Tottenham Conservation Area

In response to Phase 3 of reopening the Province the Tottenham Conservation Area will be open for campers and day use.

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 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. Campsite permit holders must be over 21 years of age to book a site.  Campsite reservations made over long weekends must be confirmed for a minimum of 3 nights. 

Please take a moment to read through the Tottenham Conservation Area Visitor Guide. Review this 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 - Sunday's 9:00am - 8:00pm 

Stay Connected 

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Campsite Bookings

Tottenham Conservation Area offers a variety of serviced and un-serviced campsites. Campsites must be booked for a minimum of 3 nights on all long weekends. Review 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  between the hours of 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Scroll down to view pavilion images. 

Submit your pavilion rental request now.

Fees:

View the 2020 TCA Fee Table. 

Map:

View a map of the Tottenham Conservation Area. 

What You'll Like:

  • Full and unserviced service campsites available 
  • Picnic shelters/Pavilions available for reservations 
  • 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 
  • Firewood available for purchase at the gatehouse - debit/credit preferred 
  • Playground 
  • Beach volleyball court 
  • Beach swim area (unsupervised)
  • Tottenham Community & Fitness Centre nearby so you can keep up with your fitness regime 
  • 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  

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.

Wildlife

Many different species of wildlife exist in the TCA.

You can find:

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

William Bailey Pavilion

Lions Pavilion at the conservation area

Anderson Pavilion