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Fanshawe Conservation Area

Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Off season hiking

Zero cost and lots of ground to cover on the off season! Hiked 22km around the lake on a beautiful... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2019
Pandabloom11
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London, Canada
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FANSHAWE CAMPGROUND - CONVENIENT URBAN SETTING

Stayed in radio free site (Woodlands #506) which worked out well for us as we liked it better than... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Travel4Tw0
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Kincardine, Canada
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Join us for a day or a week! Fanshawe Conservation Area has so much to offer and we are only minutes away from London, Ontario. If you like camping, fishing, hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, campfires, outdoor cooking or just relaxing in the...more
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Whether you enjoy kayaking, canoeing, or paddling a boat, fishing, hiking, nature seeing, or picnicking and camping, this conservation park is a must to see.

Date of experience: June 2018
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UTRCA, Public Relations Manager at Fanshawe Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Thanks very much! So glad you enjoy Fanshawe Conservation Area!

Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Zero cost and lots of ground to cover on the off season! Hiked 22km around the lake on a beautiful snow dusted day. Had to cross a creek over branches at one point, so be prepared. Bikes run this loop quite a bit so be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Pandabloom11
UTRCA, Public Relations Manager at Fanshawe Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Thanks for sharing your interest in hiking! Glad you enjoyed the trail!

Reviewed January 11, 2019

I don't know who would pay to visit this place. You are being extorted to look at wildlife. Why pay so much?

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SaraD1199
UTRCA, Public Relations Manager at Fanshawe Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Thanks for your input. We review fees each year and will share your response with the team. Thanks

Reviewed November 8, 2018

If youre good with no hydro, get the lots by the water. So peaceful. Lots of ducks, critters and even rowers on the water in the morning.

Date of experience: August 2018
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UTRCA, Public Relations Manager at Fanshawe Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

Thanks very much for your nice comments. Glad you enjoy Fanshawe CA!

Reviewed October 4, 2018

Fanshawe is a great place to go for a day trip of hiking, biking, boating and enjoy a picnic. It has the very beautiful Pioneer Village, and also many other special events throughout the year. There are also facilities available for renting for group events,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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UTRCA, Public Relations Manager at Fanshawe Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Thank you very much! So glad you enjoy Fanshawe Conservation Area

Reviewed September 17, 2018

good place for family/friends fun day...but maintenance is poor....grass is not taken care of...and parking is just crowded....

Date of experience: June 2018
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UTRCA, Public Relations Manager at Fanshawe Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Thank you for your response. We are trying to improve our maintenance, some of the areas are being naturalized to improve habitat for birds and butterflies. Hope you will return. Thanks

Reviewed August 18, 2018

Stayed in radio free site (Woodlands #506) which worked out well for us as we liked it better than some of the more established campsites. No sewers but facilities area close by - showers very large and seemed to always have hot water but no...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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UTRCA, Public Relations Manager at Fanshawe Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Thank you very much! Yes, weekday camping is a great idea for more solitude.

Reviewed August 11, 2018

Beautiful tree-filled campground with trails to enjoy and fun to be had. The pool is refreshing and the trail walks/bike rides are scenic. It's always a treat to meet various wildlife scattered throughout the campground! Beware of skunks! They get pretty close and personal overnight...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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UTRCA, Public Relations Manager at Fanshawe Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Thanks so much! Glad you had a great experience! Thanks for the reminder about caution with wildlife.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

We checked out the Fanshawe Lake trail system and had a wonderful time. The trails range from flat and narrow dirt, some gravel and stones as well as several tough climbs and descents. And its mostly shaded which makes riding a bit easier on a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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UTRCA, Public Relations Manager at Fanshawe Conservation Area, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed the trails!

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Our family and friends will never return to this campground!! Weekend campers are booked in amongst hundreds of seasonal campsites which is just asking for drama! There are groundhogs everywhere and we had a skunk amongst our campsite that we always had to be cautious...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Yes, if kept on a leash is the official policy.... the reality is you will see many dogs off-leash and enjoying the opportunity.
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Yes, if kept on a leash is the official policy.... the reality is you will see many dogs off-leash and enjoying the opportunity.
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