Vanderwater Park Conservation Area, Thomasburg Ontario

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Vanderwater Park
Hastings County, Thomasburg, Ontario
Address: 512 Vanderwater Rd, Thomasburg, ON K0K 3H0

Off the Beaten Path

Perfect little getaway 20 minutes North of the 401 from Belleville Ontario. The 257 hectare (635 acre) Vanderwater Conservation Area is located 3 km east of Thomasburg off Highway 37, at 512 Vanderwater Road. This lovely outdoor spot is picturesquely located along the banks of the Moira River, where the water cascades over a series of limestone steps. The 15 km of trails explore a wide range of natural environments from mature cedar forests in the low lying areas to hardwood and coniferous forests that cover the slopes and high ground. The Conservation Area is a popular destination each winter for cross-country skiers. A steep ridge runs the length of the property and several spots along the trails afford a scenic view of the land towards the west. Ski trails arenot groomed.

Highlights:
-Mini Cascade of waterfalls in the river close to the end of the park. Prefect for lounging, swimming and beautiful aerial view of the trees and Moira river in the distance
-Amazing high birch wood trees-Generous hiking trails on Moira River

 


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