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Foley Mountain Conservation Area
August 27, 6:30pm — Yoga on the Mountain
Join yoga instructor Jan Turner for an outdoor yoga session.
Cost is $10 / person pre-registration is requred, rebecca.whitman@rvca.ca


  Conservation Areas    

Welcome to Foley Mountain — Foley Mountain Conservation Area is located high atop a granite ridge overlooking the Upper Rideau lake and picturesque village of Westport, 50 km south of Perth.  It is owned and operated by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority. The Conservation Area consists of 325 hectares (800 acres) of mixed forests, ponds, and fields. The five hiking trails, group camp area, scenic Spy Rock lookout, and picnic areas set the stage for a quality outdoor education experience.

mapDownload Foley Mountain Trail Guide


Dogs allowed on leash except
at the natural swimming area.


Contact Foley Mountain Conservation area
Rebecca Whitman
Area Supervisor,

105 Perth Road North, Box 244
Westport, ON
Tel: 613-273-3255

Visit Us!
Foley Mountain Conservation Area is just outside the scenic village of Westport, 45 minutes south of Smiths Falls, 50 minutes north of Brockville, 45 minutes north of Kingston. Click here for map.

Foley Mountain has a pay machine where you can buy your day pass ($6/vehicle) or annual pass ($45/year). The pay machine accepts COIN and CREDIT CARD ONLY (no bills or debit).

Your valid pass must be displayed on your dashboard when parked anywhere in Foley Mountain.

To obtain a more durable annual pass, contact Foley Mountain at
613-273-3255 or rebecca.whitman@rvca.ca or our main office at 1-800-267-3504

For more information on our
Annual Pass
(click the image above)







  • Open daily, year round
  • Scenic Spy Rock Lookout
  • Mature forests of the Frontenac Arch with towering white pine, oak, maple, and beech
  • Hiking trails including a section of the Rideau Trail
  • Special mobility trail designed for people with limited mobility
  • Outhouses, accessible flush toilets
     Foley mountain Management Plan (pdf)
      Local Tourism Information, Community Explore: Westport Ontario


Education at Foley Mountain
School Programs — Where fun, adventure and learning
come naturally

The outdoor environmental education program at Foley Mountain provides students with interactive, experiential, curriculum-based experiences that will help them to understand our natural world and their relationship with it.

Let Foley Mountain's Education Programs help you teach the Ontario science curriculum from junior kindergarten all the way through high school. Programs range from Beaver Pond Bonanza to Orienteering to Snowshoeing and everything in between!  NEW THIS YEAR – GPS and Geocaching program thanks to a generous donation by Mountain Equipment Co-op.  The program can accommodate up to 60 students per day and all equipment is provided. All programs are approximately 1.5 hours in duration.


  • $150 per class (maximum 30 students) for a half day program
  • $225 per class (maximum 30 students) for a full day program
  • Camping (programming not included) - $6/person/night


Download Foley Mountain
Education Flyer

    Interpretive Programs
    Winter Adventurers Day Camp Fill PA Days with winter fun! Programs are geared for kids aged six to twelve and are hosted by our knowledgeable RVCA interpreters. Learn how to snowshoe, put up a shelter, build campfires and cook outdoors! The fun will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $40/child and $35 for additional children in the same family. Each session can accommodate up to 25 children. Pre-Registration is required.
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• Foley Mountain — January 30, 2015 — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Summer Programs at Foley

Get active this summer at Foley Mountain!
Join in our family nature programs, day camps, morning and full day programs, click on the calendars listed below and get the details!

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Series of Events
    Friends of Foley Mountain

The Friends of Foley Mountain is a non-profit charitable organization which was established in 1996 by a group of Westport area residents. The Friends' mission is to preserve and maintain Foley Mountain Conservation Area in its natural state for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.  Foley Mountain needs friends to continue to support its exciting programs.
Interested in becoming a Friend of Foley Mountain? Click here for more information!