Nestled within the Canadian Shield, Depot Lakes Conservation Area and Campground at 1662 Second Lake Road, Godfrey ON offers many outdoor activities. From hiking to fishing, camping to boating, visitors can do it all.

Trail map

View trail map for Depot Lakes Conservation Area and Campground.

Activities include:

  • Hiking
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife photography
  • Dog walking
  • Canoe rental
  • Back-country camping
  • Seasonal trailer camping

Exploring Depot Lakes

This conservation area contains approximately 9 km of rugged trails, interior and seasonal camping opportunities, canoe rentals, and boat launches at Second and Third Lakes.

Trails can be difficult for inexperienced hikers. Visitors should wear proper footwear.

Things to look for:

  • Rowley's Rapids
  • Second Lake lookout
  • The Falls
  • A variety of wildlife like deer, black bears, moose, and small mammals and song birds

Parking through PayByPhone 

You must pay to park at this conservation area. There is a daily parking pass that you can use between areas. A daily pass is valid on the day of purchase between sunrise and sunset. Yearly parking passes are also available. Visit our parking page to learn more. 

See an issue?

Help us keep our outdoor spaces clean and our wildlife safe! Please report a non-emergency issue or a concern.

Things to keep in mind during your visit

When visiting Quinte Conservation's areas, please make sure to:

  • Keep your pets leashed and clean up after them at all times
  • Stay on marked trails
  • Take everything with you, including your pet's waste – there are no Garbage bins
  • Never remove natural items

Please note the following is only permitted on designated sites:

  • Overnight camping
  • Alcohol
  • Campfires

Cross-country trails and motorized vehicles

The cross-country skiing trails are not groomed and motorized vehicles are not permitted outside of designated parking areas.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • All-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes
  • Motorized or electric bikes
  • Snowmobiles
  • Cars and SUVs
  • Motorized aerial devices such as drones