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Minden Wild Water Preserve

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Great place to walk and for the kids to explore the creek (very fast flowing so be careful) and... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Wade76
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Toronto, Canada
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A very nice place to take the family.

A wonderful spot to experience up close what kayakers do. My kids loved watching the kayakers go... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Nancy N
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Haliburton, Canada
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Bethel Road, Minden, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Great place to walk and for the kids to explore the creek (very fast flowing so be careful) and watch any kayaking.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Wade76
Reviewed June 24, 2018

A wonderful spot to experience up close what kayakers do. My kids loved watching the kayakers go through their moves through the rapids. A lovely nature preserve.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nancy N
Reviewed August 8, 2017

even though the area is under construction, it is still an amazing walk and the scenery is wild and wonderful. it is exciting to watch the kayakers challenge the rapids

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank linda k
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Great place to check out nature. Rapids are great to see! Make a stop for a picnic! Look for the fish jumping out of the water!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years. The pan am games where held here as well. It's a very nice walk you can see how fast the water is really moving be careful not to fall in and get swept away. Most times you can see people...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Bz55
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Would have been better if the main lookout was not under Construction. We did travel down the psth along hwy20 i believe so we did get a chance to see some great views. Would definitely go back,do a little bit more research first, but I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank dtabone
Reviewed March 1, 2017

My white-water kayaker husband practically lives at this place in the summer. He and his buddies rave about its challenges and beauty constantly. About 2.5 hours northeast of Toronto, the scenic part of the Gull River passing through the preserve has hosted international races (including...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank GlobalZooey
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Went for an afternoon excursion - Grandparents 2, children 2 and grandchildren 5. I had been before but the grandchildren hadn't and they loved it. Exciting to see kayakers doing what they do in the rapids and everyone was so friendly. Lots of photo opportunities...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 9gkids
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We love to walk down by the river It's so beautiful It was a beautiful the cave where very cool and the wild life was great

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank chefkatanakafe
Reviewed October 6, 2016

The Minden Wild Water Preserve was created by our very good lifetime friend Roger Parsons. We HAD to visit it as we had heard so many positive things. Being September, it was peaceful. Unfortunately we couldn't get into the actual reserve where there is a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Karen W
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