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Huge numbers of Cliff Swallows

Be careful not to go too close to the cliff edge, as there is a lot of fairly recent erosion. Very... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2017
Amazing views

Hawk's Cliff is a small cliff overlooking lake erie. This local hotspot is by no means developed... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2017
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Oct 8, 2018
“fenced off no viewing”
Jun 4, 2018
“Fenced Out”
Hawk Cliff Rd, Port Stanley, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

We stopped at Hawks cliff to check out the views and birds but it is now fenced off due to the danger of erosion of the cliff. You cant see anything from the fence as brush and weeds are overgrown.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank bigdoubled71
Reviewed June 4, 2018

The location has been fenced out. It does seem like a good spot for sunsets, but would have to be careful because of the restrictions. There are possibly ways to go to the viewing points, but would have to be careful.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed August 8, 2017

They have installed a fence at Hawk Cliff as part of the cliff has fallen in because of erosion. Lots of people have obviously ignored the fence as the day we visited, there were several cars there and voices were heard along the cliff.... it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
6  Thank londondaizygirl
Reviewed July 10, 2017

My husband and I found this location, but it was closed because it required repairs due to the unsafe condition of the cliff.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Judith M
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Be careful not to go too close to the cliff edge, as there is a lot of fairly recent erosion. Very good vantage point to view the Swallows feeding. Nice view of Port Stanley to the East. Saw two Turkey buzzards, but no Hawks. Warrior193.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank warrior193
Reviewed April 13, 2017

If you are naturalist by nature ,this is a good place to observe birds of prey ,especially in the fall and spring when they are migrating.There is usually a naturalist group there and most people will readily answer questions for you

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank rparry1980
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Hawk's Cliff is a small cliff overlooking lake erie. This local hotspot is by no means developed, but crazy popular for birders and substance abusers alike. This is a very dangerous location because of the cliffs steep and immediate decline. I recommend it for tourists...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank EthanReviews
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Highly recommend attending one of their weekend events, great experience for kids & adults alike. Also a very peaceful place to go for a peaceful, contemplative stroll to get away from the hubbub of city life.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank hankbook
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Hawk Cliff is a quiet place to take a walk and enjoy the view of the lake. Usually lots of birds to photograph

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed July 3, 2016

Though the edge is fenced off for safety reasons the new additional reserve will only help to improve what is Elgin County's birding spot.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank O7935XVdavidm
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