There are around 425 campsites, over 350 of them with electricity and also facilities for group camping, a store, free hot showers, laundry facilities, and a swimming pool.
This Conservation area has a lot to offer campers and those who enjoy the outdoors.
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions
How many people are allowed to stay on a campsite?
How many vehicles are allowed per site?
What time is check in and check out?
Are pets allowed?
Can we bring our own firewood?
Do you have an alcohol ban?
There are four marked trails in the Conservation Area, totaling 20 km. The Lake Trail is the longest, and is a 7 km walk each way.
There are three trails in the Dr. R.S. Murray Forest which are designated by colour - for example the Blue Trail is a self-guided interpretive trail.
Please keep in mind the following rules ...
Maps of the Conservation Area trails are available at the gatehouse.
It is permitted to fish from shore or on the reservoir for perch, bass and pike and there is a fishing dock located near the Marina.
The Reservoir here is also popular for motorboats, water skiing, sailing, board sailing and canoeing, however some restrictions apply.
There is both wet and dry dock storage available for motorboats and sailboats, and there is also gas available for purchase at the Marina.
The Conservation Area was created in 1965 when the Dam and Reservoir were completed.
Pets are welcome at Wildwood CA. They MUST be on leash (6 ft length max.).
You are responsible for cleaning up after them and keeping them quiet.
Pets are NOT allowed at the beach area.
Wildwood Conservation Area
Information on the Conservation Area
Nov 30, 21 09:00 AM
A reader from Odessa sent us this report about their sighting of two possums!
Nov 27, 21 09:00 AM
There are quite a few white Squirrels on the peninsula. I couldn't get close enough to confirm it, but I am told by residents that they have brown eyes, so they are not albino.