Stunning Nature BOARDWALK around a RARE TURQUOISE LAKE | Crawford Lake Conservation Area | Ontario

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In this weeks trail of the week we are bringing you to Crawford Lake Conservation Area! This conservation area is in Milton and was such a pleasant surprise. It has a stunning nature boardwalk around a rare turquoise lake. 1️⃣ This conservation area is the perfect spot for a day hike (and great for those instagrammable photos). It's most popular trail is the Crawford Lake trail which is a 1km boardwalk trail that takes you all the way around Crawford Lake. It also has 5 additional trails that take you through the area, onto part of the Bruce trail, and one that even connects to Rattlesnake Point (currently closed due to lockdown restrictions). 2️⃣ Crawford Lake itself is a rarity - it's a meromictic lake! The lake is deeper than it's surface area which means that the lower lake water does not end up mixing with the more shallow lake water (this is not very common in lakes). It also has very little oxygen the deeper you go. 3️⃣ Because of the meromictic lake, researchers found ancient corn pollen in the sediment of the lake that had been undisturbed. In 1973 this led to the excavation of a 15th century Iroquoian village. They discovered 11 longhouses and over 10,000 artefacts. The conservation area is now home to a reconstructed Iroquoian village where you can learn all about what life was like over 600 years ago. 4️⃣ Know before you go: due to lockdown, you MUST reserve a spot to visit this conservation area. Reservations are in 2 hour increments and are based on trust that you will exit the park when your time slot is over. There are also signs throughout the trails indicating if the path is 1 way or 2 way traffic. Last but not least, make sure to bring bug repellant with you and stay on the trails to avoid encounters with ticks! #crawfordlakeconservationarea #ontariodaytrips #thingstodoinontario #discoverontario ---------- SUPPORT US! Your support keeps us on the road and creating content! PATREON: Support us on Patreon by becoming a Patron. We've got multiple tier options to choose from, each with their own unique benefits. Everything from shout outs, to Patron only content, to contests and polls! https://www.patreon.com/tiaandandy MERCH: We've got some awesome merch on Teespring. We designed each collection with our adventures in mind! If you're looking for some unique and stylish apparel and sticker options, you'll definitely want to check out our collections! https://tia-andy-vacation-days.creator-spring.com/ SHARE: One of the easiest ways to support us is to share our content! If you love one of our videos or even just our channel as a whole, sharing it with friends and family and asking them to subscribe helps us out a bunch! ---------- FOLLOW US! Website: https://www.tiaandandy.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiaandyvacationdays Twitter: https://twitter.com/tavacationdays ---------- OUR GEAR Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/3eRnDGn 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/2ZlPdVC Lammcou Flexible Camera Tripod: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/38gSCsV 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/2AlbR81 DJI Spark Palm Launch, Intelligent Fly More Combo: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/3eQvaF7 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/2BkjaO1 RAVPower Powerbank: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/3ii8znb 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/3dPwiYv Tessan Power Bar with Surge Protector: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/2NNpIHu 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/3ikMuV1 Powerdewise Microphone: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/31ynNOV 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/2YPVrxU Vessi Footwear: 🇨🇦🇺🇸Everyone! ➡️RWRD.IO/G0JC6EH The above are Amazon Affiliate links. If you use them, we will get a small commission but it won't cost you anything extra! This is a great way to keep us on the road. 😄 ---------- We're Tia and Andy and we both love to travel! We work full time in tech the industry, but during our spare time we are always planning our next adventure! We created this channel to share our travel experiences, along with tips and tricks on planning, packing, finding great flight deals, and everything travel related. We hope you enjoy our adventures!

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