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Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

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16160 Highway 12 East, Midland, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-526-7809
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Wye Marsh Hike

During the summer, with our grandchildren (8 & 6), we decided to explore the marsh. The children... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Karen L
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Midland, Canada
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What a disappointment

My wife and I have cross country skied at the Wye Marsh for years and we were looking to get back... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
danskateski
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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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Open year round, Wye Marsh is an excellent place to get outdoors and get close to nature. Situated on 3,000 acres of National and Provincial Wildlife Area, the centre is teaming with fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities. From trumpeter swans to painted turtles there is always something to see from the 25 km of trails and boardwalks. We also offer naturalist guided tours and programs that will take you into the marsh. We offer guided canoe/kayak tours, walks with a naturalist and equipment rentals (bike, ski and snowshoe) to further explore the marsh. Our interpretive centre has live reptiles and amphibians and birds of prey demonstrations. Throughout the year we run special events, workshops and speaker presentations. Escape, explore and experience nature at it's best with Wye Marsh.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“trumpeter swans” (19 reviews)
“canoe ride” (8 reviews)
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16160 Highway 12 East, Midland, Ontario, Canada
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"trumpeter swans"
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"canoe ride"
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"sunflower seeds"
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"cross country ski"
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"snow shoe"
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"hiking trails"
in 4 reviews
"maple syrup"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful nature"
in 3 reviews
"pancakes"
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"snowy owl"
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"year round"
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"nice hike"
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"brought a picnic lunch"
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"great birds"
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"peaceful walk"
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"observation tower"
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"bring bug spray"
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

During the summer, with our grandchildren (8 & 6), we decided to explore the marsh. The children loved the interactive, guided tour of the marsh where they were able to scoop up marsh water to investigate it's contents. It was fun to walk amongst the...More

Thank Karen L
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

My wife and I have cross country skied at the Wye Marsh for years and we were looking to get back at it. We renewed our membership and got out on the trail........ WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT! On getting back from our ski, where we experienced...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Beautiful setting with wildlife and very reasonable rental prices. We went cross country skiing. I'd have a membership if I lived closer.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

March means a different view of Wye Marsh! I loved meeting Odin the Snowy Owl, and taking photos of the other birds of prey. The berries and grasses around the marsh made for a great photography walk!

Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

My family was in the area for another event (Pumpkin Inferno... also wonderful), and we stumbled across the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre while considering things to do in the afternoon. Suffice it to say, the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre was a wonderful place to spend...More

Thank Dwayne H
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Try and schedule your visit at the time when the birds of prey are doing a 'show'. To see the owl out of it's cage and to see the hawk take food out of your hand was terrific. Kids, of all ages, will love it....More

Thank MaggieM1221
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Great place to visit. We did 1-hr guided canoe tour. Very relaxing and peaceful nature. We also came in early, hence weather was great (nice sunny breeze) and not too many people (there were only 4 people on the tour plus 1 guide). We walked...More

Thank megazettai
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a really well done reserve and we did see one trumpeter... the trails are really well done and lots of shady places to bring out the patience and wait for a few sightings, sadly we were unlucky but that is the time of...More

Thank Ishbel_adventurer
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A less know treasure is the Wildflower gardens and the gardeners who are at work there every Thursday. They sell plants and give free advise. Take a canoe trip through the Marsh or even kayak which takes you in deeper. Children love to feed the...More

Thank Kay H
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place , pretty ,outdoorsy It's alot of walking so for us it was a bit harder but some views were worth it

Thank Charlenewr
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chris r
24 August 2016|
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Response from WyeMarsh | Property representative |
Hi Chris, Thank you for your question. Sam and Sonic (our snapping turtles) were originally illegally held in captivity by people that did not understand the rules about native wildlife, and as a result are not capable of... More
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LeoGC14
19 August 2016|
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Response from WyeMarsh | Property representative |
Hello Leo, We do allow dogs onsite. Dogs are permitted to be onsite while on a leash and we ask that you clean up after the dog and to stay on the trails - keep in mind we do have poison ivy here and although it is not a... More
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