Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area

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Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area
Map showing the location of Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area
Map showing the location of Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area
Location within Ontario
Location Ontario, Canada
Nearest city Kingston
Coordinates 44°16′58″N 76°30′46″W / 44.2827°N 76.5127°W / 44.2827; -76.5127Coordinates: 44°16′58″N 76°30′46″W / 44.2827°N 76.5127°W / 44.2827; -76.5127[1]
Area 394 hectares (970 acres)
Governing body Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority

Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area is a 394-hectare (970-acre) conservation area located north of the city of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and is managed by the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority.

The Little Cataraqui Creek flows through the area and a reservoir has been built for water control and wildlife management purposes. It boasts an outdoor centre and houses the headquarters of the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority. In the winter the conservation area is popular for ice skating, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. In the summer, several day camps operate, and popular activities are canoeing, kayaking and bird watching. Composed of pond, marsh, field, and forest habitats, a diverse collection of animal and plant species can be found.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little Cataraqui Creek Trail Map Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority

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