Pride in Nature

Show your Pride Outside – Join us as we celebrate Pride Month at Conservation Halton Parks!

We’re celebrating Pride month with the return of Pride in Nature at our parks. First launched as a one-day experience in 2021, Pride in Nature now includes a series of activities and events to celebrate 2SLGBTQ+ communities and build support for a more inclusive and equitable society. With family-friendly programs and outdoor activities for all ages, this year’s programming roster offers something for everyone throughout the month of June.

2023 Pride in Nature Programming

Samedi, June 3 at 10:00 am at Hilton Falls Conservation Area

Join Conservation Halton’s outdoor educators on Samedi, June 3 at 10:00 am for a family-friendly guided hike out to the waterfall at Hilton Falls. Learn about the park and its history as well as all the plants and animals that call it home.

Cost: Gate fee

Vendredi, June 9 from 5pm to 9pm at Area 8 Conservation Area

Come out with your friends, families, and allies on Vendredi, June 9 from 5 pm to 9 pm to enjoy an evening BBQ and music, hike the lakeside trail, play fun over-sized lawn games, and connect by bonfires on the beach.

Your registration includes:

  • Music
  • Lawn Games including Giant Beer Pong, Giant Jenga, Cornhole, and Ring Toss
  • BBQ with your choice of Hamburger or Hot Dog, Side, Snack, and Drink
  • Bonfire by the beach
  • Fun times!

Cost: Gate fee + $10 per person

Samedi, June 17 from 10am to 12pm at Kelso Conservation Area

Get flam-buoyant! Join us on the open waters of Kelso Lake on Samedi, June 17 from 10 am to 12 pm. Home to many varieties of fish, Kelso Lake offers great spots to sink your bait. Canoes, kayaks, paddleboats, and stand-up paddleboards are available.

Cost: Gate fee + $10 per person

Mercredi, June 21 at 6pm at Kelso Conservation Area

Transcend your way to new heights with an evening on the Challenge course with our Escarpment Walk Aerial Ropes Course Vultures View Climbing Tower. All are welcome at Pride in Nature events, including members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, friends, families and allies. Space is limited for selected activities.

Cost: Gate fee +$10 per person

Halton Pride Fest

Conservation Halton is also pleased to be participating in Halton Pride Fest at Country Heritage Park on Samedi, June 24 from 10am to 5pm for day of outdoor fun and celebration for all ages. We’ll see you at Halton Pride Fest. Come out and support this event brought to you in collaboration by Pflag Halton, Milton Prism, and Queer @ Rock. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Halton Pride Fest.

Proud Partners of Pride in Nature

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