Bolton Regional Councillor Good to Know

Credit Valley Conservation Areas Closed

For public safety, conservation areas managed by Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) remain closed until further notice. Only Island Lake Conservation Area in Orangeville is open. More than 100 kilometres of trails managed by CVC are also closed. This includes portions of the BruceTrail.

There are dangerous conditions from damaged trees, broken branches and icy paths after the December 22nd ice storm. For safety, members of the public should stay out of CVC conservation areas, off all trails and keep children and pets away.

Conservation areas affected by this closure include:
Belfountain Conservation Area, Belfountain
Elora Cataract Trailway, Hillsburgh and Erin
Ken Whillans Resource Management Area, Caledon
Limehouse Conservation Area, Limehouse
Meadowvale Conservation Area, Mississauga
Rattray Marsh Conservation Area, Mississauga
Silver Creek Conservation Area, Halton Hills
Terra Cotta Conservation Area, Halton Hills
Upper Credit Conservation Area, Alton

Only Island Lake Conservation Area in Orangeville is fully open and operating. Ice fishing is available.

CVC is continuing to assess damages and clean debris. Updates and further notices will be provided on the Authority’s website at and through Facebook and Twitter. More information is also available at 1.800.367.0890 or by emailing .


Conservation authorities are a provincial/municipal partnership. CVC was established by an act of the province in 1954 with a mandate to protect all natural resources other than minerals in the area drained by the Credit River. We have been working for almost 60 years with our partner municipalities and stakeholders to protect and enhance the natural environment of the Credit River watershed for present and future generations. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.

Media contact:
Maureen Pogue
Manager, Corporate Communications
CreditValley Conservation
905-670-1615 ext. 242

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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