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Valens Conservation Area

Address: 1691 Regional Road 97 | Flamborough, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S7, Canada
Phone Number: 905-659-7715
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Ranked #24 of 67 Attractions in Hamilton
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Camping, Fishing
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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

This was the first time at this park and was pleasantly surprised. There is so much to do here and the beach area is kept beautifully. We will definitely be coming back.

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Hamilton, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Used to go here all the time on school trips, loved the swimming and quiet setting. Nice place for a family outing.

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Hamilton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

great swimming area also great for camping with or without a camper- even better for camping in a tent- store has some supplies but should bring what you need with you

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Burlington, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We had a great time for 3 days, really enjoyed the beach, canoeing and fishing. Poison ivy all around our campsite and on the hiking trails caused us to end our trip too early. While park staff kept the campground and beach clean they should do more to control poison ivy around the campsites and hiking trails.

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Dundas, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Valens offers so many things to do, they have a great camping area, beach, trails, bridge over the water, go for the day or stay for the weekend, my two little boys love going to valens.

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Windsor
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57 reviews 57 reviews
4 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We have camped here for the last 5 years, if you camp in the older section the sites are welled tree and some are excellent for privacy. The fishing is just okay but great for kids as they can catch small fish all day. THe beach area is excellent with sand and then a nice grassy area with some nice... More

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Pleasant conservation area. They have a decent store with nice washroom facilities near the beach. The beach is average and the cleanliness of the water can vary at times due to many conditions. The campsite are average and they have a good play area in the middle for activities.

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Paris, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
3 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I should rather say hanging not camping because we all hung in hammocks. Great spot with indoor bathrooms a few steps away with hot water. This was a great spot to test out some cold weather gear as we had our first snow fall of the winter. They charge per site and price is not bad if you bring a... More

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Guelph
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We camped here for many years all summer when our kids were young. Loved it. Safe and secure for them to ride bikes swim and generally have fun. Very well run.

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Valens is a beautiful conservation area where you can swim, play on a clean and well groomed beach. You can camp and campsites are shady and well maintained. It's a great place to host a family reunion. You can rent a pavilion, and bbq. It's a great place to take the kids fishing or for a hike in the woods.... More

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