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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 kilometers of trails on this heritage property. 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 $47 + HST 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 (postponed due to COVID-19)
  • Summer day camps (postponed due to COVID-19)
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Wheelchair accessible half basketball court
  • Playground
  • Facility rentals
  • Hiking/snowshoe trails


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