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Nice little park with view of waterfall

Small nice park with a short walk to the waterfall. Probably would be a nice place for picnic... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2017
Pretty, short walk by water

There's an accessible walkway to a bridge over the Grand River. It's a lovely spot with a short... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2016
Toronto, Canada
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Mill St E, Elora, Centre Wellington, Ontario N0B 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

A small, cute park with not too much to do but pretty to walk around in. The swans on the water were the attraction when we were there and a lady was feeding them at the water's edge. Quiet and peaceful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Usia2014
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Bissell Park is a beautiful stretch of park along the Grand River in Elora. There is a little waterfall, a boardwalk, and a lot of room for having a nice picnic. You can also find a couple of Swans floating by on occasion. This is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Bissell Park is quite small and is a great picnic spot. However, there is a short trail that leads to the side of a small waterfall. It is a great photo opportunity but visiting here would be quick as there is not much to do.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TaanJa94
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Small nice park with a short walk to the waterfall. Probably would be a nice place for picnic. There were people fishing that day also, not sure if they caught anything.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BRFence
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Still fabulous. Fourth year for the Elora Community Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park. This year's production is Macbeth and it is marvelous. Professional quality performances in our own backyard. Runs until August 11-13. Cost is just a pass of the hat at the end of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TheGoodLife59
Reviewed October 25, 2016

This quiet beautiful park has a lovely river running through it . There are always people standing on the shore or in the water fishing . Canoe always s on the river . There are the swans that are there every summer On Saturdays in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jackie Z
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Part of the charm of Elora is that it has great shopping and cafes, the walking trails along and into the river valleys, and lots of green space area like this little park. It can accomodate picnickers, fisherman, boardwalkers, dogwalkers and the occasional music or...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Wade1958
Reviewed September 5, 2016

There's an accessible walkway to a bridge over the Grand River. It's a lovely spot with a short walk.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank webgoddesscathy
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I went to the music festival at this park for the Friday night, only. We were encouraged to use the shuttle, which would run continuously between there and two stops in Guelph. However, there was only one bus on the circuit, and it could only...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jodie F
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have attended and volunteered Riverfest for 3 years in a row. The park is beautiful with the river beside the park. Each year they change/ modify the layout to better the experience. This years layout seemed to work really well. The 2 main stages...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jen K
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