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Gould Lake Conservation Area

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Address: Gould Lake Rd, 5 km northwest of Sydenham, North Frontenac, Ontario K0H 2T0, Canada
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+1 613-546-4228

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Great Outdoor Space

Gould Lake is a wonderful place to get outdoors for the day. It has well marked trails that vary in difficulty and length; great for beginner and experienced hikers. There are... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Gould Lake is a wonderful place to get outdoors for the day. It has well marked trails that vary in difficulty and length; great for beginner and experienced hikers. There are also some nice areas along the trails to go for a quick swim on a hot day. Gould Lake also has a nice beach area for families. You can... More 

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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Reviewed 10 January 2015

It's actually in South Frontenac but anyways, a great spot to hike, picnic, swim, rent canoes etc. The beach is small but great for kids. The lake has good fishing and the water is clear and refreshing. I always buy a year pass and you can use it to also go to the Little Cataraqui Conservation area in Kingston on... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Gould Lake is a truly amazing place! Only around a 30 min drive from Kingston, I was in awe of the beauty of this lake and the hiking trails. We took our baby in our carrier and hiked for an hour before having a picnic on a secluded spot along the rocky shore. We finished our hike with a dip... More 

1 Thank melaniedawn23
Kingston, Canada
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Reviewed 30 June 2012

This secluded conservation area has it all: swimming, fishing, hiking and biking. There is a sandy beach, a couple of docks, picnic tables, outhouses and well-maintained trails through miles of forest. Wildlife abounds!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2012

This conservation area is a must see for anyone who loves peaceful and natural beauty. Pack a lunch, go for a hike or go for a swim in the pristine lake which is motor-free. Bring bug spray as with any outdoor activity in the spring/summer and some hand sanitizer as the washrooms are outhouses. There is a volleyball pit for... More 

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