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Excellent Scenic Paths

A great place to take the family of a different kind of hike. While right in the city it still... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marlon R
Welland, Canada
Pleasant surroundings and great walking trails.

Great place to talk a walk. Beautiful trails, trees, flowers and views of the old canal and river... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bruce K
Ontario, Canada
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“peaceful walk”(6 reviews)
“both sides”(5 reviews)
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Merritt Island, Welland, Ontario L3B 3E9, Canada
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All reviews peaceful walk both sides bike ride welland canal paved trail main st beautiful walking trails beautiful island nice place to go playground for children small wildlife lots of free parking different species picnic tables great spot niagara falls nature
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to take the family of a different kind of hike. While right in the city it still makes you feel in the wilderness.

Thank Marlon R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to talk a walk. Beautiful trails, trees, flowers and views of the old canal and river. Several trails that are paved or the more wild ones that are gravel. Both are a great experience. The trails are well marked as well as to...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is really nice next to the canal it's nice and clean it's a clear-path there's a good place for the kids to watch the birds are chirping it's close. I like the fact that you could ride your bike on the path and you're not...More

Thank j-annkilme67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With friends visiting from England who like walking we enjoyed a quiet walk on the Merritt Island walkway. The path is paved and very flat. The path is shared with cyclists so it is important to be aware of their presence. Unfortunately, some do not...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located between Welland Recreational Canal and Welland River this 4 km stretch is pace to visit all year round.

Thank ValeriaP335
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoy a scenus walk along the Welland Canal. Paved path with kilometres marked. Full access for mobility compromised individuals. Large parking lot. Benches along the path. Also, there is an alternate path along the Welland River that offers a bit more of a challenge. Great...More

Thank Extraordinary686258
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Merritt Island is well loved by Wellanders, whether for a peaceful walk in the nature, or for a morning jog, for taking your pet for a walk or wanting just have a little fun with your family.

Thank 42DanielaK
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Great place for jogging, hiking, biking or just walking. Picnic areas. Love to walk here in the nice weather

Thank Debk1313
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this place very much, a great visitor destination. Paved trails , several shaded areas. Easy parking accessibility

Thank Oldblue1
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Went on beautiful sunny day in May. Aroma from flowering trees was wonderful. Playground, air for bikes, awesome trail which goes under Woodlawn and then to 406. Lots of friendly people walking and biking. Be sure to go 1 block from trail to Vegan Hippe...More

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25 May 2017|
Response from Mike D | Reviewed this property |
It has free parking. Just go behind city hall and follow the road, it ends at Merritt Island.