Parking at Eva Wardlaw Conservation Area may be limited between now and December due to approved community use of parking area.

The gates and washrooms are now closed for the season at Eau Claire Gorge Conservation Area.  Trails can be used, but will have to walk from Peddlers Dr. to access the head of the trail.


Laurier Woods Conservation Area Now Open.  ONR culvert cleared and water levels have dropped.

The Kinsmen Trail underpass at Oak St leading to Lee Park / Memorial Drive has now reopened.  It was closed due to sediment from flooding due to a water main break Tuesday evening. 

Office Hours:

NBMCA (North Bay):  8:00 am to 4:30 pm until Dec 3.  After Dec 3, hours will b8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

NBMCA (Parry Sound):  8 am to 12 noon and  
1 pm to 4 pm.    


The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) was founded in 1972 by the Province of Ontario and the NBMCA’s 10 member municipalities. As a community-based, non-profit environmental organization, the NBMCA is dedicated to conserving, restoring, developing and managing renewable natural resources on a watershed basis. The NBMCA is one of 36 Conservation Authorities who are members of Conservation Ontario.

 Map of the NBMCA's jurisdiction.

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