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Elora Gorge Conservation Area

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Address: 7400 Wellington Rd 21, Elora, Ontario N0B 1S0, Canada
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...both showcase the beauty of the gorge in different ways! Go on a weekday, early morning or in the off season to avoid the crowds. We parked in the quaint village of Elora and... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2017
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is zero warning or discretion with the guards. Even if you keep to yourselves and don't bother anybody they seek out issues. They will shut down your weekend no problem. My friends and I we're having a few beers at midnight after we got back from the Friday lineup before exhausted going to bed. Guard came by told us... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let's just say as a local meaning I live in Fergus I was absolutely disappointed in how we were treated by one certain ranger actually seemed like he had an authority complex but now it has ruined our once favorite campground....just very disappointed

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Aurora, Canada
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Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Typically we go to Mono Cliffs or Rattlesnake for hikes, but decided to try something different. There are plenty of easy trails suitable for all ages with stairs along the way to walk down to the water. We meandered through the entire park and detoured under the bridge to walk around downtown Elora. There was a perfect rock in the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

This is a beautiful area for a day trip from Toronto in any season. Great hiking and a charming town with friendly and welcoming people. It is always a great way of enjoying your day!

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Elora, Canada
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

Just walking around the Gorge is a wonderful experience .No matter how many times we hike it there is always something new and different to see .Its so clean just all nature . You will lose track of time when you start walking and investigating so many different thing of nature . Enjoy

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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

...both showcase the beauty of the gorge in different ways! Go on a weekday, early morning or in the off season to avoid the crowds. We parked in the quaint village of Elora and hiked in and out, exploring the many snow covered trails. The most enjoyable part of the day by far was scrambling down in multiple locations to... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

A great place for a day trip from GTA. We took a great hiking. There's even a little falls. You can take a tubing adventure during hot summer. As a part of admission, we visited Quarry Conservation Area which is really a beautiful gem.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed February 10, 2017

This is a beautiful place to go for a hike. There are lookouts from the top if you don't have good enough footwear to go down into the gorge and explore, or take the path down and check out the water. The view is fantastic from the top or the bottom of the gorge. It's lovely in summer but beautiful... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed February 7, 2017

What a beautiful place to spend the afternoon. I had been here before in the summer and wanted to see it in winter. It is just as spectacular in the winter as it is in summer.

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Reviewed February 3, 2017

Had a great time here on Thanksgiving. Weather and colours were absolutely gorgeous. Good spot to bring dogs too.

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