The property is open to the public under rules established in the Charter and by the Board of Directors. A picnic table and outhouse are provided. All users are required to pack up their own garbage and follow posted rules and signage.
The Mabel Hart Brook and Marion Hill Foundation owns 448 acres of land with 3100 feet of shoreline on Bella Lake and 300 feet of shoreline on Heck Lake. The property is called the Antioch Conservation Area and we are fortunate in having it for the use of Foundation members, cottagers, visitors and the general public.
There are a variety of events held every year at "Foundation Beach", such as the Bella Rebecca Community Association's Regatta and the annual Corn Roast.
Dedicated Foundation and community volunteers conduct weekly beach clean-up and maintenance services.
Overnight camping, hunting, tree removal and open fires are not permitted.
Note: Visitors are required to take their garbage home.
An area adjacent to the Billie Bear Road (approx. 1km west of Billie Bear Resort). A walking trail extends from the road to the beach (5 min).
In operation for over 50 years, this conservation area has been preserved, maintained and enjoyed by members and nature lovers who work hard to carry on the original mandate.