Parks and trails

Your parks. Your recreation. Your voice. Parks and Recreation Master Plan update

All play structures at City parks, and the City’s skate and dog parks are closed to the public to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Guelph is packed with parks and trails. Enjoying them will likely make you happier and healthier!

Our parks are full of trees and play spaces for all seasons and all interests. Of course you’ll find the usual benches, picnic tables, and washrooms. You’ll also find floral displays by our award-winning horticulture staff, best amusement rides this side of the county fair, amazing settings for your next picnic or event, an award-winning natural playground, and one of the world’s best floral clocks! There are lots of opportunities to enjoy the calming effect of nature along the rivers, in forests and other natural areas.