Bowmanville/Westside Marshes Conservation Area | Great Lakes Guide
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    Bowmanville/Westside Marshes Conservation Area
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Bowmanville Conservation Area is a lovely restored habitat that spans a near 200 acres. The region is home to two provincially significant coastal wetlands, with viewing platforms to bring you closer to the wildlife. The park is an important nesting habitat and stopover ground for many migrating and resident bird species, so you will definitely want to bring your binoculars. Keep your eyes peeled for the nesting osprey and large swan families! A looping trail will bring you around the upland area, between the two wetlands. This 1.5 km trail is wheelchair and stroller friendly — perfect for the whole family. For a workout, expand your hike to the nearby Waterfront Trail.



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Waterfront Trail, Courtice, ON L1E 2S6

  • Weather
  • Current temperature
  • 26°
    Feels like 26°
Partly cloudy throughout the day.

    • Humidity

    • 58%
    • Precipitation

    • 0%
    • Precip. type

    • None
    • UV Index

    • 2
    • Visibility

    • 16.1km
    • Sunrise

    • 5:35 AM
    • Sunset

    • 9:02 PM
    • Wind gust

    • 24.6kph
    • Wind speed

    • 9.1kph
    • Wind direction

    • West

    • Today

    • 27°
    • 15°
    • Thursday

    • 28°
    • 18°
    • Friday

    • 24°
    • 18°
    • Saturday

    • 26°
    • 19°
    • Sunday

    • 25°
    • 18°
    • Monday

    • 25°
    • 16°
    • Tuesday

    • 28°
    • 19°

This is the lake where I learned to swim, waterski, wakeboard, barefoot, sail, canoe, kayak and much more.



Hurricane Lake, ON
Michael Kagan
Lake Ontario Watershed