Record #: MID1646
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 29 Jun 2023

Location, Telephone & Internet

Office Phone 705-526-7809
Fax 705-526-3294
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Located In Community Midland
Address 16160 Hwy 12
Midland, ON

Contact Information

Primary Contact Heather Keery, Special Events and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: ext 217; Email:
Alternate Contact Kim Hacker, Executive Director; Phone: ext 201; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 100 
Midland, ON 
Canada L4R 4K6

Description & Services

Description (Service) Wildlife Centre located on 3,000 acres of Provincially Significant Wetlands and woodlands in Tay, Ontario. Visitors of all ages and abilities are encouraged to discover a variety of outdoor educational enviornmental programming, both drop-in and pre-registered, from guided walks to mocassin making workshops.

Facilities include:
  • Birds of Prey Field
  • Wildflower gardens
  • Waterfowl monitoring platform
  • Bee House
  • Floating Boardwalk & Berm
  • Pavilion
  • Lookout Tower
  • Hiking & snowshoe trails
  • 25 kms of cross country ski trails
  • Full ski and snowshoe rentals
  • Accessible Visitor Centre
  • Gift Shop
Activities included with admission:
  • Live animal demonstrations on weekends
  • Family nature programs
  • Guided walks with a naturalist
  • Curriculumn-based education programs for school children
  • Outdoor education experiences for Scouts, Guides and other groups
Other programs:
  • Canoe, kayak and snowshoe ecotours
  • Winter Break, March Break, and Summer Daycamps
  • Sweetwater Maple Syrup Festival in March
  • Nature-themed workshops, i.e., moccasin making, nature photography, stone carving, wildlife photograpy, wilderness camping, etc.
Visit website for all programs, activities and events.
Hours Visitor Centre: Mon-Sun 9 am-5 pm Trails: Mon-Sun 9 am-4 pm
Open 362 days of the year. Only closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas and Boxing Day
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) ; Simcoe County ; Wellington County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Drop in
Languages French - Audio Tours; German - Audio Tours
Fees Membership - Call or see website for information ; Program - Call or see website for information ; Admission - Call or see website for information ; Indigenous, First Nation, Metis and Inuit Individuals are welcome to free access of trails (does not apply to workshops, events and special programs). Contact Kim Hacker for more details.

Other Details

Physical Access Fully Accessible - All facilities including trails are fully accessible. Accessibility Equipment is available upon request.

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