Step Into Nature

Watershed Explorations

Explore the Otonabee Region watershed! We offer a variety of self-directed and environmentally-themed activities to enjoy throughout the year.

Interactive Map “APP”

This exciting interactive map is your guide to 11 conservation and wildlife areas throughout the Otonabee Region watershed. Tour the Otonabee Region watershed and discover unique natural features and special places nearby. The interactive map also provides a description of activities you can enjoy at these areas along with geocache coordinates.

60 Fun Things In the Watershed Guide

Conservation Areas are just steps away from your front door and offer unique outdoor experiences. Whether you want to enjoy a hike through the woods, take your family camping, have a quiet picnic, or catch ‘the big one’ at a popular fishing spot, this 60 Things to Do is your guide.


Find a new geocache every month. To start your geocache adventure, visit the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area and add an item to the cache that can be found at these UTM  coordinates: 17T E 728354 N 4927196.  For a full list of geocaches and coordinates, visit

Discovery Days

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Discovery Days series of events has been cancelled.

Our annual Discovery Days series offers demonstrations and workshops hosted at local Conservation Areas each summer! Some of the exciting events include Birds of Prey, meeting Ontario’s snakes, demonstrations of Hope Mill, tours of the Warsaw Caves, and more!