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Vanderwater Conservation Area

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Great hike!

We went for a hike here when it was all covered in snow. Which probably worked to our benefit as we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Family outing

Great place for a picnic, some fishing, and frolicking in the water. There are no amenities, just a... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Sandra B
Stirling, Ontario, Canada
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512 Vanderwater Rd, Belleville, Ontario K0K 3H0, Canada
+1 613-968-3434
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for a hike here when it was all covered in snow. Which probably worked to our benefit as we could see foot steps and it helped us decide which way to go as the trails are poorly marked. The river is beautiful and...More

Thank mmaarraaa
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Went here recently for a day hike with a friend. When coming to the parking lot, the only way to pay is online. There are also no maps of the trails. They do have one that you can take a picture of at the beginning...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Great place for a picnic, some fishing, and frolicking in the water. There are no amenities, just a pretty spot to spend a hot afternoon.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Make sure to put on your bug spray 🤣, biking is great, the rocks are very flat, the water is very shallow, we did not see any wildlife, but a great place.

Thank 282Juliette282
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Being city dwellers, my partner and I relish the opportunity to get out in nature and enjoy a brisk walk and some solitude. Vandrwater is absolutely lovely, not too busy and had so many different places to stop and chill out. The river rapids are...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

I love this place as it's close to home, dog friendly, flat terrain. So amazing to go on a spring walk, see the beauty of nature in the spring along the river.

Thank CottageMouse
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We have been a few times since moving to the area, very beautiful winter or summer! Wide main path with paths that go off of them. Beautiful trees and ponds.

Thank meganbridger
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This place has some of the best walking/biking trails you'll find. There's a ridge with trails up and along it that are great for mountain biking or hiking if you're into that, and a main road and a little less wild trails if you're looking...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a lovely place for a swim and a picnic and a walk through the woods.lots of sun and lots of shade. I have spent many a day here and highly recommend this place.

Thank seth10
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a gorgeous park/conservation area. I used to walk my dog here whenever I got the chance and we saw all kinds of wildlife. Deer, porcupines, huge turtles, snakes, fish, frogs and water fowl. A beautiful little piece of nature!

Thank silverstang
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