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Bowmanville Harbour Conservation Area

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Good place for a short paddle

There is a marshy area that I like to paddle my canoe in. There are a variety of birds and other... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Jason D
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Bowmanville, Canada
Was Great As A Kid

We used to get taken here by parents & friends to go fishing when we were kids in th 50's & early... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
trenar3773
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Newcastle, Canada
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2 weeks ago
“Was Great As A Kid”
13 Sep 2017
“Good place for a short paddle”
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Lake Ontario in the Municipality of Clarington, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 3K3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to get taken here by parents & friends to go fishing when we were kids in th 50's & early 60's. It was really a memorable place for me... But personal interests seemed to horn their way into the area, & we were...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

There is a marshy area that I like to paddle my canoe in. There are a variety of birds and other wildlife to see, although I am not a good photographer while floating in a canoe. It is a small area so it is not...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

In light of not wanting to seem selfish, I am not sure I want to share how great this area is. But, if you get the chance, it is worth the trip!

Thank No_job
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place looking on the lake, calm down ... Free parking, but nothing else. No toilette, no drinks - just nothing beside a wonderful view on the lake. There are even some areas with some kind of sand beach.

1  Thank Der-Weitgereiste
Reviewed 14 March 2015

The West Beach is the place to be in the summer for sand, sun and beachfront fun. I grew up in this area during the 50s and it was a resort-like area at the time. In later years it went into decline, became slum-like in...More

2  Thank MelOshawa
Reviewed 21 August 2014

This is a great short hike over a mostly level, well-maintained loop trail. It would not be too long for children five years old or more and I met people with younger children in strollers. The Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA) website has a...More

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