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Spirit Rock Conservation Area

Wiarton, Ontario



2.61 miles

Elevation Gain

180 ft

Route Type



Added by Andrea Dyer

Located in the stunning South Bruce Peninsula, Spirit Rock Conservation Area offers something for history and hiking enthusiasts alike. On site and adjacent to the parking lot sits the ruins of the McNeill Estate – a home built in the 1880s by Canadian politician, Alexander McNeill. Overlooking Colpoy Bay, the ruins also connect to the Bruce Trail which leads hikers down a spiral staircase, past sheer rock faces, and along the shores of azure blue Georgian Bay.

The trail itself is relatively easygoing, although there is a bit of a rocky scramble between the spiral staircase and the shoreline – not recommended for older folks or those with mobility issues

Leashed dogs are welcomed.
Paid parking is available on site for $6.

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