The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Riverine Flood Status
Lake Simcoe Shoreline Status
Low Water Status

Mabel Davis

Mabel Davis Conservation Area


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Hours, Locations & Map

Open daily, from dawn until dusk

Latitude: 44.0630
Longitude: -79.4581

Location: Access from both Davis Drive and Bayview Parkway in Newmarket.

Between the Tannery Mall and Bayview Parkway in Newmarket, there is a strip of land that was donated to the Conservation Authority in 1969 by Mabel Davis, a resident of Newmarket. This 7 hectare oasis in the middle of town is home to a wide range of plants and animals including several bird species, cotton tail rabbits, muskrats, raccoons and regionally rare black maple trees. The 1,400 metre trail, an important link in a municipal trail system, runs along the banks of the East Holland River. The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority administrative offices are also situated on this property.

phone icon   Who to Contact

Conservation Lands
1-800-465-0437 Toll free

nature icon  Natural Features

  • Forest​​
  • East Holland River

services icon   Facilities & Services

  • Hiking/Cycling Trails
  • Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Office
  • Parking is available at:

      • The Tannery Mall / Newmarket GO Train station (465 Davis Dr) – Paid Parking  
      • LSRCA Head Office (120 Bayview Pkwy)
      • George Richardson Park  (Bayview Pkwy, South of Elgin St)
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