Bannockburn Conservation Area
Where is it?
Bannockburn Conservation Area is located at 76249 Bannockburn Line, northeast of Varna, between Brucefield and Bayfield, Ontario.
Download this map of Bannockburn Conservation Area:
How do I get there?
From Bayfield or Brucefield take County Road 3 and turn north at Bannockburn Line.
This Google Map link may help as well:
Why should I visit?
Bannockburn Conservation Area is home to six different natural communities: Wet Meadow; Eastern White Cedar; Deciduous Forest; Old Field; and Mixed Scrub and Marsh.
The trail starts with a boardwalk that is wheelchair accessible.
Early morning walks will reward you with sightings of deer; grouse; and numerous songbirds.
How do I find out more?
Download the Bannockburn Conservation Area Guide Book:
Take the professionally-narrated video tour - simply click on link or button below:
Take the professionally-narrated audio tour - simply click on link or button below:
- Virtual Tour - Audio - Bannockburn Conservation Area (7 MB - Very large file)
To download the professionally-narrated audio tour , right-click on the link and save to a folder.
Bannockburn Walk a Mile Trail Information Project
Thanks to the Friends of the Bayfield River, and their partners - recognized in the Guide Book on this page - there is water quality information and education and technological enhancements at Bannockburn Conservation Area.
Please enjoy the new, professionally-narrated, self-guided Bannockburn tour.
Enhance your Bannockburn experience by reading the new signs, taking the professionally-narrated audio (and video!) tour, use GPS and pedomoters, and more!
You can download the MP3 file using the Audio Tour link. This will open a new browser window. It would be best if you right-clicked and chose 'Save Link As' (or 'Save Target As') and saved the MP3 file to your computer.
If you would like a CD to play on a personal audio player please contact Ausable Bayfield Conservation at 519-235-2610 or toll-free 1-888-286-2610.
Please note, the file size is a very large (7 MB).
Bannockburn Fall Hike
The annual Bannockburn Fall Hike was a family tradition for many years. While we are not currently organizing the hike as a formal event, we encourage you to hike the trails there and make it your family tradition.
Feel free to use the professionally-narrated audio and video tours to enhance your experience.
Measuring trees at Bannockburn Conservation Area
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Hunting and motorized vehicles are not permitted.
For permitted (and prohibited) uses, please visit the 'Permitted Uses' web page at this link:
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