Gray's Creek Conservation Area is located just minutes east of Cornwall, in the Township of South Glengarry. It offers over 43 hectares of natural landscape for the enjoyment of both residents and visitors. This diverse area is protected, enhanced and restored by the Raisin Region Conservation Authority.
Gray’s Creek includes five kilometers (5 km) of meandering trails that are open year round, allowing users to enjoy nature in all its seasonal settings. Explore the trails and keep an eye out for the wide variety of animals, songbirds, amphibians and waterfowl that inhabit this significant Conservation Area. Geocaches are also hidden with the trail system.
Visitors can enjoy cycling, hiking and walking their pets both on the nature trails and the paved bike path. During the winter, spend time snowshoeing and cross country skiing on groomed trails. Snowshoe rentals are available by contacting the office during working hours (Monday to Friday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).
Gray’s Creek also has Copeland Park, a picturesque family park with picnic area , shelter, kids’ play structure, and charcoal BBQ for your convenience. Outhouses and public washrooms are available for your convenience. Relax with a game of horseshoes or enjoy a game of volleyball. Horsehoes and volleyballs available at the RRCA administration office.
Reserve the picnic area and shelter
The picnic area and shelter at the Gray’s Creek Conservation Area can be reserved by the general public and schools for group picnics or other recreational events.
During the winter months, snowshoe rentals are available to the public. To reserve your snowshoes, please contact the office at 613-938-3611 a few days prior to confirm availability. The cost is $7.00 per pair/per day or $14.00 per pair/per weekend. We accept cash, debit, Visa or Mastercard. **School groups and non-profit organizations are charged 50% of cost. A copy of your credit card or driver's license is required at time of pick up.