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Great little spot not far from the city

Actually, I grew up here as a child so you can imagine how surprised I was to see how much this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nishinomiya, Japan
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Very impressed with the work done in the Lake Wilcox area! Great community centre, with a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Richmond Hill, Canada
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“picnic area”(7 reviews)
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Olde Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4E 5B7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Actually, I grew up here as a child so you can imagine how surprised I was to see how much this area has changed in the last 20 years. The area has cleaned up a lot but feels busy now with all the new residents...More

Thank badgerbob77
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very impressed with the work done in the Lake Wilcox area! Great community centre, with a fantastic park and splash pad. Good walking trail and beautiful scenery. Can definitely get busy here!

Thank rosatihouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Weekdays especially - weekends are rather busy during the summer, but such a wonderful place for the kids to play and parents and friends to chat. Washroom’s and a change room too

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did Nordic Pole Walking in trails around Lake Wilcox staring from Oak Ridge Community Centre up to the Park at other end for 30 minutes. Views on the lake from trials are nice but not stunting and swimming is prohibited warned by signs along...More

Thank TOLee
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a hidden gem of a place and not overly crowded. I spent a day with friends walking along the well sign-posted path/trails. Lots of activities on the lake - wildlife, birds, etc. Please note that there is NO SWIMMING allowed. You can make...More

2  Thank Misty B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I went there for a day picnic with my family. Park is located by lake. It has a big picnic hut with benches and nice playground for kids. The best thing is its water park. It big with lots of play structure, chairs, umbrellas, and...More

1  Thank 111sami
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Has activity for both young and old . Water is excellent with bathrooms and change room . You can go kayaking on the lake or on a bike ride on the walkway ... can have a picnic lunch .. They have shades for the outdoor...More

Thank Usha I
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Lake Wilcox used to be more bland and boring, but the new Lake Wilcox Park is amazing! So many opportunities for kids and families to enjoy a beautiful day by the lake. Highly recommend you take some time to visit, but try to walk as...More

3  Thank RMurray10
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Pretty. Can can crowded and at times hard for parking. Quite small. Ontario has many, many beautiful lakes, including the Great Lakes so this one does not stand out. Nice to take a stroll. But for a slightly longer drive can go to much nicer...More

2  Thank huronhawk
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Excellent place for a family barbecue in the park by Sunset Beach at Lake Wilcox. Take a canoe ride, do a little fishing or go for a stroll by the water, lots of choices at Lake Wilcox. Look at the luxury homes that are on...More

1  Thank Gary L
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14 July 2018|
Response from huronhawk | Reviewed this property |
I do not know (was not looking for it) Did notice that there was a club for various water activities. If you contact them they may be able to advise you accordingly.
11 July 2018|
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Response from RMurray10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, many people do swim although it isn’t reccomended due to glass and bacteria in the water
Jan R
24 May 2018|
Response from RMurray10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is! There are sets of stairs in some areas but there is ways to get around them.