Located on the shores of Lake Ontario Lynde Shores Conservation Area offers the local community a vast array of wildlife. From seasonal bird migration to a network of walking trails this area is a must see for any nature lover.
What wildlife can you see at Lynde Shores?
The wildlife at Lynde Shores almost seems endless. As soon as you walk from the parking lot you’ll see tons of birds from Canadian Geese to Mallard Ducks. Walk a few more steps in either direction and you’ll see even more birds and if you look closely in the water you just might see some fish. Capturing birds can be a bit of a challenge but in this location you’ll have lots of opportunities. Take a look at these simple bird photography tips for beginners before you head out. Armed with this you’ll have jumped ahead of the average photography and certainly captured some good bird pictures.
Lynde Shores Conservation Area map
Use the following map to find your way to Lynde Shores just East of Toronto and in the middle of Durham Region. The location is easy to get to from highway 401 just exist at Brock Street in Whitby. Many local photographers find this spot ideal for taking photos of the wildlife and family.
Kayaking and canoeing schedule
A protect conservation area Lynde Shores as a limited window for kayaking or canoeing. Paddlers can easily access the launch area located steps away from the parking lot. The launch area is open from mid July to mid September each year. Check the government site for precise dates.
Lynde Shores photo gallery
Whether I’m paddling in my kayak at Lynde Shores or walking one of the many trails I’m always surprised at the variety of wildlife. From wild turkeys that you can almost touch to swans and otters paddling along with you.
The following collection of photographs were all taken while roaming around Lynde Shores. So take your camera with you even if it’s a cell phone and snap away!
While you’re in the area don’t forget to check out another hidden gem in Durham Region. Down the road is Duffins Creek in Ajax another location packed with wildlife and a launch area for canoes and kayaks. So if you make it down to Lynde Shores Conservation Area look out for me, I’ll be the guy in the yellow kayak snapping photos!