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Address: Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
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During the summer months, visiting Cyprus Lake, in particular the Grotto...

During the summer months, visiting Cyprus Lake, in particular the Grotto and Indian Head Cove can leave some visitors feeling frustrated and confused if they are denied access to these sites. As a result of the increasing popularity of these attractions, the entrance way and parking to access these areas are at times complex. Additionally, the rocky terrain along the coastline and access to the Grotto can be challenging for some. Please visit the park website for more detailed information on the Grotto, what to expect, and other attractions in the park and surrounding area if you're unable to access the Grotto. Additionally, visitors should make the Parks Canada Visitor Center in Tobermory their first stop so they can plan their stay and get up to date information on parking and other visitor activities.

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This is a part of Bruce peninsula National park-which in itself is worth the visit!! It can get bust and the hike is somewhat long, so be prepared.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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St. Catharines, Canada
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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a part of Bruce peninsula National park-which in itself is worth the visit!! It can get bust and the hike is somewhat long, so be prepared.

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Dauphin, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for an afternoon hike down to the Grotto and along the cliffs of Georgian Bay. The water is beautiful. We were there in mid July, so it was quite busy with people. The hiking is moderate but requires good footwear. Love the scenery.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The views were beautiful. The water was freezing even though it was warm outside. It's a great experience though don't miss it. Lots of people

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Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being here in the sunshine really added to the experience but the views were amazing. You need to be carefully footed to ensure you don't trip but i wouldn't say it would put people off

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Beautiful water and fascinating cliffs. Pretty crowded but well worth the hike to experience it. Lots of people swimming.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We've spent a lifetime climbing the rocks, shorelines and walkways of this infamous spot. It never fails to take your breath away and steal your heart.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Had this on the list since visiting Collingwood. It did not disappoint. A bit of a drive to get to and maybe the off-season is the time to visit due to crowds. The Grotto was an easy hike from the close parking lot and very pretty. The water is much like you see at Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes on Lake... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome, take the longest trail! Some difficulty for sure. No flip flops, good support hiking shoes or new running shoes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem. A reward after a longish hike along the Bruce Trail. Like nothing you've seen unless Iceland is your normal digs! Turquoise water so clean you can see 30ft down at high noon...its a cave so any sunlight filters through a hole in the ceiling rock formation! And... YOU CAN DIVE INTO IT! Sorry, no Pics.... Too busy... More 

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Thank Johann K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

beautiful place! its a bit challenging to get there if you are not sure-footed but well worth it. absolutely gorgeous! water is quite "chilly" but there are caves to explore and climbing galore. definitely a must do!!!

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