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- We have visitors stay with us all the time and I always try to plan big fancy days out. Our last three visitors have rated this walk at sunset as one of their favourite things. The atmosphere is just always great hereWritten July 18, 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- We had a wedding at this place from my niece. The service & food was really good. The surrounding gardens make it perfect !!Written October 14, 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Great place to hang around for adults and kids. Kids area has slides, small zipline and splash pad. Take a very relaxing walk with your family.Written August 22, 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Worth passing by the Conservation Area for the drive alone! Being on top of Mount Nemo as a fellow Ontarian adds a smidge of perspective to the busy life close to the lake. You can imagine how beautiful it can be in August as the trees assist with cooling down the hot temperatures that can feel suffocating. A clear sight is enough to allow us to withdraw from the hustle and bustle of daily living. Mount Nemo does that.Written August 12, 2022
- Good trails in forest & along lake. Playground for kids, picnic areas plus WC. Weekends are very busy. Great in all seasons.Written June 10, 2021
- Quiet lakefront park behind the mansion/event venue. It is a great place for a walk and there are lots of benches near the lake to sit. Lots of green space for picnics and it is a popular spot for photos along the water. Free admission to the park and there is lots of free parking available in the lot near the mansion. Definitely worth a visit during the summer months.Written August 1, 2020
- Really nice little park with woods,trails and a clear creek.
Unfortunately, people from Brampton and Mississauga bring giant families and pack the place with kids, litter and smelly BBQ'ed food.Written May 11, 2020
- Cherry Hill Gate is a hidden Gem! The trail is walking through a forest of lush greenery, stopping along the way to feed birds from the palm of your hand. What a Treat! Parking costs 1 to 3 dollars for the entire afternoon. The trail winds through the forest and opens into a sun filled marsh teeming with wildlife, ducks, fish, hawks, blue Jays, sparrows, chickadees, kingfishers.....I can go on and on, I am sure there were more species of bird and animals than I saw that day. I saw a muskrat further into the marsh.....the animals are unafraid as there is no threat from those who visit. You must stay on the boardwalk while there, but that's fine.....the wildlife is busy all around you. Great place to take the Kids!Written August 5, 2020
- A wonderful place to experience art in many different forms.
Whenever I am downtown Burlington, I like to pop into the AGB and see what is new. If I need a special, unique gift, I will find it in the Gift Shop.
Admission is free and it is very child friendly. If you have mobility issues, don't worry it is cane, walker and wheelchair friendly.
Members of the various guilds are happy to talk about their craft/art.
Classes (when permitted) are a great value. I have taken hand pottery and wheel pottery classes there and loved them. I am very proud of my little creations. The educators are knowledgeable, friendly and make learning fun!Written December 19, 2020
- Went to the CNE with my adult daughter and 11 year old granddaughter. Bought our GO Train tickets for the Burlington station to Exhibition. Had no problem finding a parking spot at the station, our train was a few minutes early which suited us just fine and about 50 minutes later we were at the CNE! The trip home was equally as smothered. The trains were very clean and we had no problem finding a seat. The only issue was when the stops were announced...the person making the announcements for both trains needs to speak more loudly and clearly so you can hear them!Written August 30, 2019
- Great place to visit to enjoy the sand and water. Water is quite shallow for a distance out - good for children and there are buoys marking the swimming area. No lifeguards in our section. Do not advise large inflatables since could drift out into Lake Ontario. Water was pleasant when we were there, but can be colder depending on season since the lake is deep. We enjoyed a fun time just sitting on the beach and playing in the water (recommend beach umbrella or similar since limited shade). Limited amenities in this section, but are available farther along the waterfront or at Van Wagner's Beach. Parking is limited, especially if you are looking for free spots which may require a 5-minute walk to the beach. Caution - do not park in no parking areas - frequently patrolled and tickets are expensive ($200.00). Recommend arriving early morning or later afternoon (say 3:00 p.m.) - weekends are very busy. If you just want to sunbathe or bring your own entertainment, this is a cheap fun time.Written July 25, 2021
- Jeez people, get over it, it’s just a mall, no better and no worse than any other higher-end mall! Lots of shops, lots of places for snacks.Written January 3, 2020
- We just moved to Burlington and my children loved the workshops. we took them for Christmas break and they enjoined it very muchWritten February 4, 2020
- Nice view of the waterfront could be a bit windy it is wide but going to the top is closed. There a mini tiny small beach close to the Pier and a lot of green space next to it. You can park in the Hotel next to the pier it is like 2 $ for 30 minWritten September 13, 2020
- I’ve visited this place numerous times. Always a great experience.
Trails are reasonably maintained, people generally respect the walking trails and pick up after their dogs.
Scenic views are breathtaking and it’s so quiet and tranquil.
Decent amount of parking (free) however there are other parking access areas that locals know and use..helps keep the free parking spaces available for out of area visitors.
Excellent for a few hours or an entire day.
Please STAY ON THE TRAILS, it’s a conservation area and has cliffs, drops and water hazards.Written April 15, 2022
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