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Sifton Bog

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Nature in the City

Easy walk on a boardwalk to a pond. It's in the city and easy to get to. There are other trails as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leo W
London, Canada
Quick lovely walk

This is a treasure hidden down the road from the supermarket. Very accessible trail and the option... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2019
Angela R
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Oxford Street | Hyde Park Road, London, Ontario N6H 4N2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walk on a boardwalk to a pond. It's in the city and easy to get to. There are other trails as well so you can explore. Lots of deer in the park.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Leo W
Reviewed January 14, 2019

This is a treasure hidden down the road from the supermarket. Very accessible trail and the option to go off the main trail if you are adventurous. It was a treasure to find when moving to London and I have returned many times since. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angela R
Reviewed December 13, 2018

This is a very short, stroller friendly nature walk through the forest which ends at a look-out platform on the bog. We spent a lot of time at the bog platform watching tadpoles in various stages of development and various dragonflies of all sorts of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

If you need a quick shot of nature, this is the place to get it. Sifton Bog isn't a huge ESA, but it is amazing how remote it feels once you take a few steps in on the well-maintained boardwalk. It was a perfect location...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Katherine K
Reviewed October 11, 2018

W just love this place. Easy walk on the boardwalk, nice deck. I like the sign that explains the formation of the bog. Well maintained place!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank chubchub2013
Reviewed September 3, 2018

A really nice walk in nature right in the city. Good boardwalk all the way through. Never crowded anytime we went there. Lots of birds and wildlife--might even see a few deer.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Steven C
Reviewed August 16, 2018

A friend took us to view the Bog. We thought we would see more than we did. We walked on the boardwalk t the end and back. Took 15 minutes in total. We did not see any wildlife. This place is free to attend and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Holly5_12
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Spring and fall I have seen deer there. There are a number of birds there, frogs, turtles, etc. and this past spring a Canadagoose was nesting there, with her partner swimming nearby

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank marylynn2018
Reviewed June 24, 2018

THe bog is a great place for a walk in nature and you do not leave the city. Take oxford street west just beyond Hyde Park Road. The entrance is well marked on the south side of Oxford. The trails are well developed and wooden...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CathyF443
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We love coming her year round with our dog for a walk on the boardwalk. Cute little spot. Love that you can't hear the traffic nearby once you get into the forest. Nice little lookout over the pond at the end of the boardwalk!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Breanna G
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Response from Onyxdragun | Reviewed this property |
Dog are allowed as long as they are leashed. A leash at most of 2 meters (6 ft) in length too.