We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rockwood Conservation Area

Address: 161 Falls Street, Rockwood, Ontario N0B 2K0, Canada
Phone Number: (519) 856-9543
Website
Improve this listing
85%
Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Rockwood
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Attraction details
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Write a Review

67 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    33
    24
    5
    3
    2
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Kitchener, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I had the absolute pleasure of being able to grow up here. I used to walk through the conservation area on my way to school (we always had a GRCA season pass, so I didnt feel bad about it!). The hiking/trails are absolutely incredible, no matter the season. Pack your snowshoes and/or skates if you head here in the winter... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Rockwood, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Guelph, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mississauga, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
30 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
1 review
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Toronto
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, ON
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
37 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hamilton Ontario Canada
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
16 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Rockwood Conservation Area also viewed

 

Been to Rockwood Conservation Area? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rockwood Conservation Area staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?