Are you ready to take on the great outdoors? Start with this short-list of places to take a hike in the Bay of Quinte.
Bleasdell Boulder Conservation Area
760 Trenton Frankford Road, Trenton
A short hike will take you to the Bleasdell Boulder, estimated to be 2.3 billion years old and one of North America’s largest glacial “erratics” (rocks moved by glaciers from their original location).
Sager Conservation Area
30 Golf Course Road, Quinte West
The drumlin in this conservation area is one of the highest points of land in the area and provides an excellent view to the surrounding countryside.
Glen Miller Conservation Area
443 Glen Miller Road, Quinte West
Situated along the Trent River just north of Trenton, this area provides an ideal location to launch a boat and fish for walleye. A great place to relax and watch the traffic along the Trent-Severn Waterway.
Trenton Greenbelt Conservation Area
441 Front Street, Trenton
A perfect setting for picnic lunches, the Jack Lange Memorial Walkway offers something for everyone: walking, hiking, cycling or viewing wildlife. The boat launch gives access to both the Trent River and the Bay of Quinte. The restoration of a rare oak savannah habitat is underway.
Potter’s Creek Conservation Area
2061 & 2056 Old Highway 2, Quinte West
Quinte Conservation’s home base, this area offers an abundance of recreational opportunities. Trails wind through this former farm and past fragrant orchards, open meadows and verdant woodlands.
HR Frink Conservation Area & Outdoor Recreation Centre
384 & 381 Thrasher Road, Plainfield
A 500-metre wetland ecology boardwalk crosses this serene, provincially significant wetland. This conservation area is an excellent destination for photographers and hikers alike.