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Perfect park for Children

Living in Guelph gives us an opportunity to visit this park regularly. In the summer there is a... read more

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Gordon W
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Something for everyone.

Riverside Park is a pleasant mix of tame and wild. A carousel and little train nestles by the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Guelph, Canada
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709 Woolwich St, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3Y8, Canada
+1 519-822-1260
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Living in Guelph gives us an opportunity to visit this park regularly. In the summer there is a carousel and functional mini train. The city recently upgraded the play structure and it provides play opportunities from toddlers to pre-teens. One could easily spent and afternoon...More

Thank Gordon W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Riverside Park is a pleasant mix of tame and wild. A carousel and little train nestles by the kiddie's play area. In the same vicinity are some lovely picnic areas . If you go along the river though you can find the wild side. Beaver...More

Thank audreydineenastr2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love going to Riverside and now with the replacement of the old playground it is even better. The carousel and the train are the best for kids. For adults, the garden facing Woolwich is a nice walk and it gets seasonal decoration so drop...More

Thank frankjmm
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is just a pleasant afternoon to take a stroll thru this park. Very quiet and comfortable with easy access

Thank garnerpatrick8
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant setting for families, particularly with young children. However, also most appropriate for adults or mixed groups during the warm weather. Not necessarily a place to visit in the winter time.

Thank pnelson2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love all the festivals that are at Riverside Park. We ride out bikes to the park and/or walking thru. The park is so large that having any celebration 🎉 is fun with family and friends. You can also rent a pavilion for your family parties.

Thank jbwaugh
Reviewed 4 October 2018

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 2 October 2018

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 26 September 2018

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 20 September 2018

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
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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
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
30 July 2016|
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Response from Quinbee99 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Maybe call the Parks people ,
Carlos F
29 June 2016|
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Response from Paulette S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure on that one as we are seniors and have no kids. Sorry.
Teenah H
24 February 2016|
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Response from Nese | Reviewed this property |
I would think the park is there for anyone to use . If you need to use the pavilion in the event of inclement weather or as a shelter for serving a meal I would suggest calling the city and reserving it. There may be a... More