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Belwood Lake Conservation Area

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A compact little area, maybe more geared toward boaters than other nature lovers, but still with a... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Toronto, Canada
Nice area with beautiful views

This place is a nice area with beautiful views around. You can go with your boat or you can just... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
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8282 Wellington Rd 18, Fergus, Centre Wellington, Ontario N1M 2W5, Canada
+1 519-843-2979
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great green area Beautiful river; good for fishing Tiny but lovely swimming hole surrounded by trees

Thank MEHRAN44
Reviewed September 19, 2018

A compact little area, maybe more geared toward boaters than other nature lovers, but still with a couple of decent walks to do (including one of the more accessible dams in southern Ontario).

Thank FirstCircle
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Went out with my wife and neice, with No warning we ran agoround. Destroying My boat’s prop, ruined our day, scaring my Wife and my niece. Thanks for the heads up. Told the people at the gatehouse what Happened , they then said did you...More

1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

This place is a nice area with beautiful views around. You can go with your boat or you can just admire it.

1  Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Fun watching the people jump off of the rocks and ledges. It is well kept and lots of shade. The beach was clean and all of the surrounding areas were clean.

Thank 809pamelat
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This site has Kayak rentals which is really cool lol. Costs we paid were around $57ish for 2 hours and $15ish for reserving it, was a long weekend. Another cool fact about this site is there is a small beach inside the forest, lots of...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a really nice consevation area. Lots of parking, boat launch, good fishing and swimming in the summer. The Shand dam is a short walk away, and worth checking out. Also there are steps (lots of them) that will get you down to the...More

1  Thank Goochimom
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

I always go to the area to hike or bike. The Elora Cataract Trailway goes through Bellwood Lake Conservation Area. In fact, the trail goes right over the Shand’s Dam, which was built in the 1940s, where one can get a great view of the...More

Thank KathleenR_28
Reviewed January 23, 2018

The Elora Cataract trail is an ideal way to bike to Bellwood Lake - an old railway line with gravel paths. I biked it many times this year. About 10k from Fergus to Bellwood where they have fabulous butter tarts and great deli sandwiches. The...More

Thank Gord H
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Not far out of Fergus. Has a great little beach and a ton of walking trails. Good boat launch facilities. Great way to spend a summer day or fall hiking to see the colors. Then venture into Fergus its a quaint little town to explore.

Thank Grammalee519
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