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Lynde Shores Conservation Area

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Address: 1285 Victoria St W, | Whitby, ON, Whitby, Ontario, Canada
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I have brought my children to Lynde Shores a number of times and they throughly enjoy it, but as a photographer, I generally come here by myself. Most of the trails are packed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Jeffrey F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have brought my children to Lynde Shores a number of times and they throughly enjoy it, but as a photographer, I generally come here by myself. Most of the trails are packed gravel, and suitable for all weather travel. The Chickadee trail can get a bit sloppy in wet weather, so plan your footwear accordingly. I prefer mid week... More 

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Thank Jeffrey F
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to go here on a nice day, morning or afternoon. We've been going since before we have kids. We take bird seed (not bread, but the higher grade seed we feed our own birds in the backyard). We always do the bird walk and if we have time we go further, sometimes all the way to the lake.... More 

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Thank irislise
Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing place to go for a walk at any time of the year. My wife and I visit at least once a week. We love all the wildlife we see on our walks, deer, owl's, rabbits and all types of birds.its such a relaxing place to go and unwind.

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Thank Zeb460
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy , marked walks. Lots of birds and occasionally deer , coyotes , raccoons, foxes. Chickadee Trail is great for kids as birds love sunflower seeds and will eat from your hands . Ducks and geese love corn and will also eat from your hand. Please do not feed animals bread. Just a small parking fee. Great for all ages.... More 

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Thank Sandy B
Whitby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to have a nice stroll. Very bust so if you plan on driving there get there early as the parking lot is not too big and there is no street parking as Victoria street is 1 lane. Do not park in the residential area close by residents will call parking enforcement on you and the local plaza will... More 

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Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lynde shores is a great place for a relaxing afternoon as a couple or with family. I've have taken my kids there since they where born and they are now taking there children. Bring bird seed and the chickadees will eat from your hand. There is plenty of wildlife to see so stroll out on the boardwalk and try to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lynde Shores - What an awesome piece of wildlife and nature to visit right in the heart of south Whitby along Bayly Avenue. Great place year round to visit although lately hard to find a place to park, as this location is becoming very popular. Use to be a hidden secret 20 years ago. Take bird seed of various kinds... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to bring family or just go for a walk. One thing to take into consideration is bring some bird food! As we were walking through an area, chickadees were eating off our hands. Pretty exciting! There is wild turkey's running around (depending on the time you go) as well as chipmunks, ducks, etc... There is... More 

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Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Trulls and the Lyndes landed on the shores in the Bowmanville area in the Fall of 1796. They were my ancestors and the first settlers out there. This conservation area is a wonderful place to walk, watch the waterfowl and reminisce about just how much has been developed in the cities since those days 220 years ago. Toronto back... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to take pics of birds. sometimes a little crowded. also chipmunks come right up to you not shy.

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