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Gros Cap Conservation Area

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The lookout and conservation area are two separate destinations.

If you want the look out stay on secdon line till the end and park. Follow trail and stay left... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Hamilton, Canada
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Absolutely beautigul

Take 2nd line road right out, can't miss it. The locals might look at you a little strangely since... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
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4 Aug 2018
“The lookout and conservation area are two separate destinations.”
24 Jan 2018
“Absolutely beautigul”
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Marshall Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 6K4, Canada
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

If you want the look out stay on secdon line till the end and park. Follow trail and stay left, it's only 500m. The conservation area can use the same parking lot but go right on the trail and upwards toward's the quarry.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GreatLakesroadster
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We followed directions ended up in the middle of no where. Big disappointment. The trail at the bottom is very unsafe. No rocks to be found.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CarolineH2426
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Sault ste marie to the west is captured by the coast of Lake Superior. Gros cap is the point where superior empties into the st mary's river. This area gives you a good view over lake superior.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mark A
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Take 2nd line road right out, can't miss it. The locals might look at you a little strangely since I'm sure not many people know that this gem is out there. WORTH THE DRIVE. It is the most beautiful spot you will ever see.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank ianlD2733PU
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We made the mistake of using the address from Trip Advisor, which took us down a narrow and bumpy road through the conservation area. We arrived at a location where we had to turn around as we were entering private property. There was a trail...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank GBAmandaR
Reviewed 22 March 2017

You will feel like you've just discovered your own private scenic spot when you reach the highest point at Gros Cap Conservation area. You will be overlooking the entrance to the St. Mary's River leading to Lake Superior, second largest lake in the world. The...More

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank Alfred A
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Playground in my backyard! Miles of trails and beautiful shoreline. Scenic lookouts and ideal landscapes for photography. Being so close to home I have the luxury of making regular visits to this beautiful area. I am blessed!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank sunnysarahrae
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The drive was beautiful, and saw the water from the boat launch area. Didn't do the hike but rather did a longer drive up through marshall drive.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank princess8989
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice drive to get there, liked the area very much! It was windy when we were here, so the waves were high, made for great pics!

Date of experience: August 2016
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Wonderful lace to relax with a great view! Kids skip rocks and water is so beautiful in the summer months. Fall is wonderful as well! SSM must visit spot!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Chris S
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Response from thebossOntario | Reviewed this property |
At Gros Cap, you won't see any wildlife. However, if you are travelling north on Hwy 17, you could see moose, or a bear.