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Elora Gorge Conservation Area

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7400 Wellington Rd 21, Elora, Ontario N0B 1S0, Canada
+1 519-846-9742
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beautiful tranquil trails

Enjoyed healthy hikes on wide trails in fall. Many people with dogs walking off leash. Not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allen, Texas
Easy hike, close to water, great for families

Tubing season was over, but still fun for a hike and walk along the water. Lots of young families... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
Toronto, Canada
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“elora gorge” (63 reviews)
7400 Wellington Rd 21, Elora, Ontario N0B 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed healthy hikes on wide trails in fall. Many people with dogs walking off leash. Not officially open with no trespass sign posted for warning to avoid injury. Free parking on road entrance.

Thank sandramail63
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Tubing season was over, but still fun for a hike and walk along the water. Lots of young families, a pleasant place to spend a Saturday. The Main town is lovely. Look for other trails if you want a hard core hike.

Thank Tdotting
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We visited this park after October 15th, so officially it was closed but one could still walk there. We liked unique and picturesque views of the river there. Totally worth visiting.

Thank Andrey P
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We didn't go to Elora to visit the Gorge but we're glad we did. We didn't have to pay as other reviewers have mentioned, we didn't even know until now that there was a visitor centre. We simply followed the signs for the gorge through...More

Thank maureen b
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Visited the Elora Gorge yesterday. Walked a lovely trail along the rim of the gorge through a beautiful cedar "forest". A great way to spend a sunny fall afternoon! Next visit will be down the stairway into the Gorge......with good hiking shoes!

Thank W2875EHfranc
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We planned a picnic day as part of our visit to Guelph and the Elora Gorge was highly recommened. We picked up some fresh sausages and buns from the St Jacobs market the day before and brought our camping BBQ. The trip to the gorge...More

Thank David C
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous spot, lovely for camping. Great swim area and tubing - make sure it’s the right part of the season!

Thank jelias71
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Only a tourist would visit a outdoor attraction out of season in the rain. That said we enjoyed the experience. We stayed over in Guelph the previous night enroute to Wasaga Beach. In the two hours we spent in Gorge area we didn't see more...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Elora Gorge has something for everyone, from nice hiking trails to expansive picnic areas, camping and interesting vistas of the river. Watching the tubers shoot the rapids provided good photo opportunities.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Hot early Fall day, but tubing is closed. Beautiful forest, nice vistas of the Grand River, but found no access to the water inside the Conservation Area. Had to climb a wire-fence to get our feet wet.

Thank fourtysixer
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October 21, 2017|
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Response from W2875EHfranc | Reviewed this property |
My friend & I walked around the upper rim - we accessed it from in town. We did see some people down below.....walking.
September 11, 2017|
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Response from visitedonce | Reviewed this property |
You may wish to contact the park directly. I'd guess they'd shut the front gates in which case the entire park is inaccessible.
August 11, 2017|
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Response from Brooke S | Reviewed this property |
The gorge is not he place to be cliff jumping. The river is barely 2 ft deep at most parts You are likely thinking of the elora quarry. Which is a swimming hole, however jumping is banned there. There is a fence that goes... More