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Valens Conservation Area

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1691 Regional Road 97 | Flamborough, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S7, Canada
+1 905-659-7715
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Great family place

Nice camping picnic and beach area canoe rental and fishing great place been going since I was a kid

Reviewed 17 October 2016
caroline_doyle26
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Hamilton, Canada
Close To Cambridge, Ontario

Was in the area on business today when I checked this place out. It was closed plus was gated so I... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
b0b55russell
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Oakville, Canada
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1691 Regional Road 97 | Flamborough, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S7, Canada
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Nice camping picnic and beach area canoe rental and fishing great place been going since I was a kid

1  Thank caroline_doyle26
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Was in the area on business today when I checked this place out. It was closed plus was gated so I as able to get in by walking in here. Therefore I parked the car and walked around thus checked it out with some time...More

Thank b0b55russell
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

The park has numerous activities, including hiking/walking, boating, camping and picnicking. The park seems spacious, and was not too busy on Sunday, Sept 11. Overall we enjoyed the time at the park, although there were signs of people not picking after their dogs. I would...More

1  Thank Jimthefriar
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visited on a Sunday with 3 other families. We used to camp here often when our boys were little but have not been here in about 7 years. The beach is a nice size although the sand is not that nice, and the bottom...More

2  Thank nurse32
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Valens and enjoyed this conservation area. The entry fee was typical-$10.00 for car and driver and $5.00 for each passenger. There are no lifeguards but a buoy line is set up for a large swimming area. There are plenty of garbage containers scattered...More

1  Thank BonnieF863
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

We love provincial parks but not the declining standards of camper etiquette and park security's tendency to ignore noise and other behaviours that take away from others enjoyment of the park. Valens gets it right though - some camping areas there are radio free but...More

4  Thank SWO_Traveller
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have done a lot of Ontario Provincial Parks and find them to be of good quality but now that we have tried Valens we know that there is a very good alternative. The sites were very clean, spacious and well situated in our campgrounds...More

3  Thank MelOshawa
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We've camped at Valens a few times. There is a nice beach with a lot of shallow area for the little ones. For those who like to fish there are several docks to fish off. Last time there we rented kayaks and spent a few...More

Thank Sandy P
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The beach is clean and shallow, a great place for young children to play. After beach we went on a trail and saw lots of frogs!

Thank Amy H
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

We spent 2 nights at Valens and am planning another trip in a couple weeks. The lot we had was very large and nicely shaded. It had 2 picnic tables, a fire pit and was close to the washrooms. Great spot! The beach was excellent...More

1  Thank Mandy S
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Shawn A
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Response from reneechristiansen | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I always stayed at fox run 154 153...I liked the open area for kids to run and it was near bathrooms and water
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Ronald K
26 March 2017|
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not that I.ve seen
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