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Rockwood Conservation Area

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Kayaking for the Faint of Heart

You know...we went for the kayaking and we’re pretty surprised at how small the area was. That... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Velrab
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St. Catharines, Canada
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Nice place for a day hike

While this is a campground, you can also go in for just a day to either hike around, take advantage... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deajay Y
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Toronto, Canada
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161 Falls Street, Rockwood, Ontario N0B 2K0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You know...we went for the kayaking and we’re pretty surprised at how small the area was. That said, it was very pretty (though fairly busy with human wildlife) with a lot of calm variety - easy water access, trees, rocks, swampiness to clear flowing water,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this is a campground, you can also go in for just a day to either hike around, take advantage of the beach, or rent a canoe. We decided to hike around the lake, first starting at the Mill Ruins. They are nice old stone...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been here a couple of times, but this was the first time that we had visited with a baby in tow. The waterside walk is probably one of the most accessible nature walks to do near Toronto, with a mostly flat surface and...More

1  Thank Edward W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this Rockwood Conservation Area in Aug 2018, with a hiking group. Amazing views along hiking trails, forest, cliffs, Mill Ruins, river and caves. Also, in the beach area, you can go for kayaking or canoeing. This is a good place for family...More

Thank Cheryl729
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live 15 minutes from Rockwood Conservation area but I had not been there in several decades. We have camped there twice this year already and plan to go back to their full service sites. It is a great park with lots to do and...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We really liked how we could camp and walk everywhere in the park because it was so small. We camped in Cedar Valley - showers were close to sites, as was water outlet and beach. The sites are not very private - it seems like...More

1  Thank HammerHeidi
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We camped in Pineview and really felt like there was not likely a bad site in that section (although we have a larger trailer so some sites may have been a little small). I loved the camping atmosphere (much like a PP). The bathrooms and...More

Thank meyerdietz
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Absolutely enjoyable place. Very good location to spend one full day with family. Nice caves, very good walking trails. Small lake for canoeing. Swimming not recommended. Ruins are very nice. Abundant parking space. Strongly recommend visit to this place.

Thank nipu56
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

There is a busy road that runs right next to the camp site. Right next to it. People with motorcycles and suped up cars drive up and down all night, followed by heavy trucks all day. Large campsites with space for many tents attract party...More

1  Thank Anne D
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Went there a week ago and had a great time, the kids had loads of fun in the water and the canoe trip was a blast. I'd used my credit card to rent the canoes and a few hours after we had left the park...More

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Jack M
August 4, 2018|
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Response from TriciaNPete | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the conservation area directly. Fees can change and My experience involved camping on site, so fees paid were based on that. I do recommend day tripping to this location if it is in range for that kind of... More
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SherryL333
March 17, 2018|
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Response from under65 | Reviewed this property |
Your best source would be the staff at the Conservation Area.
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