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Gillies Grove and House National Historic Site

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412 Gillies Grove Road, Arnprior, Ontario K7S 0A1, Canada
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Like another world

When you leave the road behind and step into the Grove it's like stepping into another world. The... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Debbie M
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Arnprior, Canada
Beautiful scenery and gorgeous trees!

Beautiful scenery! Trails are well marked and maintained. The best little secret in Arnprior. A... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Krista W
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“white pine” (5 reviews)
“ottawa valley” (3 reviews)
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412 Gillies Grove Road, Arnprior, Ontario K7S 0A1, Canada
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

When you leave the road behind and step into the Grove it's like stepping into another world. The sun streaming in through the tall trees is truly magical in all seasons. The paths lead through woods, clearing, and beside the river. There is a lovely...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery! Trails are well marked and maintained. The best little secret in Arnprior. A must for nature lovers! Just watch out for unmarked drop offs by the waterfront.

Thank Krista W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

For anyone who is a nature lover the Grove is a must visit. Being home to the largest white pine in North America is reason enough to visit. The grove welcomes all including dogs (must be leashed) You can spend hours enjoying the last untouched...More

Thank Howie1967
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

In the centre of the town of Arnprior, Ontario lies a treasure of white pine trees. These trees are the homes of many bird species including owls, Hawks and wood ducks. The trails are intertwined throughout the woods and sightings of deer, raccoons, Salamanders, foxes...More

Thank Fay T
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My daughter and I were visiting Arnprior as part of our annual adventure weekend. We were cycling through Arnprior and were struggling to get up a hill. A gentleman asked us if we were heading to Gilles Grove. We hadn't heard of it. He stated...More

Thank 561diannak
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Beautiful nature walks, always see something new and exciting whenever I go there. Some trails are quite accessible for people in wheelchairs or using walkers. Dogs on leash are welcome.

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely short walk through this old growth forest, this is easily accessible. Available to all ages and abilities, a walk through this area on a hot summers day is a refreshing hideaway

Thank susan198708
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Through various lucky coincidences, there remains in Arnprior, a reserve of ancient old growth white pines that the Ottawa valley was once so famous for and arte now all but gone. Fueling the fortunes of great logging companies until there wernt any left. One can...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Gillies Grove is well known for it's abundance of white pine trees and the accessibility for local town folk. There are many trails, although on some you have to watch your footing due to roots from the trees. In spring there is a beautiful display...More

Thank FayTucker
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Great place for a gentle walk in unique old growth woods. No signs. Only found with GPS - or chatting with friendly locals .

Thank ASM_To
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