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Vanderwater Conservation Area

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Awesome hiking!!!

We come here regularly with the dogs. Summertime is great to walk across the water or sit on the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Belleville, Canada
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Great hike and view in Spring Run Off

Went for a hike with a dog during high water. Trails were wet in areas but still passable. Not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
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512 Vanderwater Rd, Belleville, Ontario K0K 3H0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We come here regularly with the dogs. Summertime is great to walk across the water or sit on the rocks and watch the dogs playing. A few trails and camping sites too...

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 2Hippies2Dogs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a hike with a dog during high water. Trails were wet in areas but still passable. Not well marked if you are nervous about that, but just follow the river. Great outing! Did a 6km hike and enjoyed every minute.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DawgSitter
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Back to nature & loving it...so wild yet so naturally gorgeous...We enjoyed splashing & swimming on the water steps & miniature waterfalls on the Moira River. Our shore picnic was a hit too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rhonda J
Reviewed November 22, 2018

My brother and I went just after the first snowfall a few weeks ago. The park was beautiful and peaceful. The "maps" don't quite give accurate information and we navigated from memory from the fall trip. Could use better markings or signs. Overall a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barb S
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We went for a hike here when it was all covered in snow. Which probably worked to our benefit as we could see foot steps and it helped us decide which way to go as the trails are poorly marked. The river is beautiful and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mmaarraaa
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Went here recently for a day hike with a friend. When coming to the parking lot, the only way to pay is online. There are also no maps of the trails. They do have one that you can take a picture of at the beginning...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Great place for a picnic, some fishing, and frolicking in the water. There are no amenities, just a pretty spot to spend a hot afternoon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sandra B
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Make sure to put on your bug spray 🤣, biking is great, the rocks are very flat, the water is very shallow, we did not see any wildlife, but a great place.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Being city dwellers, my partner and I relish the opportunity to get out in nature and enjoy a brisk walk and some solitude. Vandrwater is absolutely lovely, not too busy and had so many different places to stop and chill out. The river rapids are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

I love this place as it's close to home, dog friendly, flat terrain. So amazing to go on a spring walk, see the beauty of nature in the spring along the river.

Date of experience: April 2017
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