Kopegaron Woods


Location: Wheatley Ontario
Region: Southwestern
Character: Carolinean Forest
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Length/Size: 19 hectares

Kopegaron Woods
By Essex Region Conservation Authority

Take a hike along one of the most beautiful forest boardwalk trails in the region. While exploring this 19 hectare Carolinian woodland, you'll see Tulip-tree, Sassafras, Black Gum, Sycamore and Flowering Dogwood trees, as well as wildflowers such as Trillium, Jack-in-the-pulpit, May Apple, Spring Beauty and Columbine, to mention just a few.

Recreation Activities Available
Hiking
Take a hike along one of the most beautiful forest boardwalk trails in the region.
Bird watching
Kopegaron offers some interesting bird watching opportunities.
Picnicking
Escape the summer sun and relax with friends and family under the trees.
Cross-country skiing
Not just a beautiful destination in the summer, Kopegaron is a great place to explore in the snow too.

Facilities
Parking

Conservation Area Facts
Kopegaron Woods Conservation Area is renowned for its spring wildflowers, and is a great place for photographers to hone their skills in the brilliant sea of colour that lines the trails. Boardwalk trails meander through this conservation area, and beautiful spring warblers can be often be spotted resting before continuing their flight north in spring.

Open Dawn until Dusk. Accessible throughout the year. Free of charge.

Directions
Located on Highway #3 just west of Wheatley.