Crawford Lake Conservation Area, Milton

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Spend some time in the pristine nature at Crawford Lake Conservation Area, a forested reserve steeped in rich history. Nature trails in the area total around 19 km (12 mi); tackle them on foot, or with snowshoes or cross-country skis in the cold season. Named after the meromictic lake that lies at the heart of this conservation, the site is home to endemic turtle species. The area also has a reconstructed village modeled after one that used to belong to the indigenous Iroquois that lived here centuries ago; check the schedule of events for visiting times. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Crawford Lake Conservation Area and many more Milton attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Milton trip itinerary planning site.
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  • Wonderful park, with a variety of trails and first nation long houses to visit. I love how the whole park is so rich in experiences, including a sculpture garden in the woods, memorable music and...  more »
  • If you need exercise then you can get lots of it here. A large walkway around the whole lake but not wheelchair friendly  more »
  • Nice little park not too far out of the way. Lots of school kids visit during the week, not a problem as they are closely monitored by teachers and park staff. As the weather gets warmer the trails are easier to access. Quite a few animal sculptures that are amazing to look at while on a walk
  • Great place for schools interested to incorporate First Nations history (Longhouses, etc) to the youth. Lots of great hiking trails here also with some amazing art carvings along the routes as well. Enjoy!
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