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We have many parks, trails, and green spaces available throughout the Municipality. These spaces are for public use and they can also be rented for events. There are plenty of activities available for you and your family at our outdoor amenities. 

Limited indoor and outdoor recreation amenities are open, with modifications and restrictions in place under the Province's Step 3 Reopening Roadmap. Review our COVID-19 What's Open page for details.

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Parks and Playgrounds

We have many parks and green spaces, including nine accessible playgrounds for you to enjoy. 

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We offer a variety of walking, hiking, and cycling trails, geared to all types of sports enthusiasts. Learn about our hiking and recreational trails.

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Waterfront and Beaches

Along the shores of Lake Ontario, our waterfront offers various recreational opportunities like hiking, swimming, and leisure.

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Find all of the municipal parks, playgrounds, and facilities on our interactive map

The Municipality of Port Hope has a variety of parks, playgrounds and facilities which can all easily be found with our interactive mapping tool. Filter by interest to find exactly what you are looking for - whether that be a ball diamond, skate park or splash pad.  

Find a park, playground or facility

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Fitness Loop

A unique, self-guided fitness opportunity along the Ganaraska River

The fitness loop is approximately 2 km in length. It includes 6 physical activity stations from Barrett Street Bridge to Riverside Park, as well as 2 activity parks: the Cavan Street Fitness Park and Riverside Park. 

The Cavan Street fitness park is located at the Barrett Street Bridge. The park includes: Chest press, Air walker, Leg press, Cycle, Bars, Cross trainer. The fitness equipment is made for those age 13 years and older.

Riverside Park is located across from the Ruth Clarke Activity Centre and has outdoor ping pong, chess, twister, corn hole and more.

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The Municipality of Port Hope is committed to protecting our natural canopy, which offers environmental, aesthetic, cultural, and economic benefits.

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Weed Control

Within our lush green spaces are a variety of weeds. It is best to familiarize yourself with these weeds and understand how to control them and treat contact.

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Commemorative programs

The Municipality of Port Hope provides four commemorative programs that offer enhancement to our parks and public spaces while honouring loved ones and notable local figures. From pavers and benches to plaques, you can choose how you want to share a long-lasting memory with Port Hope.

Explore commemorative programs