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Valens Conservation Area

#29 of 156 things to do in Hamilton Features Animals
1691 Regional Road 97 | Flamborough, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S7, Canada
+1 905-659-7715
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Very Pleasantly Surprised

I have driven by the sign for Valen's on the 401 thousands of times and had never gone. Finally I... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Walley55
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Guelph, Canada
Great place

Camping at valens is a great place to relax and enjoy yourself.it has lots of trails and clean... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Darek W
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1691 Regional Road 97 | Flamborough, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S7, Canada
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

I have driven by the sign for Valen's on the 401 thousands of times and had never gone. Finally I set up a work trip to go and try their 'forest skating trail'- what a great surprise! It cost barely anything to get in and...More

Thank Walley55
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Camping at valens is a great place to relax and enjoy yourself.it has lots of trails and clean bathrooms and showers and has a nice Sandy beach and there's boats and canoe and fishing....

1  Thank Darek W
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice camping picnic and beach area canoe rental and fishing great place been going since I was a kid

Thank caroline_doyle26
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Was in the area on business today when I checked this place out. It was closed plus was gated so I as able to get in by walking in here. Therefore I parked the car and walked around thus checked it out with some time...More

Thank b0b55russell
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The park has numerous activities, including hiking/walking, boating, camping and picnicking. The park seems spacious, and was not too busy on Sunday, Sept 11. Overall we enjoyed the time at the park, although there were signs of people not picking after their dogs. I would...More

Thank Jimthefriar
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We visited on a Sunday with 3 other families. We used to camp here often when our boys were little but have not been here in about 7 years. The beach is a nice size although the sand is not that nice, and the bottom...More

Thank nurse32
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Valens and enjoyed this conservation area. The entry fee was typical-$10.00 for car and driver and $5.00 for each passenger. There are no lifeguards but a buoy line is set up for a large swimming area. There are plenty of garbage containers scattered...More

Thank Bonnie F
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We love provincial parks but not the declining standards of camper etiquette and park security's tendency to ignore noise and other behaviours that take away from others enjoyment of the park. Valens gets it right though - some camping areas there are radio free but...More

Thank SWO_Traveller
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have done a lot of Ontario Provincial Parks and find them to be of good quality but now that we have tried Valens we know that there is a very good alternative. The sites were very clean, spacious and well situated in our campgrounds...More

1  Thank MelOshawa
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We've camped at Valens a few times. There is a nice beach with a lot of shallow area for the little ones. For those who like to fish there are several docks to fish off. Last time there we rented kayaks and spent a few...More

Thank Sandy P
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Ronald K
Are there fish cleaning stations
26 March 2017|
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Response from reneechristiansen | Reviewed this property |
not that I.ve seen
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Fantasia G
Am I allowed to bring my own charcoal bbq?
4 August 2016|
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Response from reneechristiansen | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can
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