Massassauga Conservation Area boasts over 1,200 meters of shoreline (with both sandy and cobble beach areas) fronting on the Bay of Quinte. This 24 hectare area offers a scenic stopover for boaters and an attractive spot for picnicking and hiking. In the winter, there is excellent cross country skiing on the marked trails.
A project is underway to rehabilitate the globally rare Bur Oak Savannah that is found here. This rehabilitation will also return some of the unique and very important Alvar and prairie species, such as Prairie Smoke and Early Buttercup. In the early 1990s, the Friends of Massassauga volunteer organization was formed, and with their help, the Massassauga Point Conservation Area has continued to be a showcase for both natural and human history.

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Massassauga Conservation Area characteristics

Length: 6 shorter trails totalling 4 km.
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking, Cross-country skiing, Snowshoeing, and Cycling
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible.
Fees: Parking fee: $5 per day

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: Washrooms, picnic tables

Attractions: None

Quinte Conservation Authority Phone Number (613) 968-3434 or (613) 354-3312

Find it: 1231 Massassauga Road, Belleville, Ontario

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.1459320
Longitude: -77.3164370