Located in northeastern Ontario, the MRCA has a watershed area of over 11,000 square kilometers.


Are you planning development work near a watershed, river, stream, wetland, slope, or shoreline?
You may require a permit from the Conservation Authority.


The Mattagami Region Conservation Authority provides a variety of recreational opportunities throughout the City of Timmins through its system of Conservation Areas and Community Trails.

NEWS and Announcements

June 7

Timmins residents will see much needed upgrades to recreational trails this summer thanks to a $29,600 donation from Lake Shore Gold Corp. a subsidiary of Pan American Silver. See here for more details.

May 20

Check out our trail hazard reporting page. Did you see a washout on one of our trails? Or a tree blocking your way? If you notice a hazard on our trails, please take a minute to fill out the online form.

April 19

Under the enhanced public health measures implemented by the Province of Ontario our conservation area picnic benches are cordoned off. Our trails and recreation areas will remain open for people to walk through. Please do not use these open spaces for gathering with others. Wear a mask at all times where social distancing is not possible – that includes many areas of our trail system. See our COVID-19 Service Disruptions page for new information.

April 8

As per the Province of Ontario’s Stay-at-Home Order, the MRCA office will once again be closed to the public. Staff will continue to be available to assist you virtually. Inquiries can be emailed to info@mattagamiregion.ca, or you can see our contact us page for direct email addresses.

While using our trails and conservation areas, please remember to follow all public health guidelines including limiting close contact to only the people you live with, maintaining a social distance of 2 metres/6 feet from others, wearing a mask and staying at home if you don’t feel well or think you may have had contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.

Flood Status

Mattagami River
Normal Water Levels
Porcupine Lake
Normal Water Levels
Kamiskotia Lake
Normal Water Levels

Low Water Status

Normal Water Levels

Contact Us

The Mattagami Region Conservation Authority office is located at:

100 Lakeshore Road
Timmins, Ontario
P4N 8R5

Tel:  705-360-2660
Fax: 705-360-2692
Email: info@mattagamiregion.ca

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed between noon and 1:00 p.m.