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“Storybook setting”
Review of Kingston Mills

Kingston Mills
Ranked #20 of 107 things to do in Kingston
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

This place is absolutely stunning. We watched while the locks were operated which was fascinating to see. The locks are still operated manually and the operators are very friendly and enjoy talking to visitors. We had our dog with us and the surrounding area is a mecca for wildflowers. Our dog loved this place as much as we did - we were on our way to Ottawa or we could have stayed for a relaxing picnic. If you are visiting in the summer (or warm day) bring a picnic or some wine and sit at one of many picnic tables and enjoy the flowers and sound of rushing water!

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Reviewed 9 May 2013

This place is very beautiful, great for picnics. The only problem is that I did find a car in the water a few summers ago... but I guess thats settled out now.

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Reviewed 14 April 2013

This place is nice and quiet for a visit but not much there to do to go more than once. We cycled out from Kingston which in itself was quite pleasant.

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Reviewed 30 January 2013

Always like a nice country drive to the historic locks! Great view, can see them operating in the summer! Great place to stop, walk around, and even take a picnic! Close to the City and worthwhile seeing!

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Reviewed 30 January 2013

Summer mornings, you will find people fishing, silently nodding and smiling.
Summer evenings, walkers and cyclists take over.
On long winter nights, dog walkers know that the stars are fabulous up here.

This location is significant to the history of the world. The Rideau Canal System and Locks are an utterly astonishing, incredibly durable feat of engineering. Come see it up close!

1  Thank HMWOntario
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