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Beautiful family-friendly park next to Festival Theatre.

As a Stratford resident, can tell you this is a beautiful park with lots of family fun. Picnic... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Bob S
Stratford, Canada
Gorgeous Setting

Gorgeous setting with tranquil water and lovely trees and swans and a a great walking path. Nice... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Toronto, Canada
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All reviews lots of picnic tables playground area summer concerts peaceful walk public washrooms family picnic old trees an ice cream cone photo ops great shops restaurants beautiful lake festival theatre read a book perfect location art gallery walking path avon river
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a Stratford resident, can tell you this is a beautiful park with lots of family fun. Picnic tables galore, kid’s playground, washrooms, views of lake, scenic trail, Art Gallery adjacent, wonderful gardens, band shell with summer concerts, majestic old trees, snack bar & Theatre...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Gorgeous setting with tranquil water and lovely trees and swans and a a great walking path. Nice photo ops!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We enjoyed a fabulous day here with a family picnic. Bring your own food or purchase from the grill. Super fun playground area, clean washrooms, well-maintained walking paths, mini waterfall and historic shakespeare gardens. Perfect location of photos. Shaded areas and full sun. Dog welcome!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BWinKW
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Well maintained attractive area. Nice to walk along the water or just sit and enjoy the water fowl. Cooling on a hot summer day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank huronhawk
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Walked a long, sat on a bench and admired this view, the waters..friendly visit with the swans..it was nice simply to lead and enjoy tranquility.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lakecomo16
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Lovely place for a picnic, relax, and people and swan watch. We like to go to the island for our picnics and solitude.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Randall S
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Very open and popular place in the evenings. We played a lot of frisbee in the shade after our picnic. Although the parking lot was full it didn't feel crowded.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rrevoir5172
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely park with a beautiful lake and wonderfull passes to walk around and to picnic. Don’t miss it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank menachemle
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We go to Stratford frequently for the plays. However, we never miss the park. It is leafy, green and clean. We walk through the park from the Arden Park Hotel to the Festival Theater. However, our favorite is the walking path around the Avon River...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gerald L
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Had a visit here for a family picnic in the spring. Great location, quiet setting, playground for kids and close to the river and swans etc....also very close to theatre (next door) and downtown area. They also have outdoor fire pits you can use as...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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