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Rockwood Conservation Area

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Rockwood Conservation Area

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Rockwood Conservation Area is a conservation area in Rockwood, Ontario, near Guelph, operated by the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA). It contains a varied karst lanscape, of rocky cliffs, natural potholes, caves and a lake. also located in the park is the rockwood mill, a stone mill built in 1885. the park receives over 65,000 visitors a year, and is popular for hiking, weddings, and watersports.




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See [1] for fees for GRCA conservation areas.

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  • Potholes. Not the kind that flatten your tires in the spring, these potholes are of glacial origin. In the vicinity of the Eramosa River here, several boulders became trapped in swirling eddies, making holes in the bedrock (some several metres deep) over the course of thousands of years. There are a few hundred in the park.  edit
  • Harris Woollen Mill Ruins.  edit

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You can bring your own alcohol to your registered campsite, except during the May 2-4 (Victoria Day) and Labour Day long weekends, when alcohol is banned.

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Rockwood Conservation Area has around 110 campsites: 16 full-service, 50 serviced and 44 unserviced. Up to six people are permitted per campsite.

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