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Misery Bay Provincial Park

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Address: Misery Bay Road | Gore Bay, Ontario P0P 1Y0, Canada
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The trail out to Misery Bay is full of interesting flora and some fauna, although we only saw frogs and toads and heard lots or birds. The trail is relatively easy to traverse... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 November 2016
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Cincinnati, OH
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Cincinnati, OH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The trail out to Misery Bay is full of interesting flora and some fauna, although we only saw frogs and toads and heard lots or birds. The trail is relatively easy to traverse and the crystal clear waters Lake Huron at the end of the trail offer a refreshing dip or wade for the hardy. It was really a lovely... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

An easy walk to the visitor center from the parking lot ... which was closed (holiday) but very thankful that there was clean single washrooms attached with flushing toilet and water. ..then a fairly easy walk through the forest area to the open Vista with a lovely scenic view at the end. We took a different loop back to the... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Had a super awesome time visiting misery bay again. There is a new shelter at the beach. there are alot of interesting things to see and do

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Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

A great place to visit and explore nature trail systems along Misery Bay. Easy walking along the beach and forest. Park Interpretation Centre was kind of cool. Great spots for folks of all ages to enjoy.

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Caledon East, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Had a great time hiking just after a rain storm. Kids were fascinated with the waves along the shore. Did some swimming at the point. Water was great. The trail was perfect. Flowed nicely.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This place is magical. There is so much to see. Unfortunately, I don't know all the plant names, but they just looked spectacular. I wish there was a way to put into words my experience. You simply don't go to "see" Misery Bay - you go to "experience" it. Kid friendly trails and a beautiful beach! Maria Guelph ON

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Somerset, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely hike to the beach with my wife and 8 year old daughter, where we did a little painting. There is an excellent and very informative visitor centre and a number of well- marked hiking trails. We took abortion a half hour hike to the bay.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The trails at Misery Bay are very well marked! There are a variety of trails to choose from and they vary in length from under 1 km to about 12 km. We chose to combine two trails and spent about 2 hours walking in a gorgeous evergreen forest and along a lovely sandy beach. We got a bit turned around... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is great little hiking trail,keep your eyes on the markers it's easy to get turned around.It is a drive to get to this place,so make the most of it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The trail is somewhat flat, which was perfect. Choice of different km of trails, we took the shorter distance since we decided to go mid afternoon. Beautiful scenery of the Lake, benches to rest upon, different flowers on trail, rocks, just all together beautiful place! It is a gem! A must see!

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