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Kettle Creek Conservation Authority

Conservation Area

Book A Campsite

KCCA’s urban conservation area with wilderness appeal, located on the doorstep of St. Thomas and is open from May 1 to September 30.


Dalewood Reservoir Trail

A looped trail that winds around 25 hectares of Provincially Significant Wetland.

Evans Sisters' Water Trail

This 2.8 km water trail leads canoeists and kayakers through 25 hectares of Provincially Significant Wetland.

Facilities and Activities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Accessible washroom
  • Fishing platforms
  • Picnic Areas
  • Canoe and kayak rentals
  • Playground
  • Disc golf course (nearby)

Did you know, you can book your Dalewood Day-Use pass online Enter your personal information and a receipt will be sent to your email. Present your receipt at the gatehouse or if the gatehouse is closed proceed to enter the campground.

Kayak and Canoe Rentals

Interested in our canoe and kayak rentals? Please call 226-378-7158 for more information.


Host your next celebration or corporate event at Dalewood. Not sure if we can host your event? Contact Rob Lindsay, Conservation Area Coordinator for more information.

Additional Resources

These rules, regulations and standards were developed to maintain a level of safety and consistency at both Lake Whittaker and Dalewood Conservation Areas and are based on KCCA’s R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 111.

This is the current fee schedule for KCCA’s campgrounds and day use facilities.


10518 Dalewood Road,
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3T3


Gatehouse (519) 631-1009
Park Security (519) 281-8029

Gatehouse Hours

Monday to Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday to Sunday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Pool Hours

The Dalewood Swimming Pool will be open for the season beginning July 1, 2022. 

For up-to-date pool hours please call the gatehouse directly.

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Staff Contact

Rob Lindsay
Dalewood Conservation Area Coordinator
Tel: (519) 631-1270

Joe Gordon
Assistant Manager,
Supervisor of Planning & Conservation Areas
Tel: (519) 631-1270 ext. 226

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