Tottenham Conservation Area

The Tottenham Conservation Area opens on Friday, May 17th, 2024.  

Short term campsite and pavilion rentals will open on March 4th, 2024. View sites at the link below to have your preferred site or pavilion in mind when rentals launch online. 

 View Short Term Campsites or Picnic Pavilions online now.

If you are looking to book a monthly or seasonal site, please complete a seasonal or monthly request form to be reviewed and confirmed with Facility Rental staff. Permits will be considered and issued in the order requests are received and provided through email in February 2024 for payment. 

  • Picnic Pavilion rental requests with alcohol onsite or requests for over 50 people and all seasonal and long-term reservations must continue to be submitted through a Facility Scheduler by submitting a request form
  • For day use visits between June 21st to June 23rd, 2024, please contact the Tottenham Bluegrass Festival for tickets. 
Before You Visit 

Review the Tottenham Conservation Area brochure before you visit.

  • Check-in time is 3:00pm. If you arrive before 3:00pm, and your site is not ready, you are welcome to enjoy the use of the facility until your site is ready for occupancy. 
  • Checkout time is 12:00PM (NOON). 
  • Check the status of the Tottenham Conservation Area beach water before you visit. 
  • Permit holders must be 21 years or older.
  • For your camping comfort, and those around you, we allow one family (2 adults and 3 children) to a maximum of 5 persons per site. Adults (Minimum 21 years) camping on one site are restricted to four adults.
  • Quiet time is between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

 Please review the Tottenham Conservation Area Conditions of Use for further details. 

Campsite Bookings
Overnight Camping 

The Tottenham Conservation Area offers a variety of serviced and un-serviced campsites.

  • Campsite Bookings: opens May 19th – September 30th, 2023
  • Campsites must be booked for a minimum of 3 nights on all long weekends to include Friday, Saturday & Sunday. 
  • Bookings between June 19th to 22nd, 2023 will be reserved onsite/drive up only - online and over the phone reservations are not available during this time. 
  • Bookings between June 23rd to June 25th, 2023 must be reserved through the Tottenham Bluegrass Festival

Book online now. If a campsite is not visible on the date you are viewing, the site has been booked. 

Seasonal Camping - closed for the season 
Gatehouse - closed for the season

Gatehouse Hours of Operation:

Open daily 8:00am-8:00pm 

Fees - day use 
View day use fees to visit the conservation area for the day between 8:00am to 8:00pm.
Fees - Overnight camping 

View fees to camp overnight at the conservation area. 

Disc Golf 

The Tottenham Conservation Area is home to an 18 hole disc golf course. Discs are available for a rental fee of $5.50 plus HST at the gatehouse. The course will be closed during the Tottenham Bluegrass Festival and may be on long weekends due to increased park capacity and visitor safety. 

View a map of the Disc Golf Course. 

Map & Location Information

Tottenham Conservation Area (TCA) address, 6787 4th Line, Tottenham, ON L0G 1W0

View a map of the Tottenham Conservation Area.   

Features & Amenities 

A large, sandy beach lets visitors relax and enjoy the water. You can bring your canoe or pedal boats to explore the pond. Personal floatation devices are strongly recommended. 

  • Full and un-serviced campsites available 
  • Picnic shelters/Pavilions available for reservations 
  • 18 hole Disc Golf course onsite with disc rentals available at the gatehouse - closed on long weekend due to increased park capacity and safety concerns
  • 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 
  • 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 South Simcoe Railway - 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
Picnic Pavilion Rentals 
The Tottenham Conservation Area offers three picnic pavilions to use for shelter and picnics while you visit. Rent a picnic pavilion to host a family reunion, anniversary, business retreat or other private gathering. There are three pavilions to choose from. Scroll down to view images. 
  • Picnic Pavilion rental requests to have alcohol onsite or for over 50 guests and all seasonal and long term reservations must continue to be submitted through a Facility Scheduler by submitting a request form. 
  • Please note pavilion guests who are not deemed a Town of New Tecumseth resident are subject to admission fees when entering the conservation area. Residents must provide proof of residency upon entry to the park on every visit to be granted free admission. Entry fees are noted above under the fees, map and location information area. 

View Picnic Pavilion Rental fees. 

Refunds/Cancellations 

As per the Tottenham Conservation Area Conditions of Use:

  • Refund requests provided 21 days or more prior to your booking date will receive a full refund minus a Facility Rental cancellation fee of $24.00 plus HST. 
  • Requests received less than 21 days prior to booking date, no refund will be issued.

The Parks, Recreation and Culture Department reserves the right to cancel the permit if the applicant is in violation of any of the conditions of use. To submit a refund request please email rentals@newtecumseth.ca.  

Submit a cancellation request or email the Conservation Area.

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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