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Warsaw Caves

289 Caves Road, Peterborough, Ontario K0L 3A0, Canada
(705) 652-3161
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Ranked #5 of 30 Attractions in Peterborough
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails
Owner description: Warsaw Caves Conservation Area and Campground has over 13 km of hiking trails, a sandy beach, camping, canoeing, and natural features, including caves... more » Owner description: Warsaw Caves Conservation Area and Campground has over 13 km of hiking trails, a sandy beach, camping, canoeing, and natural features, including caves and kettles, carved from river water that used to cover the area. « less
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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

You lose your mind. You get lost in nature and all thoughts and cars just go away. I am TERRIFIED of confined spaces, and yet I felt compelled to go deeper and deeper in a few caves. The rivers and ponds and pit holes., so clear, so beautiful! We actually did get lost in there sidetracking... following the wildlife and... More

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Went with my family and it was fun climbing in the different caves. Some were pretty open and others made you feel like you were going to get stuck. Even one with ice in it (and it was mid-summer).

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice park , interesting cave. Kids love it even for 6 yrs old.. Kids and pet friendly. Its easy to find and parking is not a problem

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

So please fellow cave goers follow the map!!! Don't follow other people when you get into cave one, and for the love of God do not turn right.... dead end!!! Definitely got my adrenaline going as this was the first time I had done something like this. It must have taken us about 40 min to travel through this cave... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I knew from the website that these caves are not ones you can just walk up to & into, but, once I realized these narrow holes in the ground were very dark, had jagged rocks in the bottom (we could see them with a flashlight we'd brought along), and with several spiders nearby - yeah, I just couldn't make myself... More

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Lakefield, On
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is run by the Otonabe River Conservation Authority and is open for camping in the summer. There are a number of great hiking trails and they are open all winter when you can snowshoe or cross country ski. There is a sand beach on the Indian River and as it is very shallow it is suitable for small children.

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The caves were awesome. Mother Nature has left her mark on this area in a positive way. I personally am too old to climb down into the caves but those who did were loving them. We had a great hike up to the lookout.

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Peterbrorough
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This is a very nice park to visit with the family. There are moderate hiking trails, some small caves to explore, kettles to see (not the kind you make tea in) and a nice little beach. Lot's of great spots for a picnic. A very economical day of fun with something for the whole outdoors family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Free entry...many different caves...wear old clothes...some caves are narrow and strenous...picnic spots...swimable river...bring a flashlight and sturdy shoes.

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Fun in the caves for all ages. Different levels of caves for all ages. Well marked, just watch your feet on the rocks and bring a flashlight

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