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From 401 -Take Hwy. # 62 north to Mill Road (north of Hwy.#7), turn west (left). Proceed to 638 Mill Road (north side).

From Bancroft -Take Hwy. #62 south to Mill Road, turn west (right). Proceed to 638 Mill Road (north side).

From Peterborough -Take Hwy. #7 east to Jarvis Road, turn north (left), turn east(right) on Mill Road. Proceed to 638 Mill Road (north side).

From Ottawa -Take Hwy. #7 west to O'Hara Road (west of Hwy. #62), turn north (right), turn west on Mill Road. Proceed to 638 Mill Road. (north side).

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Hours of Operation

Grounds & Trails:  Open dawn to dusk 365 days of the year.

Buildings :  Open 10am to 4 pm weekends and holidays from Victoria Day to Labour Day and daily from July 1 to Sept 4 (closed normal Mondays and Tuesdays).    During the off season, buildings may be open by chance on the weekends.  

Please note that there may be situations where, due to circumstances,, services may not be available as indicated.  If possible, advance notice will be provided.  Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

Visiting O'Hara Mill Homestead and Conservation Area

Washroom Facilities:  Modern, accessible washrooms are available in the Visitor Centre during open hours above. On Mondays and during the closed season Ladies and Gents outdoor toilets are situated just below the Log House. There is also a portable toilet  (seasonal) in the main parking lot where the trail to the homestead starts.


Click here for a map of the Homestead Area and a map of our trails.


Dogs:  are welcome on the grounds but must be leashed. Please respect others and pick up after your animals.  For more information about having dogs at O'Hara,  please refer to the materials provided by Quinte Conservation Authority.  Click Here  

Smoking Policy:  For the safety, and comfort of everyone and the protection of the grounds and facilities, we ask that everyone refrain from smoking anywhere at O'Hara Mill Homestead and Conservation Area.  Your consideration is appreciated.

Living in Natural Surroundings

OHara Mill Homestead and Conservation Area:  We are a conservation area and as such our visitors need to be aware of the risks they are accepting as part of being here.  There are things like stinging insects, uneven ground,  areas of deep water.  All things that are part of being in the outdoors. Be aware and enjoy.  Educate yourselves by taking advantage of all the information available from many government and agency sources.  (examples include: Ministry of Natural Resources, Quinte Conservation, Local Health Departments) 


Last Updated ( Sep 04, 2017 at 07:51 AM )