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Valens Conservation Area

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1691 Regional Road 97 | Flamborough, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S7, Canada
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Nice park for half a day's activities

The park has numerous activities, including hiking/walking, boating, camping and picnicking... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Jimthefriar
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Ontario, Canada
Dirty Bathrooms and Overflowing garbage

We visited on a Sunday with 3 other families. We used to camp here often when our boys were... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
nurse32
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Hamilton, Ontario
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“great camping” (4 reviews)
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1691 Regional Road 97 | Flamborough, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S7, Canada
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

The park has numerous activities, including hiking/walking, boating, camping and picnicking. The park seems spacious, and was not too busy on Sunday, Sept 11. Overall we enjoyed the time at the park, although there were signs of people not picking after their dogs. I would...More

1  Thank Jimthefriar
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visited on a Sunday with 3 other families. We used to camp here often when our boys were little but have not been here in about 7 years. The beach is a nice size although the sand is not that nice, and the bottom...More

1  Thank nurse32
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Valens and enjoyed this conservation area. The entry fee was typical-$10.00 for car and driver and $5.00 for each passenger. There are no lifeguards but a buoy line is set up for a large swimming area. There are plenty of garbage containers scattered...More

1  Thank BonnieF863
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We love provincial parks but not the declining standards of camper etiquette and park security's tendency to ignore noise and other behaviours that take away from others enjoyment of the park. Valens gets it right though - some camping areas there are radio free but...More

4  Thank SWO_Traveller
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have done a lot of Ontario Provincial Parks and find them to be of good quality but now that we have tried Valens we know that there is a very good alternative. The sites were very clean, spacious and well situated in our campgrounds...More

3  Thank MelOshawa
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We've camped at Valens a few times. There is a nice beach with a lot of shallow area for the little ones. For those who like to fish there are several docks to fish off. Last time there we rented kayaks and spent a few...More

Thank Sandy P
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The beach is clean and shallow, a great place for young children to play. After beach we went on a trail and saw lots of frogs!

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We spent 2 nights at Valens and am planning another trip in a couple weeks. The lot we had was very large and nicely shaded. It had 2 picnic tables, a fire pit and was close to the washrooms. Great spot! The beach was excellent...More

1  Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Valens for almost 15 years now. We take our young kids ages 2 and 7. There is nice trails in this park as well as a great beach. Camping here is also great. We have always found this place to...More

Thank Dwayne H
Reviewed 9 July 2016

My daughter and I have been camping every year for a few days at Valens, it's close to home in case we forgot or need something. We are getting a hydro spot which is closer to amenities. From most spots, you need at least a...More

Thank merlineaton
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Shawn A
26 June 2017|
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Response from reneechristiansen | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I always stayed at fox run 154 153...I liked the open area for kids to run and it was near bathrooms and water
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Ronald K
25 March 2017|
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Response from reneechristiansen | Reviewed this property |
not that I.ve seen
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