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    Spirit Rock Conservation Area
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Spirit Rock is a conservation area located in Wiarton, Ontario, that is steeped in local history and legend. The park spans 215 acres and is home to stunning views from the top of the Niagara Escarpment. This fascinating little gem includes the historical remains of the Corran -- home of Alexander McNeill, a member of federal parliament in the late 1800s. This property was an impressive 17 room mansion, decorated with oriental carvings and lined with tapestries, books, and weaponry. Explore the ghostly old ruins and be sure to follow the spiral staircase down to the water’s edge. Back along the trails, follow the woods carpeted in wildflowers and stop at the Spirit Rock Lookout. Here you will learn of the legend of an Indian Maiden. The sign here reads, “Legend has it that an Indian Maiden fell in love with a chief from an enemy tribe and her family turned against her. She threw herself over the cliff. Today, when the lightning and angles are just right, the face of the maiden can supposedly be seen in the cliffs from below.”.


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Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0

  • Weather
  • Current temperature
  • -18°
    Feels like -29°
Mostly cloudy until afternoon.

    • Humidity

    • 80%
    • Precipitation

    • 3%
    • Precip. type

    • Snow
    • UV Index

    • 0
    • Visibility

    • 2.6km
    • Sunrise

    • 7:55 AM
    • Sunset

    • 5:18 PM
    • Wind gust

    • 39.5kph
    • Wind speed

    • 28kph
    • Wind direction

    • North

    • Tuesday

    • -2°
    • -12°
    • Wednesday

    • -3°
    • Thursday

    • -3°
    • -6°
    • Friday

    • -6°
    • -15°
    • Saturday

    • -9°
    • -14°
    • Sunday

    • -8°
    • -15°
    • Monday

    • -12°
    • -17°

When I was young at the beach my sister and I would splash water all over each and other as we are jumping around like a bunch of kangaroos while getting glared at by people all around us.

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