South Potter's Creek Conservation Area at 2056 Old Highway 2, Belleville ON overlooks the Bay of Quinte and offers a short walk along the water, but with no with shortage of things to see. 

Explore South Potter's Creek

This area offer access to the Bay of Quinte and includes a paved loop trail that provides an opportunity for those with accessibility restrictions to spend time in nature.

Things to look for:

  • Variety of song birds
  • Aquatic wildlife
  • Turtle pond
  • Arboretum
  • Pollinator meadow
  • Rain garden
  • Paved trail to ease accessibility restrictions

Trail Guide

Beginner Trails

  • Relatively even terrain
  • Wide trail 
  • Picnicking
  • Dog walking (dogs must be leashed at all times)
  • Bird feeding
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Nature photography
  • Birding
  • Parking lot
  • Portable washroom
  • Picnic tables
  • Water access point
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: 

  • Overnight camping is not allowed
  • Alcohol is not allowed
  • Campfires are not allowed
South Potter's Creek Bay of Quinte shore
Story Map
South Potter's Creek Conservation Area sitting areas and trail
Guided Audio Hike
South Potter's Creek Trail Map
Trail Map
Potter's Creek Avenza Mobile Map QR Code
Avenza Mobile Map


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 6 am to 8 pm. 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.

Girl and mother washing their hands in a sink

Potter's Creek Conservation Area wins Best of the Bay

Potter's Creek Conservation Area won the 2022 Best Trail and Best Geocaching Location under the Regionscape category