Permitted Uses



Explore the existing wetlands, swamps, mixed forests and tranquil Bog Board-walk. Cold Creek offers 6.6 km of marked scenic nature trails for any beginner or seasoned hiker.


Bird Watching

Cold Creek provides excellent viewing of birds. Hundreds of species of birds take advantage of the varied habitats of wetland, forest and meadow protected in our conservation area. With 55+ bird boxes on site assisting with shelter and nesting, we are seeing a consistent rise and return of bird species, a great sign of a healthy and diverse ecosystem.

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Dog Walking

Dogs are permitted at Cold Creek Conservation area; however, for the safety and enjoyment of everyone, we do insist that you:

Keep dogs on leash at all times:

  • On trails and out of natural habitat
  • From disturbing other dogs
  • Clean up after dogs to keep trails clean and protect wildlife – waste bags are available throughout the trail (By-Law # 2002-138 section 13 & 14)
  • Keep dog controlled for the safety and comfort of other users
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Have the ultimate adventure with friends and family! Spring to fall, Cold Creek offers a picnic shelter located at the interior of the park and a variety of unique and intimate locations around the trail.

Visit the park during operating hours or rent the picnic shelter for your next event.

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Historic Sightseeing 

Visit the Heritage Barn and the site of the Cairns Family Farmhouse. Heritage plaque on site for your reading pleasure.


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Equestrian Riding 

Permitted only on select trails:

  • Main Driveway
  • Pine Plantation Trail
  • Wetlands Trail
  • North Connector
  • 10th Concession Trail Connector

For more information, please contact

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Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

With 7km of beautiful scenic trails there is a trail for all ski levels. Beginners can enjoy the interior park while experts will be excited to explore the trails at the south end. 

All other activities not identified are prohibited.

General Information

  • Propane BBQs only (no charcoal BBQs allowed)
  • Alcohol is not permitted in any of our outdoor spaces
  • A Special Occasion Permit and General Liability Insurance must be obtained to consume alcohol in our indoor facilities during your private rental
  • Tidy all messes, throw garbage away and leave the space the way you found it
  • Dogs must be on-leash at all times