Service Disruption


Kelso Lake, Boat Rentals and Aerial Challenge Course will be closed to the public on Saturday, May 25. Regular operating hours will resume on Sunday, May 26.

The Kelso Dam, located within Kelso Conservation Area in Milton, is receiving some needed repairs and infrastructure improvements. Construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2019. More information may be found here.

During construction, every effort will be made to mitigate any environmental impacts and reduce the disruption to our neighbours and visitors. However, some noticeable disruptions may occur:

  • The footbridge over Sixteen Mile Creek at Kelso Conservation Area will be closed for the duration of construction.
  • The roadway access over the dam from the Boat Launch and Rentals to the Camping area to the east side will be open but may experience periodic closures during construction activities.
  • Visitors using the Kelso Lake Reservoir for boating or swimming will continue to have lower water levels.
  • Occasional closures to the Boat Rentals parking lot and other service disruptions will occur.

Rattlesnake Point

Rattlesnake Point will be closed Saturday, June 8, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the 5 Peaks Trail Running Event. The park will reopen to the public at 2:00 p.m. 

Mount Nemo 

Mount Nemo Quarry will be closed to the public Monday, May 27 and Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 8:00am to 9:00pm for a private event. All trails will remain open.