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Lynde Shores Conservation Area, Whitby
(4.8/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Bird-watchers, sightseers, and walkers love Lynde Shores Conservation Area for its numerous opportunities to observe migratory avian species in wild habitat. Well-marked trails pass through picturesque coastal environs, and a number of birds nest here, including waterfowl and shorebirds migrating along the north shore. The wheelchair- and stroller-accessible walks add up to a total of 5 km (3.1 mi). Dogs, however, are not allowed along the waterfront of this environmentally sensitive area. Using our custom trip planner, Whitby attractions like Lynde Shores Conservation Area can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We didn't walk the whole path but enjoys the 2 kms. we did and met other walker and bikers along the route. There were stretches of 'nothing' but also some interesting views to enjoy. 
  • We have been here many times, and always love it, it's great to feed the blue Jay's, they come right into your hands and get the peanut. The nutheatch, chickeed, chipmunk, while turkey, beaver, deers ...  more »
  • I love going to this place. Make sure to bring peanuts there are plenty of chipmuncks. Also you can feed the birds they come right to you. Some times I'm lucky to see deer. If you walk right to the la...  more »
  • Lovely place for walking and sightseeing. There is a plethora of different wildlife and vegetation. The conservation area is kept very clean. There are places to stop and eat, and the animals are very friendly. Great for family's, couples or if you're looking for a quiet spot to think.
  • Never have I seen such brilliant animals! from the chickadees, woodpeckers and chipmunks to uncommon animals like swans, geese, and even raccoons, you'll be able to feed all of them from your hand. I was lucky enough to cuddle up and play with two baby raccoons not long ago. A herd of turkeys moved in, and while not tame(yet), they seem extremely smart and seem to understand humans aren't there to harm them. Such an amazing place to learn about wild animals up close in their natural habitat.
  • Great place for a quick family outing. Animals are very tame, for wild animals. Bring peanuts and bird seed
  • We loved this place! We fed the Chipmunks and birds right out of our hands! Parts of the trail were nice and shaded on a hot summer day. An oasis in the city.
  • This is a little gem that is close to home. Avoid it on long weekends as the crowds and small parking capacity take away from a pleasant wetland conservation area. In wintertime (or any time of year really) you can feed the chickadees out of your hand.