the gut conservation areaThe Gut Conservation Area is located in the northern portion of the watershed. It is a 400 acre site located just east of Apsley. This Conservation Area features walking trails, a parking lot, a look out area and a stairway down to the gorge. The “Gut” is a large gorge that the Crowe River flows through for about 230 meters. The fissure that forms the gorge is over 30 meters high and varies from 5 to 10 metes in width. The gorge presents a breathtaking glimpse of this unique terrain.

Directions: From havelock, at Hwy 30 and 7, turn right on to County Rd # 46, Travel 42 km/ 26 Mi to within 50 meters of Hwy 504 intersection, turn right onto Lasswade Rd and travel 6 km/ 4mi, look for the Gut Conservation Area sign and turn right on road for 1 km/.6 mi to the parking lot.

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The Gut Conservation Area characteristics

Length: Length not known
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking, Cross-country skiing, and Snowshoeing
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible.
Fees: None reported

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: Picnic tables

Attractions: Lookout

Crowe Valley Conservation Authority Marmora, Ontario Phone: 613-472-3137

Find it: 2399 The South Rd, Coe Hill, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.7706100
Longitude: -77.8844300

The Gut Conservation Area Image Gallery

Photo credits:

Don Knight