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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority > Enjoy the Outdoors > Conservation Areas > Whitchurch
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​Whitchurch Conservation Area

​We're thrilled to welcome you back to Whitchurch Conservation Area. Please follow all park rules during your visit.

Good news! Amenities, such as washrooms and pavilions that were temporarily closed due to the lockdown, are now open. Garbage pick-up has also resumed. As a result, parking fees have been reinstated at the Whitchurch Conservation Area parking lot. Please park in designated spots only.

To pay for parking​, please follow directions on parking lot signage using the MacKay Pay app. Looking to pay for parking from your desktop? Visit MacKay Pay online and enter Zone 3300 when prompted.

Download the McKay Parking App

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Frequent visitor? Learn more about the perk​s of an Annual Pass​ and get unlimited access to nature, free parking ​and mo​re.

​About Whitchurch​

Whitchurch Conservation Area is an 11 he​ctare, mainly wooded property, located in the Township of Whitchurch-Stouffville, and sits on the northern edg​e of the Oak Ridges Moraine. It was reforested in the late 1960’s which today provides lots of shade as the plantation has matured, and new successional forest growth has successfully occurred.

Whitchurch Conservation Area is adjacent to the Robinson Tract of the York Region Forest, and is connected by trails. This property contains a relatively rich collection of bird species, as well as a variety of ecological communities. Also containing a small pond, this property can be noisy with the calling of frogs in the spring time. With rustic trails crossing the property, this is a great place to take the family for a hike!​