Big O Conservation Area

Location: Comber Ontario
Region: Southwestern
Character: Day-use Area
Length/Size: 11 acres

Big O Conservation Area
By Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority

The Big O Drain Tile Company donated this 4.5 hectare (11 acre) property to the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority in 1992.

Directions: Big O Conservation area is located on Elizabeth Street in Comber. From Comber, take County Rd. 46 East. Turn right onto Windsor, turn right onto Elizabeth. Entrance is on the South side of the road

Coordinates: Lat/Long 42.227, -82.552 UTM 371915, 4676145

Features: Big O Conservation Area has a variety of habitats and a number of nature trails that allow visitors to hike through these areas.

The park is open for dayuse from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. year-round, free of charge.

Natural Features: The Big O Conservation Area is one of southwestern Ontario’s birding ‘hot spots’. In early May, many species of migratory birds arrive at this conservation area after crossing Lake Erie. In the village of Comber, the Crossroads Restaurant maintains a bird log book where birdwatchers can check which birds have arrived and add species to the log book.