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Good place to relax

Whether just stopping to relax in the park, sit by the river or to have a walk around, this is a... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Calgary, Canada
Lovely pastorial park alongside the river

This park was located between my airBNB accomodation and our hosts home a ten minute walk away... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Vancouver, BC
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139 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Whether just stopping to relax in the park, sit by the river or to have a walk around, this is a lovely park to take a break. It's nice to have a picnic and for families with small kids.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

This park was located between my airBNB accomodation and our hosts home a ten minute walk away. Great park with entertainment as well. Enjoyed the evening dancing in the pavillion.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Royal City park is probably the jewel of the Guelph parks system. It has a river running through it with a small suspension bridge to cross it.. Many areas to picnic, A carousel and train for the kids at the north end and an Enabling...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JeffO_Can
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We rode our bicycles on the Royal Recreational Trail from the covered bridge down past the SilverCreek Skatepark, crossed the river and rode back. We would have gone further but were beginning to run out of light. The actual trail is not paved but nicely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michael J
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Easy parking and wonderful area to walk along side the river. Lots of lawn for sitting and enjoying as well as benches along the way. Great way to enjoy the outdoors.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Maureen T
Reviewed July 26, 2017

I walk here every morning and evening. Nice trail for walking or biking. The loop from Edinburgh to Gordon takes about 25 minutes. I see lots of different birds, toads, fish, etc. There are lots of wildflowers and different trees. You can rent canoes. People...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MarinaH227
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Very close to downtown Guelph there are really nice walking trails where you walk along the water There's some shaded area so glaring sun isn't a problem Suitable for all ages we saw lots of family picnics Really enjoyable & we'll be back!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed April 10, 2017

See trees chewed by beavers. Mulberry trees in summer to munch on th berries. Bicycle friendly. See geese and ducks. Landscaped nicely. Garbage picked up. Band shell events. Fun fact: a hundred years ago it was the city dump.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Philip L
Reviewed December 29, 2016

If you are in Guelph during the holidays, visit this place. It has wonderful illumination, and offers fireworks.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Vitaliy F
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful spot to rest and relax at any time of the day. Nice walking/biking/jogging/dog walking path, and the river usually has a variety of geese and ducks swimming leisurely about. Well kept and clean, the city of Guelph takes pride in its...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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August 27, 2016|
Response from SpringfieldGal | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately there aren't any. There are some local shops nearby but I'm not sure how receptive they are to having non patrons use their washrooms.