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Monday, July 16, 2018 by Sandy

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CONDITIONS AT A GLANCE

Island Lake Conservation Area

Summer hours are 8:00am-9:00pm from Monday to Friday and 6:00am-9:00pm on weekends and holidays. There is currently a GREEN FLAG on the lake –  all rental and personal watercraft are allowed on the water. All fish are open for the season. Largemouth bass are catch & release only.

CVC increases trail surveillance at Island Lake in response to harassment reports (read more)

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Trail is open.

4th Avenue access parking: Please respect that Home Hardware is a private business and use only the 12 designated trail parking spaces generously provided. Additional access and parking information can be found at www.cvc.ca/VBLT

Terra Cotta Conservation Area Park is open 8:00am-9:00pm daily. The Visitors Welcome Centre will be open on weekends only.*** Please by 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 May 2019, during which time Winston Churchill will have intermittent closures beginning at Old Base line. If traveling from Belfountain: Travel south on Mississauga rd, west on King and north on Winston Churchill. If traveling from Orangeville: Travel south on Hwy 10, west on King and north on Winston Churchill.
Belfountain Conservation Area Park is open 8:00am-9:00pm daily.
Ken Whillans Resource Management Area Summer hours are 7:00am-9:00pm daily. The Caledon Trailway Parking lot is temporarily closed. Parking is allowed at Ken Whillans however please check with staff on parking lot hours of operation and restrictions.

Island Lake Conservation Area

The conservation area is open for summer hours from Monday to Friday 8am-9pm and weekends and holidays 6am-9pm. Please obey all posted signage and take care when using the trail. Our electrical car charging station is out of commission until further notice. For online picnic bookings please visit www.picnics.ca For equipment and boat rentals please visit our CVC store.

Terra Cotta Conservation Area

The conservation area is open for spummerg hours 8:00am-9:00pm daily. A self-serve fee or valid membership card displayed on your car dash applies Monday-Friday. Our gatehouse and Visitors Welcome Centre will be open on weekends only. For online picnic bookings please visit www.picnics.ca.

Belfountain Conservation Area

The conservation area is open for summer hours 8am-9pm daily.  Please obey all posted signage and take care when using the trail.

PLEASE NOTE: A new picnic policy  at Belfountain Conservation Area is in effect. Day camping is no longer permitted and all 10 picnic tables now have a 30 minute maximum to ensure that all visitors have access to resting areas if needed. No barbecues are permitted at Belfountain CA. When planning your 2018 outings visit Island Lake CA or Terra Cotta CA if you are interested in picnicking for periods longer than 30 minutes.

 Ken Whillans Resource Management Area

Ken Whillans RMA is now open for the season from 7am-9pm daily. Please note the Caledon Trailway Parking lot is closed for maintenance. Parking is allowed at Ken Whillans however please check with staff on parking lot hours of operation and restrictions.

Silver Creek Conservation Area

Silver Creek Conservation is open daylight hours only. A donation box is on site at the entrance. Trails are clear. A port-o-let is on site for the duration of summer. Maps are available online at Silver Creek Conservation.

GENERAL TRAIL USE

This time of year it is common for trail or park closures due to high winds or severe or unsafe weather. If trail system 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.

For questions or more information, please contact our customer service staff at 1-800-367-0890 or email recreation@creditvalleyca.ca

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