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Conservation Areas

Rock Glen Conservation Area

Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) conservation area properties are considered islands of nature for visitors to appreciate and explore. Links below are for more information on our most popular conservation areas with facilities.

Our management areas are forested tracts that were purchased for preservation and protection of source areas, flood plain areas, and environmentally significant areas and as such are not as publicly accessible.

Use of conservation areas or other conservation lands is permitted in daytime hours only.

Please be aware of uses that are permitted and uses that are prohibited in conservation areas and conservation lands. Visit the permitted uses page now at this link: Permitted Uses

Visit the conservation authority mapping portal at for maps of conservation lands in the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) watershed.