Rockwood Conservation Area – Rockwood, Ontario

A short distance away from several major metropolitan areas in southwestern Ontario lies the jewel that is Rockwood Conservation Area. This conservation area features “towering limestone cliffs, caves and glacial potholes”, making the location a source of natural wonders and inspiration for both hikers and canoeists (Conservation Ontario, 2012). Canoes can be rented at the…

Eugenia Falls – Grey County, Ontario

Although I’ve hiked at Eugenia Falls Conservation Area several times, researching the location for this post yielded some new information for me. I learned that the impressive waterfall was the site of an early “Fools Gold” rush when it was first discovered in 1852 (Grey Sauble Conservation, 2014). Later, the site became dotted with mills…