Discover a landscape filled with natural wonders.

With literally thousands of acres of green space and over 200 parks woven into our communities and neighbourhoods, there are at least that many reasons to get outside. Walk, run, blade or bike the riverfront paths. Traverse the urban, suburban or naturalized parkland of the Ganatchio Trail, Malden Park, Windsor’s Riverfront and Chrysler Canada Greenway. Stand on the southernmost point of mainland Canada at Point Pelee National Park*
*FREE admission with the Parks Canada Discovery Pass, available in 2017 to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday at various locations (including Tourism Information Centres throughout Windsor and Essex County)

Essex Region Conservation Authority

19 Conservation Areas, including Holiday Beach, John R. Park Homestead, Hillman Marsh and the Chrysler Canada Greenway. Camping, beaches, world-class birding, hiking, cycling and canoeing are only a few of the things to experience.

Ganatchio Trail

Isabelle and Wyandotte to Lesperance and Riverside Drive. Whether walking, cycling or jogging, the Ganatchio Trail lets you explore 8 km of scenic trails stretching from the City of Windsor to the Town of Tecumseh. The Ganatchio Trail…

Herb Gray Parkway Trail

Herb Gray Parkway Trail A new, 17-kilometre multi-use trail in Windsor–the first trail that has been incorporated into a major provincial highway project in Ontario. Officially opened in 2016, the Herb Gray Parkway Trail offers 17 kilometres of paved trails, and…

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area

With 5 kilometers of trails around this precious marshland habitat, Hillman Marsh draws wildlife and people from both near and far. The nature centre is open at limited times during the spring with excellent educational displays.

Holiday Beach Conservation Area

This Conservation Area is renowned for its birding. Each fall, a spectacular migration of thousands of hawks, vultures, eagles, falcons and other birds of prey concentrate in the area before heading across the Detroit River towards warmer, more southerly…

Jackson Park & The Queen Elizabeth II Gardens

Jackson Park & The Queen Elizabeth II Gardens Jackson Park, with its more than 10,000 plants, is undoubtedly one of Windsor’s foremost attractions. Visitors to the Queen Elizabeth II Sunken Garden’s can enjoy the flowers of the season: hundreds of tulips…

King’s Navy Yard Park

Designated as a Bi-Centennial International Peace Garden. Along the pathway are many manicured annual flower beds, a ships anchor, cannons, and a light house beacon. It has been acknowledged as part of the great Sauk Trail which ran from Illinois to Detroit.

Kopegaron Woods Conservation Area

Take a hike along one of the most beautiful forest boardwalk trails in the region. While exploring this 19 hectare Carolinian woodland, you’ll see Tulip-tree, Sassafras, Black Gum, Sycamore and Flowering Dogwood trees, as well as wildflowers…

Lakeside Park

Lakeside Park This picturesque park is located on the shore of Lake Erie, it offers flowers gardens, walking paths, gazebo’s and a large indoor Pavilion. This park is great for family picnics/reunions, showers, stag and does, wedding ceremonies and wedding…

LaSalle Trail System

LaSalle Trail System Our natural landscape makes playing in the great outdoors an adventure. In addition to beautiful Parks, come discover all the paths and trails. Whether you prefer walking, jogging, cycling, or mountain biking, there are a number of…


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