100 Wild Life Rd,
Phone: 613-692-3571 ext. 1100
COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: Our conservation areas are open, but visitors must follow all local public health guidelines, maintain physical distancing and obey trail signage.
Please STAY HOME if you are showing signs of illness, supposed to be self-isolating or under quarantine. If the parking lots or trails look busy, be prepared to come back another day.
Activities and Amenities
Located on the Tay Marsh, this watery environment nurtures a variety of diverse plant and wildlife species. Deer, ducks, Canada geese, rabbits, bluebirds and wild turkeys are some of the wildlife that is found in this 257-hectare reserve. This conservation area is specifically geared to wildlife management. This is an area for quiet observations. Take your time and keep your eyes open.
- Tay Marsh lookout
- Self-guided trail brochure available
- Interpretive signs
Please use caution on the water! The Rideau River is part of a busy navigation channel. It is every boater's responsibility to know the hazards along their route and to ensure they have proper safety equipment on board. For a list of required equipment and complete rules and regulations, visit Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety and read the Safe Boating Guide.