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Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wye Marsh

Wye Marsh has many hiking trails that can be used in the winter. They have ski and snowshoe rentals... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard N
A beautiful winter wonderland - must go!

I would highly recommend a visit to Wye Marsh. It is a huge property with a variety of activities... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dana D
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Open year round, Wye Marsh is an excellent place to get outdoors and get close to nature. Situated on 3,000 acres of National and Provincial Wildlife Area, the centre is teaming with fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities. From trumpeter swans to...more
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16160 Highway 12 East, Midland, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wye Marsh has many hiking trails that can be used in the winter. They have ski and snowshoe rentals available. There is a sanctuary for Trumpeter Swans who stay all winter. The centre has made it easy to view the birds in the sanctuary.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Richard N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend a visit to Wye Marsh. It is a huge property with a variety of activities for the solo traveller, couples, friends or families. My partner and I visited Wye Marsh for the first time February 2019. It was one of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dana D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for snowshoeing with our small family in February. It was the second visit for us. The Centre offers beautiful trails with information stations and lookouts. Feeding the chickadees is great fun for adults and children alike. The staff is friendly and welcoming.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ingo H
Reviewed 12 February 2019

The Wye Marsh is a Canadian wildlife mecca. The importance of wetlands & marshes should be celebrated loudly in our country. The staff are extremely helpful & friendly though the birds are the real gems. I especially enjoyed the Birds of Prey exhibit. Show your...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JLLuker
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Best experience ever! We had Chickadees eating from our hands and from the top of our heads (we put seed on our heads). Adults loved it as much as the kids. I can only imagine how beautiful it must be in the summer time!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank elgan2010
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent conservation area which surprisingly fun even in the winter. We covered most of the trails accompanied by some very social chickadees who swooped in for their sunflower seed treats. The Birds of Prey demons are pretty spectacular too. Learnt a lot about the birds...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pooja M
Reviewed 29 October 2018

An interesting place to see nature and enjoy a leisurely walk or to sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WCCanuck
Reviewed 15 October 2018

It is a beautiful spot. Admire the birds. Some will eat from your hand. Very relaxing. Birds of pray and swans are amazing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VladK_12
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Visited for the morning, sunny warm day. Very quiet at the Centre now that he majority of tourists have gone home. A great place to walk around amongst the marshes, over the boardwalk and pathways, careful not to step on the many frogs and occasional...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChrisJanC
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

great place to go to relax and watch the majestic trumpeter swans. lovely walking trails spent hours walking the paths and just sitting to watch nature.

Date of experience: August 2018
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chris r
24 August 2016|
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Response from WyeMarsh | Property representative |
Hi Chris, Thank you for your question. Sam and Sonic (our snapping turtles) were originally illegally held in captivity by people that did not understand the rules about native wildlife, and as a result are not capable of... More
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LeoGC14
19 August 2016|
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Response from WyeMarsh | Property representative |
Hello Leo, We do allow dogs onsite. Dogs are permitted to be onsite while on a leash and we ask that you clean up after the dog and to stay on the trails - keep in mind we do have poison ivy here and although it is not a... More
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