Halton parks teeming with activities for residents of Burlington, Oakville, Milton


Published May 4, 2022 at 1:19 pm

Conservation Halton has announced several events over the next few months for the residents of Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills.

Whether it’s celebrating mom, learning more about nature or enjoying artisanal food and beverages, there’s something for everyone across the region.

Mother’s Day Candle Making Workshop, May 8, Mountsberg Conservation Area

Bring mom to view honeybees in a an observation hive, hear from beekeepers, make your own beeswax candle and take home a taste of honey.

Kelso Mountain Bike Race, beginning May 24

Some of the best climbs in southern Ontario are available to mountain bike racers of all levels. Riders can sign up for as many as 13 races, culminating in the grand finale Aug. 23.

Pride in Nature, June 11, Conservation Area 8

Celebrate the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Halton with a nature-based event including food, drinks, activities, art and music.

Blooms and Bubbles, June 25-26, Conservation Area 8

Celebrate the summer season and all things that grow locally at Conservation Halton’s newest event.

Talons & Tailfeathers, until June 26, Mountsberg Conservation Area

A small-group experience with some of the resident raptors and other birds of prey.

Farmers and Friends, until June 26, Mountsberg Conservation Area

Enjoy a meet and greet with some barnyard friends including goats, rabbits, sheep, and more. Join barn staff and learn about what our farmyard friends eat and how to care for them.

Wildflower Walk, now to July 3, Crawford Lake

Explore the woods at Crawford Lake in search of stunning wildflowers with the help of a guide who will share knowledge and stories.

Habitat Hunt, until July 3, Mountsberg Conservation Area

Explore different animal habitats, from birds to frogs and everything inbetween.

Slither and Crawl, until July 3, Mountsberg Conservation Area

Join educators on a quest to get hands-on with creatures that slither and crawl, including tadpoles, insects and one of the park’s resident snakes.

Lake to Longhouse Tour, until July 3, Crawford Lake Conservation Area

Travel back in time and explore the reconstructed 15th century longhouse and village gardens with hands-on learning opportunities.


This program offers local gardeners a chance to provide habitat for native pollinators like the monarch butterfly. Click to order.

Hops & Harvest, Sept. 23-25, Halton Conservation Area 8

Hops & Harvest is an autumn festival that features local food, beverage, and artisan vendors while celebrating the great outdoors. The unique event is inspired by the changing colours of the escarpment, the patchwork of farm fields and the abundance of fresh farmers’ market produce.

For more information, visit Conservation Halton website.

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