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awesome park

I love their trails and surroundings. The park is very well kept clean and just built an amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dkerr373
Autumn walk

Beautiful place to go for a walk on a cool Fall day. Connects to other walks in the city. I use it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William D
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709 Woolwich St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3Y8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love their trails and surroundings. The park is very well kept clean and just built an amazing playground for kids. The only thing I extremely hated is all the geese & duck poop on the walking paths. You can't lift your head while you...More

Thank dkerr373
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to go for a walk on a cool Fall day. Connects to other walks in the city. I use it often to get my Fitbit steps in>

Thank William D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wide open park is good for many uses with connections to trails, playgrounds, ball diamonds, disc golf course and community maintained skating rinks in the winter. The train and merry go round are good for younger kids in the summer months.

Thank Norm L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a very nice, new kids playground that has something to offer for a variety of ages. Very clean. Working restrooms. Just watch out for all the goose poop - geese were everywhere and totally ignored the humans at the park. Huge parking lot.

Thank JenniferInMontreal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very relaxing afternoon at this park along the river- bring a blanket or lawnchair as tables are hard to come by! The walkiing trail was peaceful and beautiful time of year to visit. Traveller tip- bring cash as there is a food stand...More

Thank Wannabeinthesun
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I visit the Riverside Park on a frequent basis with my 2 years old son and we usually have fun there. The playground was completely renovated some time ago and the new slides and swings are fun! You will also find places to buy snacks...More

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The flowers were breathtaking. The floral clock was wonderful. The new play ground was fun. The special needs swing was fun for my son, he loved it. The colors of the playground were interesting and fun.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I like to go there because I love water front park.But now some people don't know how to keep it clean.I like the ice cream store there.

Thank anantaseth01
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I love this park which is adjacent to the speed river. Usually lots of people out doing the same thing. The park connects to a trail if you cross Woodlawn road...very pretty spot.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Nice park, great for the kids. Small working, ride on train, merry-go-round. Down side, no swimming.

Thank ricoborgify
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Tabitha M
1 August 2017|
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Response from 662panosm | Reviewed this property |
Food and snacks and ice cream, nothing healthy but will do
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luckytobeonvaca
26 June 2017|
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Response from kcappraisals | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I don't know the name but it it goes quite a way you can walk from riverside all the way to the lake along the trail in the direction opposite to downtown
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cwblythe2011
31 July 2016|
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Response from Quinbee99 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Maybe call the Parks people ,
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