Hullett Provincial Wildlife Area

Working in harmony with nature.

Activities at Hullett Marsh

Hullett Marsh is frequented by many visitors each year, who utilize the marsh in many different ways. To browse through all Hullett has to offer, use the left navigation menu. Below is a list of regulations for all recreational use at Hullett. Rules and regulations can also be found in the user guide available through our home page and at all parking lots.

Regulations for all Users:

1. Alcohol

2. ATVs and Snowmobiles

3. Bookings for Group Activities

4. Camping

5. Commercial Operations

6. Dog Training

7. Horse Access

8. Motorized Vehicles

9. Parking

10. Public Land Use

11. Signage

12. Water Access


Alcohol

Alcohol is prohibited on public lands under Ontario's Liquor License Act.


ATVs and Snowmobiles

ATVs are not permitted within the Hullett Wildlife Management Area except for Friends of Hullett management purposes, under the permission of Friends of Hullett and in accordance with guided Whitetail Swamp waterfowl hunts. ATVs are extremely damaging to the trails, vegetation and the natural ecosystem of the property. Please remember this and obey the rules.


Snowmobiles are permitted only on marked OFSC snowmobile trails.


Bookings for Group Activities

Booking for any groups, including dog trials, training, bird watching, horseback riding, etc. may be scheduled by contacting the Hullett office at (519) 482-7011. Any large groups found on the property that have no scheduled an event will be asked to leave the marsh.


Camping

Camping is prohibited unless authorized from the Board of Directors and the Ministry of Natural Resources.


Commercial Operation

Commercial operations will not be located on the property.


Dog Training

Dog training activities on water are permitted in Zone "A" prior to May 15 and after August 1. 


Dog training acitivites on water are permitted in Zone "B" prior to May 15 and after July 15. 


Dogs are to be leashed or under immediate control of the handler.


If you use live birds for training you must obtain the appropriate permits from the MNR Vineland Area Office. You may need one or both of the following permits:


1. Authorization to Conduct Field Trials and Training During closed season.

2. Authorization to Release Wildlife Imported into Ontario Propagated from Stock Imported into Ontario.


The MNR office issuing these permits may be contacted at (905) 562-1177.


Horse Access

Horse Access is permitted throughout the area except in Zone "A" from October 1 to May 1(Zone "A" boundaries indicated on map).


Motorized Vehicles

Motorized vehicles are permitted on maintained roads and parking lots only. Motor boats are prohibited; this includes electric motors.


Parking

No parking from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM. Overnight parking is only permitted at 40874 Summerhill Road. Camper trailers are not permitted.


All hunters must park in one of the designated parking lots (identified on the accompanying map) and position their vehicle in front of an unnumbered barrier.


Parking is not permitted in front of gates and access routes.


Public Land Access

All users are reminded that public access is not permitted at anytime within the sanctuaries signed under the Trespass to Property Act. Public access in the Whitetail Swamp is only permitted through guided hunts provided through the Friends of Hullett. See accompanying map in this user guide for locations.

Signage

You will notice that the common access points of the Hullett are signed with yellow dots in accordance with the Trespass to Property Act. Some activities and public access in the Hullett may be prohibited. Refer to your user guide for further information.


Baited areas are posted on the property. It is unlawful to hunt migratory birds within 400 metres of where bait has been deposited. Refer to the map for bait deposit sites. Restricted access to these areas are labelled in the User Guide Map and the website to ensure undisturbed habitat from public use. Public access in these areas are prohibited. 


Water Access

Water access (for any purpose) is not permitted in Zone "A" between May 15 - August 1 and Zone "B" between May 15-July 15. This is to minimize disturbances to nesting waterfowl and includes retriever training activities, kayaking, canoeing and wading.