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Foley Mountain Conservation Area
  Conservation Areas

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.

Day Pass $6/vehicle (pay at entrance and display on dash board)

Annual Pass
— Pay Machines accept coin or credit card

Annual Passes can be
purchased at:
— Interpretive Centre (where applicable)
— Pay Machine (receipt can be redeemed for permanent pass)
Rideau Valley Conservation Centre (3889 Rideau Valley Dr. Manotick, ON K4M 1A5)

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








Come and learn how to make popcorn on a buddy burner at the Foley Mountain Winter Adventurers Day Camp on the January 30 PA Day! For more details, click here!



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.



Facility Rentals

Whether you are planning a meeting, seminar, company picnic, youth group camping trip, family gathering, or wedding, Foley Mountain offers unique options for your event. For more information about the Interpretive Centre, Group Camping Area, Silversides Outdoor Learning Centre and more, please click here.

 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, click the blue Active•Outdoor•Life button below and register now or click here now!

• 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

2015 Foley Summer Programs and Camps

  • Outdoor Leadership & Adventure Camp: 9-14 yrs, $35/camper
    July 14, 9am-4pm
  • Kinders in the Woods: 4-6 yrs, $15/camper
    July 17, 9am-11:30am
  • Nature Explorers: 6-12 yrs, $175/camper
    July 20 – 24, 9am-4pm
  • Naturally Artistic: 6-12yrs, $35/camper
    July 28, 9am-4pm
  • Kinders in the Woods: 4-6 yrs, $15/camper
    July 31, 9am-11:30am
  • Nature’s Super Heros: 6-12 yrs, $35/camper
    Aug 4, 9am-4pm
  • Nature Explorers: 6-12 yrs, $175/camper
    Aug 10-14, 9am-4pm
  • Home Sweet Habitat: 6-12yrs, $35/camper
    Aug 18, 9am-4pm
  • Kinders in the Woods: 4-6 yrs, $15/camper
    Aug 21, 9am-11:30am
  • Incredible Insects: 6-12yrs, $35/camper
    Aug 25, 9am-4pm

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$3 off each additional family member in 1/2 day program
$5 off each additional family member is same single day program
$25 off each additional family member in same full week program


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!

Read FoFM newsletter, click here.