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Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

#3 of 19 things to do in Midland Features Animals
16160 Highway 12 East, Midland, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-526-7809
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Great Bounty of Nature 自然が愛おしく感じられる場所

Canada has many places rich in natural beauty.This is by I love Canada.Among them,I want to return... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
copaaain0yoj
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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A natural treasure

My family loved hiking around the Wye Marsh. We went on a Sunday, and it was quite quiet. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
gws0000
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Toronto, Canada
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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 painted turtles there is always something to see from the 25 km of trails and boardwalks. We also offer naturalist guided tours and programs that will take you into the marsh. We offer guided canoe/kayak tours, walks with a naturalist and equipment rentals (bike, ski and snowshoe) to further explore the marsh. Our interpretive centre has live reptiles and amphibians and birds of prey demonstrations. Throughout the year we run special events, workshops and speaker presentations. Escape, explore and experience nature at it's best with Wye Marsh.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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16160 Highway 12 East, Midland, Ontario, Canada
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+1 705-526-7809
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Canada has many places rich in natural beauty.This is by I love Canada.Among them,I want to return this spot. Beautiful nature,big sky...I can't feel such a big sky in Japan. I enjoyed taking part in canoe tour,walking trail,seeing birds at close quarters and told the...More

Thank copaaain0yoj
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family loved hiking around the Wye Marsh. We went on a Sunday, and it was quite quiet. The Sunday Raptor show was fantastic. Both of my children were able to meet and hold a few different raptors. My son (13) was quite happy to...More

Thank gws0000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great trail system allows access to a range of natural habitat. The marsh boardwalk trail is excellent to see marsh animals, birds, and plants. The entry charge is high ($25 for 2 people), but the experience is special. There is a small gift shop....More

Thank andy_geology
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not only is this a beautiful area to explore, but the boardwalk offers plaques that inform you of the wildlife. Very enjoyable, a family must see

Thank elvis1237
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to Wye Marsh. There was hardly any mosquitoes, the trails were well maintained. The turtle display was under construction, so not much to see there. But the birds of prey was interesting.

Thank ylc25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boardwalk gives you an up close look at tadpoles, polliwogs and frogs. Pretty cool birds of prey exhibit as well.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

enjoyable walk around the marsh lots to see enjoyed the bird show would recommend this place a must to see great for a family visit

Thank Isobel S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We had a wonderful walk through the trails and the boardwalk. Very peaceful. Kids would love to spot the turtles and frogs in the marsh!

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 7 July 2017

A wetland is kindergarten for our Great Lakes and the Wye Marsh will never disappoint. Inside the reception area are live animals, outside is an aviary and the best boardwalk in Simcoe County. Walk to the end, go left, then right to the observation shelter...More

Thank Lokanski1
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This center is a series of very interesting trails and educational opportunities for people of all ages. The trails are not strenuous as far as hills and stairs are concerned and can be taken in series or shortcuts taken. The animals and very interesting.

Thank BillyJoeMat
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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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