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Rural Rootz Nature Reserve

645 Northacres Road, Wiarton, Ontario ON N0H 2T0, Canada
+1 519-534-2522
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The Bruce Trail is world class. Especially on the Bruce Peninsula, the scenery is fabulous... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jimbo243
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Stony Plain, Canada
Spiritual people, this place is for you.

If you are a spiritual person of any kind this is the place for you. Tom and Dee have taken years... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Raynman M
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Waterloo, Canada
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Rural Rootz is a unique experience, Gardens flourishing in the middle of a wooded wonderland. 7 km. of varied hiking trails to explore, Quiet solace, Two labyrinths to walk, and Dragons awaiting discovery.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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645 Northacres Road, Wiarton, Ontario ON N0H 2T0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bruce Trail is world class. Especially on the Bruce Peninsula, the scenery is fabulous. October might be a bit chilly at night for those who prefer to camp.More

Thank jimbo243
Tom A, Owner at Rural Rootz Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The Rural Rocks Side Trail is presently the only satellite trail in the entire Bruce Trail system. At 4.2 km it holds the widest spectrum of Bruce Trail ecologies in the smallest area, it is like a scrapbook of the best of The Bruce. Thank...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

If you are a spiritual person of any kind this is the place for you. Tom and Dee have taken years of their lives grooming this land and its magical spiritual energy. Not only are their gardens breath taking but their generous demeanor will leave...More

Thank Raynman M
Tom A, Owner at Rural Rootz Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks very much for your kind review, you have caught our spirits and the glory of this very special piece of land. Happy Trails to you and yours.

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I am forever grateful to have discovered Rural Rootz several years ago during a time of transition in my life. The sacred space lovingly tended by Tom and Dee, welcomed me with open arms. I have since returned often; to connect, discover, purchase a perennial...More

1  Thank cgandcommunity
Tom A, Owner at Rural Rootz Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

We are so happy that you wandered up the long laneway to find us and this very special place. It was the beginning of a wonder filled adventure that continues to blossom beautifully, Love always finds a path.

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Visit Tom and Dee to buy plants for your garden and art for your walls. Enjoy the hiking trail for even more fun. Wear your hiking boots and bring a bottle of water.

1  Thank holgatekm
Tom A, Owner at Rural Rootz Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Yes! Boots and water, a good idea, there are 7 km of hiking trails on this 100 acre reserve. However if you forget your water we'll serve you a glass of Sunshine Tea. Thanks for your visit.

Reviewed 9 November 2015

Beautiful adventure, walking, climbing, exploring rock formations. We had a sunny day to enjoy this interesting spot.

2  Thank Durgachristine
Tom A, Owner at Rural Rootz Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Our trail at Rural Rootz is available 24/7 as Rural Rocks Side Trail, part of the Bruce Trail. However our internal trail system is available during our "open" hours or by appointment. 7 unique forest trails totaling 7 km. Come and "Expose yourself to nature."

Reviewed 23 February 2015

MsDee and Tom welcome me with open arms and heart. They are my spiritual parents. This spiritual paradise has a feeling of bliss, you can feel all of the outside noise disappear as you enter the magical gardens. Thank you for being you. xox

2  Thank visions33
Tom A, Owner at Rural Rootz Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks for your kind review, we welcome you to come and explore the possibilities.

Reviewed 10 October 2013

Visiting Tom and Dee is most delightful. Very engaging and hospitable close to downtown Wiarton on county road 13. The trail is also a fun experience to enjoy. A bit of an adventure going up and down thru rock and trees.More

1  Thank Sunny568
Tom A, Manager at Rural Rootz Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

The good folks who built the Rural Rocks Sidetrail, told us they found the broadest spectrum of Bruce Trail ecologies in the smallest physical area (100 acres) of anywhere in the entire Bruce Trail system. What a blessing that we had the option to keep...More

Reviewed 21 January 2013

Great place to go visit and purchase plants. Lots to see ! Owners are very helpful with explaining what you may need for your garden. Not just a nursery but a very cool tourist attraction also.

1  Thank Pamela and Rick D
Tom A, Owner at Rural Rootz Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks for your kind review. We no longer sell large quantities of plants, however we do have a special few that aren't quickly available elsewhere. We still offer advice and guidance on how to develop quick and easy gardens for your special spaces.

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