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Crawford Lake Conservation Area, Campbellville
(4.7/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Spend some time in the pristine nature at Crawford Lake Conservation Area, a forested reserve steeped in rich history. Nature trails in the area total around 19 km (12 mi); tackle them on foot, or with snowshoes or cross-country skis in the cold season. Named after the meromictic lake that lies at the heart of this conservation, the site is home to endemic turtle species. The area also has a reconstructed village modeled after one that used to belong to the indigenous Iroquois that lived here centuries ago; check the schedule of events for visiting times. Put Crawford Lake Conservation Area at the forefront of your travel plans using our Campbellville vacation route planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Crawford Lake Conservation Area is full of Autumn magic! I have been a few times - once in the Springtime, and 3x over the last few Summers. The leaves were just bursting (and falling) with an incredi...  more »
  • Beautifully restored Native long house, great trails and a lovely forest walk. A great place to go with kids or any age. 
  • I have walked this park many times year round and its always enjoyable. The boardwalk around the lake & the pathway to the lookout over the canyon are highlights. Check out the amazing wood carvings a...  more »
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  • Great! My in-laws came from Russia for 2 weeks. It was their first time in Canada and they wanted to experience Aboriginal Culture - but this was fall, far away from all the Aboriginal summer festivities and etc. This was a place that my wife and I took them to and they loved it. Lots of exhibits that you can touch, hold, feel; living homes from centuries past that you can enter and where you can sit, as well as wonderful trails, nature and beautiful trees - all contributed to a great experience. Recommended time for visit: 2 hours.
  • Great park, very family friendly and lots of different types of areas to explore. Learn about native indians, check out the super deep lake, and walk on a handful of different paths. You'll have a great time!
  • Beautiful conversation area, very large with lots of walking trails, sitting areas and viewpoints. Perfect way to spend a day with friends or family.
  • Beautiful lake with a nice boardwalk trail that goes around the lake and plenty of historical first Nations architecture.
  • Great place to get back to nature and get in touch with some aboriginal culture. Maintenance crews need to step up their game though, lots of walking hazards on wood bridge trails. The interpreter staff are wonderful though.