PARKS
& TRAILS
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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Peche Island

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

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…

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…

Ojibway Nature Centre and Parks System

5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, Ontario, N9C 4E8

A total of 247 species have been recorded in the Ojibway Prairie Complex on the southwest corner of…

Riverfront Trail

Riverside Drive West to East (from Huron Church Road to Lincoln Road) Open year round From the base…

Dieppe Gardens

With a breathtaking view of the Detroit skyline, Dieppe Gardens is located at Riverside Drive and Ouellette Avenue,…

Chrysler Canada Greenway Trail

Great for biking, hiking, birding, cross country, skiing and more. The 50-kilometre Chrysler Canada Greenway travels through Essex…

Kopegaron Woods Conservation Area

Take a hike along one of the most beautiful forest boardwalk trails in the region. While exploring this…

Willistead Park

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

Holiday Beach Conservation Area

Please note: Holiday Beach is currently closed due to unsafe beach conditions related to erosion. This Conservation Area…

Big Creek Conservation Area

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

Seacliff Park

Seacliff Dr W & Forest Ave, Leamington, Ontario, N8H 3X8

The premier park in the Municipality of Leamington and home to the famous Tomato Splash Pad. Located on…

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