Elora Gorge Conservation Area, Elora

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Discover the Canadian wilderness across 145 hectares (360 ac) of raw nature at Elora Gorge Conservation Area. At the nature reserve, find an abundance of campsites, hiking trails, and swimming areas, or engage in a range of activites, such as swimming, kayaking, and tubing. Head to the Grand River, the nature park’s main attraction. Dip your feet into the cold water of the river, which flows through the bottom of the gorge for approximately 2 km (1.2 mi), or head to the Elora Quarry Conservation Area. There, find an old swimming hole surrounded by cliffs up to 12 m (39 ft) tall. To visit Elora Gorge Conservation Area and get the most from your holiday in Elora, create itinerary details personal to you using our Elora trip site .
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  • Talk about getting back with nature! Great layout. Spacious lots. Great rates. Water rafting. Everyone is happy to be there! Will definitely go again!  more »
  • Enjoyed healthy hikes on wide trails in fall. Many people with dogs walking off leash. Not officially open with no trespass sign posted for warning to avoid injury. Free parking on road entrance.  more »
  • Tubing season was over, but still fun for a hike and walk along the water. Lots of young families, a pleasant place to spend a Saturday. The Main town is lovely. Look for other trails if you want a ha...  more »
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  • After realizing that the Provincial and National Parks were all full, we decided to try a park that was closer to home. We had a beautiful and private campsite, with the Gorge right behind us. There are so many things to do, including hiking, tubing, swimming, visiting the quaint village of Elora and there's even a play structure and a tiny sports field. By far one of the nicest developed campsites I've ever stayed at.
  • Elora Gorge, I dont know where to start... This is a beautiful piece of land kept beautiful by the staff at the conservation area. This is a spectacular, breathtaking spot. Definitely something to add to your bucket list.
  • Worth paying to camp here. Nice clean views. I wouldn't recommend being intoxicated or running around the cliffs unless you know what you are doing. Some areas don't have rails. People die here all the time cause they aren't careful.
  • It's an awesome place. It had a peaceful and friendly atmosphere. We walked through the rocky river which can be refreshing on a hot day.There were lots of picnic tables around. It also had decent coin showers and decent washrooms, some of the washroom facilities were outhouses avoid these. .
  • Love this place for camping fishing and hiking. No good swiming spots close to camp site but it waz perfect for fishing for that reason too.

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