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Rockwood Conservation Area

#1 of 3 things to do in Rockwood Features Animals
161 Falls Street, Rockwood, Ontario N0B 2K0, Canada
+1 519-856-9543
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Great for camping!

A great place to tent and camp. Good sites for tenting. Lots of open spaces for playing. Hiking... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grand Bend, Canada
Always a good spot with enough to do

We always try for the same site. We prefer on the water (creek) with a tent. We bring water shoes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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161 Falls Street, Rockwood, Ontario N0B 2K0, Canada
+1 519-856-9543
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place to tent and camp. Good sites for tenting. Lots of open spaces for playing. Hiking trails. Small beach. Mini putt. Canoeing, and more! Bathrooms are clean and available. Showers as well. Lots of supplies nearby for anything you forgot. Fresh water sites...More

Thank DougNemeth
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always try for the same site. We prefer on the water (creek) with a tent. We bring water shoes and nets for the kids to explore the creek. The "scavenge" for crayfish/clams and the water isn't deep at all. We sit up the "cliff"...More

Thank SpringfieldGal
Reviewed 5 days ago

We camped at Rockwood and enjoyed the trails, canoeing, fishing & swimming. It has nice scenery. When we arrived at they warned us to keep our valuables and coolers locked up. They had had issues with locals coming in a stealing coolers. We locked our...More

Thank shanzylee2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

Been to this park the last couple of Canada Day weekends now and have to say, it's absolutely one of the nicest parks I've ever been to. The lake is great for fishing, canoeing/kayaking/pedal boating, and the trails are awesome and packed with different types...More

Thank mvisme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place for BBQ, fishing, canoeing, swimming, hiking, easy to find, many parking spots, nice staff.

Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit in exploring and hiking trails. First hiked the easy walk path to the mill and cave and worked ourselves back towards the beach. The trail was approximately 30 min and took us clear across the park through a wooded area. Easy...More

Thank ArnoldPics
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small park but very clean, great for short hikes, with some grey views, A short but good kayaking area especially for younger children.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park offers variety of amenities, from hiking, swimming for the old and young, picnicking is awesome. Just make sure to arrive early if you want to get a good spot because it gets really packed especially close to the water area. We also did...More

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just east of Guelph, there is this fantastic established camp ground operated by the Grand River Conservation authority near the town of Rockwood. Several ESW as well as EW sites exist here. We walked a circuitous route past a lake stocked with fish, through an...More

Thank under65
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The trails are very well maintained, so very safe. And the nature is incredible! They have a few attractions/view points along the trail. Great for pictures. They also have a few hidden trails if you like to go on an adventure and discover the place...More

Thank Helen L
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25 June 2017|
Response from under65 | Reviewed this property |
I have experience camping in the EWS area and stayed on site 62. It was level side to side with lots of length for a 36 trailer. We rode around the EW area and there were several good sites available. Check out the on-line... More
Morganne A
19 May 2017|
Response from Quinbee99 | Reviewed this property |
There is another nature centre in mountsberg. Which is about 1/2 hr drive south . Beautiful owls and other birds to see. Check it out , there is a fee to enter. Then you have lots of trails in Guelph, and the Aboretum in... More
8 February 2017|
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Response from buhotepeyac | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know the conservation parks are not free this year but maybe if there is enough pressure they may change the policy. Good luck.