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Great place to walk and cycle

Lovely area for walking. The trail system extends north into E. Gwillimbury and south into Aurora... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
My place to walk

Fairy Lake is a wonderful area to play for kids and includes parkette playground. You can walk or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newmarket, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely area for walking. The trail system extends north into E. Gwillimbury and south into Aurora. You can also cycle the path but it can be narrow in places and there are lots of pedestrians...need to exersize caution. Events in the Park happen often during...More

Thank CSummer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fairy Lake is a wonderful area to play for kids and includes parkette playground. You can walk or bike your way around and connects to paths that can take you for kilometers in both directions. There are 1km markers to let you know how far...More

Thank alindsay38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a stroll or a run. You always see someone you know. The trails are clean and well maintained.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful area to walk ,bike ,run. So gorgeous and everyone is so friendly on the path. Love taking my grandkids to the park in the summer.

Thank carolld965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Fairy Lake Park a couple of weekends ago to take in some of an re-enactment of events involving the rebellion of 1837 put on by the Newmarket Historical Society. Even though it was a beautiful day on which to enjoy the lovely...More

Thank Pamela J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To have something so beautiful this close to the city means we truly are blest! You can see nice birds and different types of plants, geese for sure and the lake itself is lovely. This is particularly so when it is lit up during Christmas.

Thank 143cherp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today was the second time I have gone to Fairy Lake in the past two weeks. Besides having a wonderful lunch at Cachet we had a nice long walk around the lake. There were sooo many people there enjoying the wonderful day and lake. There...More

Thank Appietras
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Early morning walk around the lake. Paved trails. Well used, lots of bikes and walkers. Plenty of nature, trees, ducks, water, flowers. Well maintained.

Thank merrykerry2015
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This park is very safe, well lit and a very pleasant park to walk through. The walk ways are nicely paved which is fantastic.... for everyone in the family.

Thank Wander611269
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Walking trails, playgrounds all in the heart of old Newmarket. Plenty of parking and stores and restaurants just seconds away. Bring your bikes, dogs, kids, etc

Thank sachdan
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Lisa C
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Response from gdwilson | Reviewed this property |
No you do not need a permit at Ferry Lake.
20 July 2015|
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Response from Robert P | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely you can have a great birthday party here. Just be sure to pick up after yourself. There is a pavilion not far down the path from the parking lot. The paths run along beside the river and are fairly level. They run... More
22 April 2015|
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Response from FoodEater123 | Reviewed this property |
The whole pathway that runs through Fairy Lake - (which is actually called the Tom Taylor Trail) is just over 16km in total. The "hills" on the path are very minimal.