSED for the season, no entry.  Reopening early May, 2020 
  • More information and FAQ’s here.  

 

OTHER NOTICES

  • GENERAL TRAIL USE: With more unpredictable weather it is common for trail or park closures due to high winds or severe or unsafe weather. If trail systems are marked as closed, please respect and obey all posted signs. For park updates and closures due to weather and trail conditions, CVC’s corporate website at www.cvc.ca will display a red headline box at the top of all pages. You may also check back here for park conditions.
  • WHERE TO GET A FISHING LICENCE:
  • ROAD CONSTRUCTION NEAR TERRA COTTA: Please be aware that as of June 25, 2018, portions of Winston Churchill Blvd will be closed for construction and road rehabilitation.  This project’s estimated completion is November 29 2019, during which time Winston Churchill will have intermittent closures beginning at Olde Base Line. If travelling from Belfountain: Travel south on Mississauga Rd, west on King and north on Winston Churchill. If travelling from Orangeville: Travel south on Hwy 10, west on King and north on Winston Churchill.
  • BELFOUNTAIN CONSERVATION AREA PICNIC POLICY: Day camping is no longer permitted and all 10 available picnic tables now have a 30 minute maximum time limit to ensure that all visitors have access to resting areas if needed. No barbecues are permitted at Belfountain CA. When planning your 2019 outings visit Island Lake CA or Terra Cotta CA if you are interested in picnicking for periods longer than 30 minutes. If you would like to visit Belfountain, but have plans to picnic, remember you can use your receipt for free admission to any CVC parks the same day.
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