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Boyd Conservation Area
8739 Islington Ave Vaughan, ON


Boyd Conservation Area will re-open on April 30, 2016. Open weekends only in May.

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Come together with nature, the outdoors, and family and friends at Boyd Conservation Area. Hike through the forest, play on green spaces along the Humber River, and enjoy picnics, BBQs and fun.

  • To contact Boyd Conservation Area, please call 905-851-0575905-851-0575
  • To make a reservation please call 416-667-6295416-667-6295 (Mon-Fri, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)

Hours of Operation:

Month Weekdays Weekends
April 30 closed 9 am - 6 pm
May closed 9 am - 8 pm
June 9 am - 9 pm 9 am - 9 pm
July 9 am - 9 pm 9 am - 9 pm
August 9 am - 8 pm 9 am - 8 pm
September (weekends only) 9 am - 7 pm 9 am - 7 pm
October (weekends only) to Thanksgiving 9 am - 6 pm 9 am - 6 pm
October 10, 2016 to April 30, 2017 closed closed

 

Admissions:

General Admissions (HST included):

Per Person  
Adult (15+) $6.50
Senior (60+) $5.50
Children (0-14), with their family FREE

Schools, Day Camps and Groups :

Per Person  
Children (2-14) $3.50
Adult (for every 10 children, 1 accompanying adult receives free admission)
$6.50

 

Pet Policy:

Pets are permitted at most Toronto and Region Conservation areas; however, for the safety and enjoyment of everyone, we do insist that:

  •  pets are kept on a leash at all times
  •  owners clean up after their pets
  •  pets are not allowed in the visitors centre

 

Groups and Education:

To book Boyd Conservation Area for any of these activities, please call our customer service department at 416-667-6295416-667-6295.

Cross Country Running

During the fall, Boyd Conservation Area plays host to a number of cross-country races. The large shade trees offer runners the perfect conditions for training and competition. Our friendly staff has plenty of experience hosting cross country runs and will help make your next race a success.

Day Camps

Boyd is a great place for day camps and day cares to explore nature's playground during the summer months. We offer an ideal location with many shaded areas, picnic shelters for lunch and snack times, open fields for sports and plenty of washrooms. Special permit pricing applies.

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Private Functions:

For more information, date availability or to book an appointment to visit the facilities, please call (416) 667-6295(416) 667-6295 or picnics@trca.on.ca

Picnics

With 17 picnic sites located throughout the park, Boyd Conservation Area can easily accommodate groups, both large and small. Our friendly customer service representatives will help you determine the best site for your group and will even set you up with caterers, tent rental and entertainment companies. For more information, please visit www.picnics.ca.

Other TRCA Venues

Looking for a unique location for your next corporate or social event? TRCA owns a number of distinct indoor and outdoor event venues in the GTA that will make your next event an affair to remember. For more information on these facilities, please visit:

Black Creek Pioneer Village
Albion Hills Conservation Area
Kortright Centre for Conservation

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Hiking Trails

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Picnic Sites:

Apple Grove

Apple Grove Image

Capacity 200
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap No
Site Fees $200.00 plus HST

 

Cedar Glen

Cedar Glen Image

Capacity 200
Description Flat, some rough terrain
Playground close
Parking On-site
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap Yes
Site Fees $200.00 plus HST

 

Cliffside 1 - with shelter 

Cliffside 1 Picnic Site

Capacity 400
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap Nearby
Site Fees $435.00 plus HST

 

Cliffside 2

Cliffside 2

Capacity 200
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Partial privacy
Water Tap No
Site Fees $200.00 plus HST

 

Elmgrove 1 - Shelter with Hydro 

Elmgrove 1

Capacity 500
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground Short walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap Yes
Site Fees $500.00 plus HST

 

Elmgrove 2 - Shelter with Hydro 

Elmgrove 2

Capacity 200
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground Closeby
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap Yes
Site Fees $500.00 plus HST

 

Green Acres - with shelter

Creen Acres Picnic Site

Capacity 300
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap No
Site Fees $435.00 plus HST

 

Hilltop

Hilltop

Capacity 200
Description Slope, trees
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap No
Site Fees $200.00 plus HST

 

Hillview - with shelter 

Hillview

Capacity 1,000
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap Yes
Site Fees $435.00 plus HST

 

Mapleview

Mapleview

Capacity 75
Description Small sloping site
Playground long walk
Parking some spots on site, larger lot close by
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap No
Site Fees $200.00 plus HST

 

Pine Ridge 

Pine Ridge

Capacity 600
Description Large flat, sloping site
Playground Close by
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Some
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Private
Water Tap Yes
Site Fees $200.00 plus HST

 

Pleasant View

Pleasantview

Capacity 60
Description large, flat site
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade No
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap No
Site Fees $200.00 plus HST

 

Poplar Hill

Poplar Hill

Capacity 100
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap No
Site Fees $200.00 plus HST

 

Riverdale

Riverdale

Capacity 100
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Good
Water Tap Yes
Site Fees $200.00 plus HST

 

Riverview - with shelter 

Riverview

Capacity 600
Description Flat, large open area, trees
Playground Close walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Partial privacy
Water Tap Yes
Site Fees $435.00 plus HST

 

Roadside - Shelter with Hydro 

Roadside

Capacity 600
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap Yes
Site Fees $500.00 plus HST

 

Spruce Ridge

Spruce Ridge

Capacity 300
Description Flat, trees close to road
Playground long walk
Parking On-site, ample
Shade Yes
Washrooms All within walking distance
Privacy Open space
Water Tap Nearby
Site Fees $200.00 plus HST