Crawford Lake Conservation Area is a conservation area owned and operated by Conservation Halton near the community of Campbellvil...
Crawford Lake Conservation Area is a conservation area owned and operated by Conservation Halton near the community of Campbellville in Milton, Halton, Ontario.
The conservation area contains Crawford Lake, a reconstructed Iroquoian village, and several hiking trails.
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- Visitors can step back in time and explore the reconstructed fifteenth-century Iroquoian village, which is open seasonally and for special events. The site offers interpretive programs on Iroquoian life and culture and has three reconstructed longhouses and a palisade.
- The modern Deer Clan Longhouse features seasonal exhibits that explore contemporary Indigenous ways of knowing and village gardens help visitors learn about Indigenous foods and agriculture.
- The lake is named after the Crawford family, who lived on the site and donated the land to the conservation authority.
- Crawford Lake offers a wide range of educational programs and tours for schools and organizations, as well as excellent hiking and snowshoeing trails.
- From the elevated boardwalk that surrounds the lake to the Hide and Seek Trail, featuring chainsaw sculptures of species at risk, Crawford Lake Conservation Area has something for everyone.