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Willie

Beautiful park, with washrooms and services. Scenery very beautiful. Near restaurants and shops... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MEDMontreal
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Montreal
Be line to this point of interest...Self Central

We don't take selfies, but darn this is the home of Wiarton Willie. Off to his Statue. Lots of fun... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
skaszab2016
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While passing through Wiarton, we just had to stop to see the statue of famous Willie. He's the groundhog that predicts more or less weeks of winter in Canada that happens every groundhog day on Feb. 2nd. Well, his predictions are questionable, but it gives...More

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I suppose this goes along with giant apples and perogees elsewhere but it's really underwhelming. The area has so much history and natural attractions that you KNOW they can do better than this.

Thank Colin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful park, with washrooms and services. Scenery very beautiful. Near restaurants and shops. Stop in at the green door cafe.

Thank MEDMontreal
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We don't take selfies, but darn this is the home of Wiarton Willie. Off to his Statue. Lots of fun, so close to Wiarton's wonderful Bay. Have an Ice cream near by.

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Wiarton Willie is a great Ontario Canada groundhog even though he cant always predict the end of Winter.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 23 April 2018

we took a family photo here, kinda quirky having a statue of a groundhog down by the waters edge, , but knowing the history of Wiarton , and what the area meant, it is rather fitting, cheers

5  Thank daniel f
Reviewed 10 October 2017

During a recent fall driving tour we stopped in Wiarton at the lovely little park along the water . Wharton Willie used to reside here before he passed away. There is a large statue dedicated to him. Nothing much really but the park is a...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We were heading home from tobermory. It was raining but I know we have to stop for a pic. Didn't climb to get a close up... Should have!

Thank zirconiag
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Located on the water next to the old train station, the "Willie Emerging" statue (not joking, that's it's original name) is a cool spot for a quick photo stop. Very close to a great playground, tiny beach area, public pool, picnic area, camping & shops.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Great statue in a great park on the waters edge and campground. Though the current Willy passed away this summer he will be remembered with the statue. He was the reason for a gathering of people every Feb. 2.

Thank Barry H
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