Tottenham Conservation Area

In response to Phase 2 of reopening the Province the Tottenham Conservation Area will be opening for campers in the months of July and August, 2020. Following provincial health directives, washroom facilities will be opened, however, shower facilities will not be.

Please note a limited number of sites will be available for the 2020 season to ensure physical distancing is maintained. It is recommended that you prebook your site in advance. Subscribe to this webpage as a Notice will be posted when the Park reaches capacity.  See campsite booking details below.

Those wishing to swim and use the beach area at the Tottenham Conservation Area are now permitted to do so. Beach areas are not supervised.

All users of TCA and any and all permitted outdoor recreation amenities, must follow all health protocols which include maintaining physical distancing of at least 2.0 metres (6 feet), wash and/or sanitize hands frequently and staying home when ill.

Please take a moment to read through the Tottenham Conservation Area Visitor Guide. Review  information to help plan a safe trip before visiting TCA. 

Where You Can Find Us

You can find the Tottenham Conservation Area (TCA) at 6787 4th Line, Tottenham, ON L0G 1W0.

For more information on the TCA please email or call the Recreation Department at 705-435-4030 ext. 1500.

Hours of Operation:

The 2020 season will begin June 29th - September 27th, 2020.  The Tottenham Conservation Area is open for day use visits during the following hours of operation:

Monday - Thursday & Sunday's 9:00am - 6:00pm 

Friday / Saturday's 9:00am - 8:00pm 

Campsite Bookings:

Tottenham Conservation Area offers a variety of serviced and unserviced campsites. 

A limited number of serviced sites are available to be booked for the week of June 29th - July 6th, 2020. The deadline to prebook these sites is noon on Friday, June 26th, 2020.  

View TCA Seasonal & Short-term Camping Permit/Rules & Regulations for the 2020 season. 

Submit your campsite booking request now.

Pavilion Rentals:

You can find pavilions to use for shelter and picnics. Rent the pavilions if you'd like to organize a family reunion, anniversary, business retreat or other private gathering. There are three to choose from, including  an open pavilion near the beach or a secluded pavilion. Pavilions are available for rental during day use hours of operation.

Please note during the 2020 camping season pavilion rentals will be restricted to groups of less than 10 persons as per COVID-19 provincial guidelines.

Submit your pavilion rental request now.


View the 2020 TCA Fee Table. 


View a map of the Tottenham Conservation Area. 

What You'll Like:

  • Full and unserviced service campsites available 
  • Picnic shelters/Pavilions available for reservations - available for bookings of less than 10 persons after July 6th , 2020
  • 18 hole Disc Golf course onsite with disc rentals available at the gatehouse - disc rentals not available due to COVID-19 
  • Full service washrooms on-site - showers closed due to COVID-19 
  • Firewood available for purchase at the gatehouse - debit/credit only 
  • Playground - closed due to COVID-19
  • Beach volleyball court - no team play, groups of less than 10 as per provincial order
  • Beach swim area (unsupervised)
  • Tottenham Community & Fitness Centre nearby so you can keep up with your fitness regime - closed due to COVID-19
  • Outdoor drop-in fitness classes offered on-site - not available at this time due to COVID-19
  • Catch and release fishing on-site with valid fishing license 
  • Explore the Trans Canada Trail
  • Golf courses, restaurants, gas stations, convenience stores and shopping close by in Tottenham, Beeton and Alliston
  • Tottenham - Home of the Tottenham Steam Train
  • 15 minute drive to highway 400
  • An easy 40 minute drive from Toronto
  • 45 minute drive to Innisfil and Barrie for lake access for boating
  • 10 minute walk into Tottenham
  • Home of the Tottenham Bluegrass Festival 
  • Annual Canada Day celebrations on July 1st,  6:00PM - Dusk  - cancelled due to COVID-19

Features and amenities

A large, sandy beach lets visitors relax and enjoy the water. You can bring your canoe or pedal boats to explore the pond or even plan a beach volleyball game.  To view beach water testing results visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit.


Many different species of wildlife exist in the TCA.

You can find:

  • Blue heron
  • Red foxes
  • Pheasants
  • Groundhogs
  • Trumpeter swans
  • Large varieties of birds

Anderson Pavilion