Welcome to Meisel Woods —The Meisel Woods Conservation Area is 130-acres of excellent Precambrian Shield land. It is a forested natural area with plants, animals and landscape typical of the headwaters of the Tay and Upper Rideau watershed. The property surrounds a 60-acre, headwaters lake known as Beaver or Bass Lake and includes additional waterfrontage on Crow Lake.

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Meisel Woods Conservation Area has just one of the many nature trails and hiking trails you can find throughout Ontario by using the search features of OntarioNaturetrails.com

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Meisel Woods Conservation Area characteristics

Length: 5 km.
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Boardwalks and Natural
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: None

Attractions: None

call 613-692-3571 ext. 1178

Find it: Take Crow Lake Road east off of Highway 38. Turn onto Anderson Road for approximately .5 km then turn right again on Anderson and 1 km ahead on the right hand side

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.7244490
Longitude: -76.6243990