HIKING: The different trail types at Heber Down Conservation Area means there should be one for everyone. From stroller and wheelchair-friendly trails and trails with plenty of boardwalk and stairs, to longer hiking trails, visitors are bound to find a favourite.
PICNICKING: There are several excellent locations to have a picnic within this Conservation Area. Open and sheltered picnic areas are available for events such as weddings, family picnics and corporate events. Click here for more information on our
FISHING: Heber Down offers a number of good fishing access points to the Lynde Creek and the Devilís Den Pond. These areas are favourite destinations for many fishing enthusiast. Please stay on the designated trails, take your garbage with you, and fish only at approved locations.
Ontario fishing regulations apply.
EDUCATION: The Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority can arrange to run school programs at Heber Down Conservation Area. Click here for more information on the Central Lake Ontario Conservation
PET POLICY: Pets are permitted within Heber Down Conservation Area. Please clean up after your pet, and keep them on a leash (maximum 2 m long) at all times. Pet owners violating these regulations will be fined.
WILDLIFE VIEWING: There is plenty of opportunity to view all kinds of interesting wildlife within this large and diverse area. Why not join members from the Iroquois Shoreline (Heber Down Conservation Area)
Raptor Watch (mid August ?November 30th) as they identify and record the number raptors that fly over this important area every fall.
NATURE STUDIES: The Lynde Creek, Heber Down Wetland Complex and Iroquois Beach physiographic unit make Heber Down Conservation Area an ideal location to carry out your nature studies. Please apply for a
Sensitive Areas Permit if you would like to venture beyond the designated trail system and activity areas.