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Seasonal Pass

Get Outside with a Seasonal Pass or a Birding Pass!

Get out and explore all that the region has to offer. Recreation in a natural setting has proven physical, mental and spiritual health benefits. For just $80 each year (+ fob fee for new pass holders), you can hit the beach, hike or bike nearly 100 kilometres of trail, see rare bird species during the spring and fall migration celebration, bring your family to dozens of fun events and explore the beautiful and rare natural areas in the Essex Region – as many times as you like! Passes include a dash card and a key fob for entry through our automated gate at Holiday Beach Conservation Area.

  • Access to all Conservation Areas in the Essex Region for 12 months. Please note that the roads at Holiday Beach Conservation Area are open from mid-April to mid-October annually. Walk-in access is permitted while roads are seasonally closed.  See all Conservation Areas here.

  • Enjoy nearly 100 kilometres of trails – for hiking, cycling and cross-country skiing and more.

  • Access to a variety of annual special events.*

  • Free parking at all locations.

  • Knowledge that you are supporting the conservation of rare habitats and local natural areas and contributing to the health of the watershed in which you live.

Why Buy A Seasonal Pass?

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Seasonal Passes

Birding Pass

Just in town for birding season? A Spring Birding Pass may be right for you!

ERCA's Spring Birding Pass provides unlimited entry to Hillman Marsh Conservation Area from April 15 - May 31, 2024. Discover why Hillman Marsh Shorebird Viewing Habitat is unique in North America!

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