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Our Administrative Office remains closed to the public. All of our conservation areas are open for passive use. Staff continue to provide essential services and process permit applications. Email is the preferred method to contact staff.

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Mill of Kintail

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Situated on 154 hectares amidst field, forest and the Indian River, explore year-round the six kilometres of trails on this heritage property. Join in the excellent environmental education programs, summer day camps and special events such as Tea on the Lawn and Kintail Country Christmas. The Mill of Kintail boasts a large number of picnicking areas and a large covered shelter adjacent to a playground and half basketball court. Visit the R. Tait McKenzie and Dr. James Naismith Museum in the summer months to learn about the area’s two national historic figures.

The site fee is $6/vehicle. Annual passes which can be used at all of MVCA’s conservation areas are also available for $46 and can be purchased online. Passes can be purchased at our pay machine as you enter the conservation area. Our pay machine takes coins and credit only.

Special Features

  • R. Tait McKenzie and Dr. James Naismith Museums
  • Education Programs
  • Summer day camps
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Wheelchair accessible half basketball court
  • Playground
  • Facility rentals
  • Hiking/snowshoe trails


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