Lower Trent Conservation
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Collectively, Conservation Authorities own and protect a total of 150,000 hectares, including forests, wetlands, areas of natural and scientific interest, recreational lands, natural heritage and cultural sites, as well as, land for flood and erosion control.

Swamp lands at King Mills Wetland

King’s Mill

King’s Mill Conservation Area is situated on Squires Creek at the site of a former grist mill and dam. The property is comprised of wetland, bush, and farmland. The Mill is still standing yet is closed to the public. Many visitors find the area exceptional for photography and painting.

Your Conservation Areas

24.28 ha (60ac)
Trail Length:
Trail Difficulty:
44.333, -77.625
Unique Features:
Old Mill on site.
Picnic table on site.
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Lake / River / Reservoir
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Natural Habitat Areas

In addition to Conservation Areas, Lower Trent Conservation owns and manages Natural Habitat areas. These areas are not promoted as recreational use areas. They are generally large tracts of land that remain in their natural state. There are no maintained trails or facilities but they are open to the public.