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Valens Conservation Area

#30 of 157 things to do in Hamilton Features Animals
1691 Regional Road 97 | Flamborough, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S7, Canada
+1 905-659-7715
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Excellent campground with everything you need

I'm a single dad. I was looking for a campground for my 5 year old son and I that had a bit of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BeersTO
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Toronto, Canada
Great picnic area, close to cambridge

They now offer paddle boarding! Great spot for a picnic with paths for walking, fishing and boat... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wendy M
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Guelph, Canada
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1691 Regional Road 97 | Flamborough, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S7, Canada
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+1 905-659-7715
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm a single dad. I was looking for a campground for my 5 year old son and I that had a bit of everything and wasn't too far away from Toronto. Valens ticked all the boxes. Here's why: The camp sites are awesome. Spacious, two...More

Thank BeersTO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They now offer paddle boarding! Great spot for a picnic with paths for walking, fishing and boat rentals. Calm little lake with good facilities. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day.

1  Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I have driven by the sign for Valen's on the 401 thousands of times and had never gone. Finally I set up a work trip to go and try their 'forest skating trail'- what a great surprise! It cost barely anything to get in and...More

Thank Walley55
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Camping at valens is a great place to relax and enjoy yourself.it has lots of trails and clean bathrooms and showers and has a nice Sandy beach and there's boats and canoe and fishing....

2  Thank Darek W
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice camping picnic and beach area canoe rental and fishing great place been going since I was a kid

1  Thank caroline_doyle26
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Was in the area on business today when I checked this place out. It was closed plus was gated so I as able to get in by walking in here. Therefore I parked the car and walked around thus checked it out with some time...More

Thank b0b55russell
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The park has numerous activities, including hiking/walking, boating, camping and picnicking. The park seems spacious, and was not too busy on Sunday, Sept 11. Overall we enjoyed the time at the park, although there were signs of people not picking after their dogs. I would...More

1  Thank Jimthefriar
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We visited on a Sunday with 3 other families. We used to camp here often when our boys were little but have not been here in about 7 years. The beach is a nice size although the sand is not that nice, and the bottom...More

1  Thank nurse32
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Valens and enjoyed this conservation area. The entry fee was typical-$10.00 for car and driver and $5.00 for each passenger. There are no lifeguards but a buoy line is set up for a large swimming area. There are plenty of garbage containers scattered...More

Thank Bonnie F
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We love provincial parks but not the declining standards of camper etiquette and park security's tendency to ignore noise and other behaviours that take away from others enjoyment of the park. Valens gets it right though - some camping areas there are radio free but...More

3  Thank SWO_Traveller
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Shawn A
27 June 2017|
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Response from reneechristiansen | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I always stayed at fox run 154 153...I liked the open area for kids to run and it was near bathrooms and water
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Ronald K
26 March 2017|
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Response from reneechristiansen | Reviewed this property |
not that I.ve seen
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