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Spirit Rock Conservation Area

Highway 6, Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0, Canada
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Great hike and the view towards bay are spectacularly beautiful.! One of a must visit in ontario... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Noriza T
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Beautiful!

We quickly visited this area and enjoyed the short time we explored! It's quite the drive in so... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Sarah H
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Barrie, Canada
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Highway 6, Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0, Canada
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Great hike and the view towards bay are spectacularly beautiful.! One of a must visit in ontario. Great family hiking activities. Amazing spiral staircases . Friendly area neighbourhood .

Thank Noriza T
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We quickly visited this area and enjoyed the short time we explored! It's quite the drive in so don't be discouraged when the road keeps going. There is a large parking lot and you do have to pay - either by downloading an app and...More

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

An easy, fun, short outing suitable for all ages. We enjoyed visiting the ghostly old ruins, the rickety staircase, the views of the water, and dipping our toes in the lake at the bottom. Went with 2 adults, 2 small children and 2 seniors. Beware...More

Thank Ali M
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Interesting little gem tucked back a long lane way neat to see the old remains of an estate from so many years ago .

Thank Lois R
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our hike, despite somehow finding ourselves on the Bruce trail.. several others made the same wrong turn as well. Therefore we didn't get to see he spirit rock during the hike. We did see it later on when kayaking by the harbour. Would...More

Thank Julie C
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

The combination of the staircase and estate ruins, surrounded by woods that were carpeted with Trilliums and Forget-Me-Nots, made for a fun morning excursion after we left Lion’s Head and headed back to Michigan. The dirt road that heads into the property is single track...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

this place is really a neat place to see. an old Manson remains there will a board to tell ya the history about it..there is a really cool spiral stair case that brig you down to the bottom near the bay. very nice hike and...More

Thank Dale H
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This conservation area is on the Bruce Trail and accessible via the trail or via the road. It has a parking lot too. It is an awesome place to hike and the spiral staircase is awesome.

Thank isajohn
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

We picked this spot to go snowshoeing and it was great. Although there wasn't a lot of snow on the ground, we followed the trail to the ruins of an old mansion, and then to a lookout over the bay. The best part was we...More

Thank Danny B
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been here several times and always enjoy the visit. There is a short trail that leads to an old stone mansion that is now crumbled and only the shell remains. The trail continues to a spiral staircase that leads you down to the...More

Thank BlackDougall2016
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