We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Nice little park with view of waterfall

Small nice park with a short walk to the waterfall. Probably would be a nice place for picnic... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
BRFence
,
Delaware
Pretty, short walk by water

There's an accessible walkway to a bridge over the Grand River. It's a lovely spot with a short... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
webgoddesscathy
,
Toronto, Canada
Read all 13 reviews
21
All photos (21)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“grand river”(3 reviews)
“riverfest”(5 reviews)
“shakespeare”(2 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
11°
Oct
-1°
Nov
-1°
-6°
Dec
Contact
Mill St E, Elora, Centre Wellington, Ontario N0B 1S0, Canada
Website
+1 519-846-9691
Call
Reviews (13)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveller rating
6
4
2
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
6
4
2
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews grand river riverfest shakespeare performance waterfall community fishing picnic
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small, cute park with not too much to do but pretty to walk around in. The swans on the water were the attraction when we were there and a lady was feeding them at the water's edge. Quiet and peaceful.

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Bissell Park is a beautiful stretch of park along the Grand River in Elora. There is a little waterfall, a boardwalk, and a lot of room for having a nice picnic. You can also find a couple of Swans floating by on occasion. This is...More

2  Thank RogueTrippers
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Bissell Park is quite small and is a great picnic spot. However, there is a short trail that leads to the side of a small waterfall. It is a great photo opportunity but visiting here would be quick as there is not much to do.

Thank TaanJa94
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Small nice park with a short walk to the waterfall. Probably would be a nice place for picnic. There were people fishing that day also, not sure if they caught anything.

Thank BRFence
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Still fabulous. Fourth year for the Elora Community Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park. This year's production is Macbeth and it is marvelous. Professional quality performances in our own backyard. Runs until August 11-13. Cost is just a pass of the hat at the end of...More

Thank TheGoodLife59
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This quiet beautiful park has a lovely river running through it . There are always people standing on the shore or in the water fishing . Canoe always s on the river . There are the swans that are there every summer On Saturdays in...More

Thank Jackie Z
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Part of the charm of Elora is that it has great shopping and cafes, the walking trails along and into the river valleys, and lots of green space area like this little park. It can accomodate picnickers, fisherman, boardwalkers, dogwalkers and the occasional music or...More

Thank Wade1958
Reviewed 5 September 2016

There's an accessible walkway to a bridge over the Grand River. It's a lovely spot with a short walk.

Thank webgoddesscathy
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went to the music festival at this park for the Friday night, only. We were encouraged to use the shuttle, which would run continuously between there and two stops in Guelph. However, there was only one bus on the circuit, and it could only...More

Thank Jodie F
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have attended and volunteered Riverfest for 3 years in a row. The park is beautiful with the river beside the park. Each year they change/ modify the layout to better the experience. This years layout seemed to work really well. The 2 main stages...More

Thank Jen K
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
The Village Inn Elora
105 reviews
.53 miles away
Best Western Plus Fergus Hotel
175 reviews
2.74 miles away
Wayfare Motel
9 reviews
11.05 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Guelph
182 reviews
11.12 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 32 nearby restaurants
The Cellar Pub and Grill
223 reviews
.24 miles away
Elora Brewing Company
265 reviews
.24 miles away
Cork Restaurant
257 reviews
.26 miles away
Cafe Creperie
168 reviews
.31 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 34 nearby attractions
Elora Gorge Conservation Area
358 reviews
.97 miles away
Elora Gorge Falls
50 reviews
.52 miles away
Elora Quarry Conservation Area
102 reviews
.57 miles away
Grand River Raceway
55 reviews
.76 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bissell Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines