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Rockwood Conservation Area

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161 Falls Street, Rockwood, Ontario N0B 2K0, Canada
+1 519-856-9543
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This is one of my favorite places to visit. If you like hiking trails,kayaking, caves and ruins... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Angel W
Hamilton, Canada
Amazing gem (and so close to home!)

My family and I decided to spend Thanksgiving at Rockwood so there was a large group (20 people and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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161 Falls Street, Rockwood, Ontario N0B 2K0, Canada
+1 519-856-9543
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of my favorite places to visit. If you like hiking trails,kayaking, caves and ruins from an old mill this is the place for you. You can spend hours taking pictures and enjoying the scenery no matter what time of the year. After...More

Thank Angel W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I decided to spend Thanksgiving at Rockwood so there was a large group (20 people and 2 dogs) with us ranging in the age of 1.5 to 70 years old. I can say that there was something to keep everyone entertained -...More

Thank parkeepoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a little gem of a nature preserve that is well worth the trip. There are several wooded trails for hiking that offer views of the river and cliffs. The paths are smooth and make for easy walking. During part of the year, there...More

1  Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the hiking trails that the boyfriend and I love. Fishing, beaches, woods, water. A little bit of something for everyone. Had to pay per person to get in but well worth it for the amount of time that we spent trekking around. The washrooms...More

1  Thank AverageLooksGood
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We camped here for the weekend for the first time and we didn't even get to do everything we wanted. Hiking trails with cave exploration and we took the kayaks and explored more by water. Potholes and limestone rock cliffs also interesting sites. Already planning...More

Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I along with my son recently spent a weekend camping in Rockwood and was left with a rocky first impression. The group camping site is close to the highway/road which makes for a somewhat difficult to get a restful sleep. The washrooms are dirty and...More

1  Thank GrantFamilyToronto
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Rockwood is a great location for a week away for some camping the beach is wonderful, clean and close to campsites The beach store has a great beach type menu for those cravings while camping A good playground for the kids and a big field...More

Thank AL H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

My family and I went to this Conservation for the first time yesterday with the intent of taking out some kayaks, canoes and pedal boats. Although their website suggests that they were to be available yesterday, these facilities were not. What a disappointment for us....More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is my favourite conservation area, located just 40 minutes drive from Toronto. We keep returning to Rockwood every year since we discovered it. Excellent for day trip. The lake is actually wide Grand river that looks like a like. Canoe ride is the must....More

Thank travelladdict2015
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Love, love, love this park. I just wish the trailer sites were a little bigger. We love that there are paths that go all around the park. The ruins are so nice for picture taking and outdoor ceremonies! It's a nice quiet park too. Perfect!

Thank 1plus1isfour
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Linda G
18 September 2017|
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Response from Den L | Reviewed this property |
I would say the water is cleaner at Rockwood....not much of a beach but it seemed pretty populated when we were there...to get there, I believe highway 7 due east towards Acton (about 6 km. ) and you can't miss it...if you... More
Michelle N
2 August 2017|
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Response from Quinbee99 | Reviewed this property |
Is not open to campers in the winter,
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