Visiting A Conservation Area

Outdoor recreation in a natural setting has proven physical, mental and spiritual health benefits. It’s important to ensure these special areas are being properly to protect the significant species found in our Conservation Areas, while allowing everyone to enjoy and benefit from them.

Conservation Area Rules include …

  • No dogs on beach or in the water
  • All dogs must be on leash
  • Please clean up after your pet
  • Closed dusk to dawn
  • All garbage in cans and recycle containers
  • All visitors must pay fee before using site facilities
  • All group activities are by permit only
  • Camping by permit only
  • No motorized vehicles allowed on trails
  • Authorized use of trail only (hiking/walking)
  • Do not damage property
  • Do not remove or destroy the wildlife/vegetation
  • No Hunting
  • Access to water in designated areas only
  • Fires allowed by permit only
  • Open year round but subject to winter conditions
  • No overnight parking

Contact Us

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive
Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5

613-692-3571, 1-800-267-3504



Regular Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Member of: conservation ontario