kelso conservation area

This beautiful beach is a short drive from Toronto but you need reservations to visit

Kelso Conservation Area is one of those places that has something for everyone, which makes it one of the best spots to visit in the summer. And best of all, it’s only 40 minutes from Toronto.

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Located in Milton, this four-square-kilometre conservation area is open year-round. In the summer what draws most people to this area are the picturesque hiking trails, epic cliff lookouts and clean beaches.

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The sandy beaches inside the park are open for swimming and boating in the summertime but you need a reservation to visit.

There are also tons of trail systems that will take you to various spots in Kelso, like high up on the escarpment and along the peaceful boardwalk, or to the historic lime kilns.

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Activities like rock climbing and mountain biking are also extremely popular here, which makes Kelso an adrenaline junkie’s paradise. When the snow melts, Kelso transforms from a ski and snowboarder's haven into a labyrinth of mountain biking trials.

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