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Nature escape in the city

I hike a loop (about three miles) here at least once a week. Once you are about five minutes in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Betty Jo B
London, Canada

Gorgeous! Went in by the tourist information centre off Wellington. Hiked around the pond a bit... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Maria S
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“yellow trail”(2 reviews)
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696 Wellington Road South, London, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-451-2800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I hike a loop (about three miles) here at least once a week. Once you are about five minutes in and away from the traffic sounds of Wellington/Southdale, you completely forget that you are in the city. The area is heavily wooded with beautiful views...More

Thank Betty Jo B
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous! Went in by the tourist information centre off Wellington. Hiked around the pond a bit muddy but so nice to get into nature.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Went today with a friend. We were a little concerned about the trails not being very clear because of the snow, but all the way there are yellow marks on the trees to guide you. The lady on the information centre is very kind and...More

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Thank Carlos B
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Although a wonderful summer spot, this green space park has ideal winter snowshoeing and cross country skiing trails! Parking is free of cost. There is a small visitor's center with washrooms. Trails are very natural; but, not particularly groomed nor supervised.

Thank Derek B
Reviewed December 2, 2017

This is a lovely area to hike and explore throughout the year. The path takes you through the woods and around the ponds making it difficult to believe you are still in the city.

Thank silverbrook
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Went for a hike here a week ago...absolutely beauthiful. You are struck with beauty of the ponds.. Trails well defined and well sized...Nice structures in place...Loved the deck/sitting area in the footprint of old cabin...Paved walks from the Dearness home would be nice for the...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Spent a whole day walking around here. We saw some wonderful wildlife and it was so relaxing walking around. Some of the paths are not well signposted, but we used our compass and was easy to get around

Thank Minkymonkey
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Came here for a conference at the lamp lighter Best Western. This park is almost right across the street. You can access it from either the tourist centre or beside the hospital. A bit of the trails are currently under reconstruction so they are walkable,...More

Thank Eve L
Reviewed August 20, 2017

This is a depressing place. The paths are NOT marked other than with a blaze of yellow paint on trees. No other colour. No signage. You cannot tell where you are. There are many snake-like tree roots (not to mention snakes!) on the foot paths...More

Thank M B
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful park area, the site of a rehab center for Vets, now no longer in use. The old 'barrack' foundations are there as well as the old hospital, sadly in disrepair. Pity it can't be restored. We go for walks while waiting for...More

Thank Jill H
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December 19, 2017|
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Response from Jill H | Reviewed this property |
No it's not overgrown like a jungle but wait Yi spring before you go!! It is out of the way
November 18, 2016|
Response from b12shots | Reviewed this property |
Yes, open all year.
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November 20, 2015|
Response from Trevor R |
yes, completely free!