Hay Creek

Welcome to Hay Creek Conservation Area!

Located just 5km west of Port Dover, enjoy walking along the 2 km nature trail that loops through wooded areas and past the Hay Creek Reservoir providing opportunities for bird watching and viewing a variety of plants. Hay Creek is also home to some Carolinian forest species. No camping or swimming allowed.

Accessibility Information

  • Note that the hills and natural base with exposed tree roots may make it difficult for some users.

Trailhead and Access Points

Nature trail can be accessed at:

  • The entrance to the conservation area, on Port Ryerse Road.
  • Alternative trail entrance a little farther south, on Port Ryerse Road, passed the dam.


Parking is available at the two entrances on Port Ryerse Road.

Organization: Long Point Region Conservation Authority

  • Bridge over Hay Creek
    Bridge over Hay Creek