Durham Conservation Area is situated in an ideal campground nestled along a picturesque stretch of the winding Saugeen River. With over 200 campsites, it is also just a leisurely trek into the heart of the Durham town centre. It covers over 61 ha (150 acres) including over 3 kms (2 miles) of Saugeen River frontage. Scenic McGowan Falls is one of the highlights of this beautiful park.
Situated in the very tiny village of Eugenia, Eugenia Falls Conservation Area encompasses 23 hectares of Niagara Escarpment, river valley and upland forests. A part of the Grey County Waterfalls Tour. The all-season trail winds along the edge of 'Cuckoo Valley' with excellent views of the 30m high waterfall and loops past a war memorial and picnic shelter.
The spring melt makes for voluptious waterfalls so for the best volume be sure to come and visit one of our 11 waterfalls in Grey County during the spring. Grab a copy of our waterfalls tour map to complete the tour of 10 other falls.
The newest addition to the Waterfall Tour, Holstein Dam Falls flows over the dam from the mill pond on Norman Reeves Creek. The falls are located in Downtown Holstein in Holstein Jubilee Park. The Park has viewing areas for the waterfall, dam and mill pond.
The main natural feature of this site is the horseshoe shaped waterfall, named after the Newash Indian tribe who lived in this area at one time. The 15 metre high waterfall was formed by the erosion of soft Queenston shale beneath hard Manitoulin dolomite, in a manner similar to Niagara Falls. see also www.greysauble.on.ca
Situated in the heart of the 200-hectare Inglis Falls Conservation Area, Inglis Falls is an 18 metre high cascade, created by the Sydenham River meeting the edge of the Niagara Escarpment. The erosive power of the water has carved a deep gorge at the base of the falls. On a clear day you can see down the valley into the City of Owen Sound and out to the Owen Sound harbour.
Located in the Pottawatomi Conservation Area. A small hike takes to a wonderful cascade waterfalls. The falls are visible from the Highway as well.The falls are situated in the Pottawatomi Conservation Area area, which is a Grey Sauble Conservation Authority Property.
Within the Durham Conservation Area McGowan Falls takes the name of an early miller who used the waterpower of the Saugeen River at this site. Popular with anglers, the falls here are more gradual than some, yet scenic in their setting of cedars. McGowan Falls are portrayed in one of several murals that adorn buildings in downtown Durham.
Although this waterfall is on private property, there is a viewing platform where Walter's Creek plunges 14 metres in the heart of the village. Named for the pioneer John Walter and his family, the picturesque settlement grew around its waterpower, which continues to provide energy for a gristmill.