You can discover a rare lake hidden in the heart of this conservation area near Toronto.

Located just under an hour from the city, Crawford Lake Conservation Area boasts tons of natural beauty, trails, and a meromictic lake with gorgeous blue water.

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This pool is unique because the layers of water do not intermix, and the undisturbed lower levels of the lake have led to important discoveries about the area's history.

The lake is just a five- to 10-minute walk from the parking lot along the Crawford Lake trail, and you can follow the boardwalk path around the water for some scenic views.

If you plan on visiting the area, you must book a reservation in advance.

Crawford Lake Conservation Area

Price: $6.50 per adult

Address: 3115 Conservation Rd., Milton, ON

Why You Need To Go: Discover a rare lake and explore woodland trails at this spot near Toronto.


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