Spend time outdoors to explore forests, lakes, parks and wilderness – all without leaving the city.
Brampton's dense forests make you feel like you’re hours away from the city. Look for native bird species or enjoy a picnic in the outdoors at one of our parks and conservation areas.
Andrew McCandless Park
One of Brampton’s newest parks bustles with activities for kids and adults, including soccer and cricket fields, a splash pad, skateboard ramps, a playground and more. A natural area features recreational trails along Huttonville Creek.
450 Elbern Markell Dr.
The landscaping, sports fields and facilities throughout Creditview Park were designed with sustainability in mind. A recent addition is the Creditview Activity Hub: the first of its kind, with facilities and play structures that are fully accessible to include needs of people with physical, mental and emotional challenges.
10510 Creditview Rd.
Brampton’s destination park has a unique array of amenities, including a ski hill and chalet, curling rink, winterized tennis courts, beach volleyball, sports fields and the Terry Fox Track and Field Stadium. Family favourites include mini golf, a spray pad, a greenhouse, petting zoo and pony rides. Explore the ponds by paddleboat in summer, or glide along an ice skating recreational trail in winter.
9050 Bramalea Rd. (at Queen St.) / 905.458.6555
A public recreation area since the early 1900s, Eldorado Park remains a popular place to fish, walk and relax along the banks of the Credit River, or swim in the outdoor pool. Please call for seasonal dates and hours of operation.
8520 Creditview Rd. / 905.874.2860
Gage Park is easily recognizable, with its landmark gazebo, mature trees and magnificent flowers. In Brampton’s historic downtown, this is an excellent spot for a summer picnic or family fun in the play area and spray pad. In winter, Gage Park has the region’s loveliest outdoor ice-skating recreational trail.
45 Main St. S (Main St. S. & Wellington St. W.) / 905.874.2665
Norton Place Park
A hidden gem for an urban getaway, Norton Place Park features a boardwalk recreational trail along a small lake tucked behind apartment buildings. Kids can chase the ducks and climb in the playground.
170 Clark Blvd. / 905.874.5960
Experience a beach getaway without leaving the city! The beach and water features of Professor’s Lake Park make this one of Brampton’s most popular parks from June through September. Take a dip in the swim area or try canoeing, kayaking or paddle boarding. Call or visit the website to confirm dates and details.
1660 North Park Dr. / 905.791.7751
Brampton’s Community Forest is an exciting partnership between the City of Brampton and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, with the generous support of Trees Ontario, Tree Canada and the Region of Peel. Working together, we are creating a forest along Etobicoke Creek, in the heart of the city. It will showcase healthy urban forests and leave a legacy for future generations.
Located at Elgin Woods Park, on the west side of Hurontario Street south of Elgin Drive, this forest serves as a recreational destination and a naturalized area.
Heart Lake Conservation Park is named after the shape of one of its two spring-fed, kettle lakes formed by glaciers more than 10,000 years ago. Located within the Etobicoke Creek watershed, these lands feature natural spaces as well as seasonal amenities like the Wild Wetland Splash Pad and Pool. Activities include hiking trails, fishing, picnic areas and a place to rent pedal and row boats.
10818 Heart Lake Rd. / 416.667.6295
Popular among local hikers, cyclists and bird-watchers, nearly 850 acres of protected natural and forested land form a passive conservation area that’s alive with wildlife and wildflowers. Claireville encompasses wetlands, valleys, forests and grasslands along the west branch of the Humber River. Visitors are asked to please observe the list of permitted activities and respect trail rules and etiquette.
8180 Regional Road 50, north of Steeles Ave. / 416.667.6295
Indian Line Campground
Enjoy an outdoor adventure with family and friends, whether your preference is a tent, trailer or RV camping holiday. This full-service
campground is open seasonally
7625 Finch Ave West / 1.855.811.0111