PARKS
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River Walks & Wooded Pathways Windsor Essex enjoys the tremendously gorgeous South Carolinian Forest biosphere. Explore dozens of protected endangered plant and grass species in verdant conservation areas and parks.

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Big Creek Conservation Area

Only 6 kilometres from Holiday Beach Conservation Area and draining into Lake Erie, Big Creek is located at…

McAuliffe Woods Conservation Area

A perfect surprise! Located in the Town of Tecumseh, the 1 kilometre trail through wooded area and thicket…

Willistead Park

The property surrounding Willistead Manor, appropriately named Willistead Park, contains over 300 trees, including Windsor’s only persimmon, a…

Peche Island

Peche Island, a 100-acre island was purchased by Hiram Walker in 1883. Walker used the island for a…

Ojibway Nature Centre and Parks System

5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, Ontario, N9C 4E8

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety and security of residents, some City of Windsor…

Lighthouse Point Provincial Nature Reserve

Named for the lighthouse originally built in 1833 that stands at the tip of the spit, Lighthouse Point…

Hillman Marsh Conservation Area

A birding trail borders 87 acres of unique Shorebird Habitat where water levels are actively managed to create…

Maidstone Conservation Area

Puce Rd., Lakeshore, ON

This 20 hectare site is perfect for an afternoon trip to the country. The area includes a winding…

King’s Navy Yard Park

242 Dalhousie, Amherstburg, ON

Designated as a Bi-Centennial International Peace Garden.  Along the pathway are many manicured annual flower beds, a ships…

Tremblay Beach Conservation Area

Tremblay Beach Conservation Area is situated on the shore of beautiful Lake St. Clair with a sandy beach,…

Cypher Systems Group Greenway

Because of the success of the initial Greenway trail, in 2001, CN donated an additional 26 kilometre stretch…

Lakeside Park

This picturesque park is located on the shore of Lake Erie, it offers flowers gardens, walking paths, gazebo’s…

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