Ninth Street West or Fifth Street West, 3rd Concession Road (Georgian Bluffs), North of Grey Rd 5, Owen Sound, ON, N4K 5N6, CA
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  • West Rocks Management Area Lookout
  • Upland Hardwood Forest

The majority of West Rocks Management Area is located on top of the Niagara Escarpment in a upland hardwood forest with many fern species. There is a location located in-between the 9th Street West and 8th Street West access points that provides a lookout over the City of Owen Sound.  The parking lot for this area is located on Concession Road #3 in Georgian Bluffs.  Approximately 4,327 metres of Bruce Trail meanders through this property, with an additional trail system linking other trails to the Bruce Trail.  West Rocks property is 89.9 hectares (222acres) and is owned by Grey Sauble Conservation Authority.

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Owen Sound mill dam and fish ladder

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