Our Mission

Solitude Nature Reserve is owned and managed by the Phil McNamee Charitable Foundation for the purpose of preserving a natural environment where the public can enjoy nature.

As per the Canadian Parks Council, “Personal connections with the natural world are powerful. These connections are critical to our health and social well-being. They nurture our vitality and creativity, and they encourage ties with the land that are centuries old. There is growing recognition that North Americans are suffering from “nature-deficit disorder,” the term used to describe the adverse and societal impacts of disconnecting from nature.”

Solitude Nature Reserve is mentioned in the most recent Canadian Parks Council publication just released in the fall of 2016. Here is the link to the publication


Solitude Nature Reserve is our effort in making nature more accessible for families and individuals who want to connect with nature.IMG_2985