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Guelph Lake Conservation Area

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Address: 7743 Conservation Rd, Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J1, Canada
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Learning fun with the kids

We went to the nature center and the kids had a wonderful time. We planted trees, pet snakes and learned about the environment. They also hold birthday parties. Fun and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the nature center and the kids had a wonderful time. We planted trees, pet snakes and learned about the environment. They also hold birthday parties. Fun and educational👍

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camping, water sports, swimming, concerts, walking trails, fishing! It is all here in a gorgeous setting. Truly fun for the whole family.

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1 Thank Ramona O
Guelph, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Home of the Hillside Festival. Two beaches , great camp sites and beautiful trails. A hidden gem north of Guelph.

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110 reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Free to walk in off season. Nice nature area. Quiet. Can camp in summer. Sometimes water advisory. Have seen ice fishing. Very easy to find.

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1 Thank Philip L
Guelph, Canada
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Beaches, camping, fishing, hiking, cycling, a great place to unwind through the week or weekend. enter on the north side of lake north of highway 24.

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Thank C A
Guelph, Canada
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Lots of places to ride your bike through the woods. Water gets pretty low in the summer so the lake is okay for swimming or canoeing but would not recomend it for canoeing. Great place to go for camping though.

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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Park, trails, water, fishing, hiking - all available only in few minutes drive from Guelph. Wonderful area. Please keep it clean.

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Thank Vitaliy F
Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

- Been there several times - Great place for families - Swimming, playing, BBQ, and family get together - Next time, I may try a canoe - Entrance can be cheaper

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Thank Kal0000
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Though Ontario has more lakes than almost any other region on earth, Guelph has but Guelph Lake, a dammed area flooded into a man-made lake. It's nice for a day putting around on a sail boat, though a few hours north will surely find you in more natural wooded wetland settings.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This large park (about 4000 acres) is on a large lake and has two nice beaches and picnic areas. I see people fishing here often but not sure they catch anything big; fun for little kids, I guess. The lake is plenty big enough for sailing, canoeing and kayaking. They also offer some overnight camping spots but we have not... More 

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