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Lynde Shores Conservation Area

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1285 Victoria St W | Whitby, ON, Whitby, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-579-0411
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Lovely place to glimpse wildlife, kid-friendly short trails.

Our family went recently, in need of a little outdoor time. In the hour we were there, we saw... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
cherrymoon72
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Toronto, Canada
Always fun

Great for all ages. Bring snacks to feed the animals-NO bread! Stick with unsalted peanuts and... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
revuwhennecessary
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Toronto, Canada
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“blue jays” (26 reviews)
“bird seed” (21 reviews)
“wild turkeys” (35 reviews)
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1285 Victoria St W | Whitby, ON, Whitby, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family went recently, in need of a little outdoor time. In the hour we were there, we saw swans, ducks, Canada geese, wild turkeys (close up!) red squirrels, chickadees, nuthatches, jays, red-winged blackbirds... a wonderful place to take young kids to see interesting wildlife...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Great for all ages. Bring snacks to feed the animals-NO bread! Stick with unsalted peanuts and seeds..apples are great for the deer. You can feed various species of birds, chipmunks, squirrels, geese, swans, deer...even some raccoons. I have visited numerous times, with different types of...More

Thank revuwhennecessary
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We did the Chickadee Trail this morning with our children, and had a great time! We brought raw black sunflower seeds for the chickadees, and they fed right out of our hands! We also saw red cardinals, blue jays, a couple species of woodpeckers, mourning...More

Thank kristaliiphoto
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Between Whiby and Ajax there are two conservation areas, Lynd Shotes and Cranberry Marsh. In the midst so much development, these oases stand -islands of tranquility. The deer wander just off of the trail in the woods near cranberry Marsh and from the viewing station...More

Thank Drummond89
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Love my view but do have a problem with the wildlife wanting to move into the houses in the neighbourhood. They have a lovely home in the conservation area but venture to our side of the road.

Thank Pamela K
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We saw chickmonks, family of raccoons, Blue Jays, chickadees, ducks, geese, swans and turkeys and even a deer one time. This place is beautiful and great for all ages for those who love nature.

Thank mayrut
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Bluejays Black Capped Chickadees Squirrels, Swans, Ducks, Beavers, Deers, Cardinals, Eagles, Hawks. Need I say more

Thank Andrew F
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Bring lots of seeds for the birds,they will eat from your hand, corn for the ducks, and your camera!

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

The best part is that the local wildlife are used to human interaction (not sure if good or bad, but definitely fun and cute for the kids). Bring a big bag of peanuts and watch the chipmunks (sometimes squirrels) curiously come up to you and...More

Thank DukeP31
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

very nice place to enjoy the out doors. Families young and old can enjoy the trails that take you clise to waterways.

Thank stan g
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Sorry for responding so late. I've heard of people skating there and would think of this as a good location for that, but I can unfortunately not speak first hand on this topic. I am not aware of it being a maintained... More
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