Saturday, June 23, 2018 by Sandy
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 rentals are permitted, however watercraft users are asked to take caution due to strong winds. Perch, crappie, pumpkinseed, and pike only are in season.
|~ Lakeside Trail||
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 be advised that Halton Region and Peel Region will be closing Winston Churchill Blvd. between 1.2 km south of Ballinafad Rd. and Olde Base Line Rd., and 32 Side Rd./Ballinafad Rd., between 10th Line and 50 m east of Winston Churchill Blvd. beginning on Monday, June 25th, 2018 as part of a joint reconstruction project. Winston Churchill Blvd. is expected to reopen March 1st, 2019.***|
|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. **The parking lot is currently OPEN.**|
Canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard rentals are closed due to adverse weather at Island Lake. 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.
The conservation area is open for spring hours 8am-9pm 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. Due to seasonal spring runoff, some trails are very wet and muddy. Please wear adequate footwear to keep your feet dry and help us protect our trails by choosing drier trails. For online picnic bookings please visit www.picnics.ca.
The conservation area is open for spring 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 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 email@example.com