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Rockwood Conservation Area

161 Falls Street, Rockwood, Ontario N0B 2K0, Canada
(519) 856-9543
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Rockwood
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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hamedan iran
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Hamid. A ,A RELAXING and beautiful park.I visited rockwood conversation area-0ntario-canada that is near guelph oct 20-2014,in a sunny day.it pleased me because in that time there were not too many visitors,and I embraced the nature's beauty with all of my heart.it was very relaxing with yellow and red leaves on the trees and birds and stream of water.I recommend... More

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Rockwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Let's say your 100 feet inside the park from the east entrance, you'll have no idea that your in southern Ontario. It feels like the north, but the water is warmer. Some great natural bowls and cedar forests combined with well travelled trails but with locations that you can branch off to be on your own. Lot's of scout camp... More

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Guelph, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I grew up just by here, this place was a common destination. Lots of cliffs to jump off, as well as swimming under the waterfall is just wonderful

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Mississauga, Canada
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30 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I went for a 5-hour school trip in here, and loved it. During my trip, I explored a few caves and canoed with a colleague. The staff were friendly and encouraging, and the place was beautiful, but I do not recommend the caves. Basically, the caves are a bunch of small tunnels with very short ceilings, and the objective is... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights recently. The beach, canoeing, trails and caves are all great and our kids had a lot of fun. Another reviewer noted that the beach area gets busy and full quickly, which was our experience as well. The campground is just okay. The area we were in (Cedar Valley) is close to very busy and noisy... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went with our Scouting Unit for a weekend camping trip. It was a great weekend with alot to do for a relaxing weekend with friends and family. RC has canoeing, paddle boats, bike/walking trails, caves to explore, playground & small beach on site too. Group sites are small, but was good for us. Only "complaint" would be that its... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Pros: Great for weekend (2 night stay max). Small lake but great for beginner canoeist. Takes about 2 - 3 hours to explore, and caves are good too. Cons: do not stay for long weekends. Place gets busy really fast. Park fills up with a lot of day trippers with bbq's and noise. Gets busier to move around park. Parking... More

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London, ON
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

"We stayed here recently as part of a group outing that we do every year, and unfortunately are unlikely to go back. Not because it was bad, just not what we were looking for. Although the park is quite large there are only a select number of things to do. The water was a little grimy although it is classified... More

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Hamilton Ontario Canada
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15 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We bring our canoe up here once or twice a year. Great place to go canoeing very scenic and lots of wildlife. Canoeing around the cliffs and rocks is a wonderful experience. Also went to see the caves that are in the park. Overall a good experience at Rockwood.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We went there for a picnic on a beautiful late June Saturday, arrived early so we beat the crowds and found a place under a tree. An hour later the whole place was packed, you literally had to watch your step not to step on anyone's toes or belongings. It was that crowded. The scenery is beautiful and the walking... More

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