Sunday 7 June 2020

Coronation Park, Trillium Park and William G. Davis Trail and Ontario Place, Toronto, ON

I went for a long walk (about 10km) this morning and headed south to the water ... it's a nice sunny warm (20C) day.  There were quite a few people out and about.  There were some police officers on horseback heading out.

I started off at Coronation Park.  It was nice to get down by the water.  There is still just one boat in the water (it was there earlier in the week when I went for a walk).

I kept going to Trillium Park and William G. Davis Trail ... I love this park and trail!

The Trillium Park and William G. Davis Trail is 7.5 acres of public green space on a spectacular part of Toronto’s waterfront. Previously a parking lot, it’s now full of life, ready to be enjoyed by morning joggers, picnic-goers, strolling families and everyone in between.

The 1.3 kilometre trail is named in honour of Bill Davis, who was the Premier when Ontario Place first opened in 1971. It’s surrounded by thousands of native trees, plants, flowers and beautiful sedimentary rocks and boulders. Inspired by the Ontario landscape itself, the park was designed in consultation with people from across Ontario, including the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. It’s a breathtaking tribute to our province and a gift to the people who love it.

  1. William G. Davis Trail 
  2. The Ravine with Moccasin Identifier 
  3. The Pavilion 
  4. Romantic Garden 
  5. Fire Pit 
  6. Bluff
  7. Summit

I kept going into Ontario Place.

It was good to see boats in the water
... they weren't there a couple weeks ago

I wandered around the Wilderness Adventure, which was a water ride and closed in 2012 when Ontario Place closed.  I'd been on the ride many times and there was usually a line-up to get on.

After I wandered around, I headed back out to the water.

I have no idea what was up with this guy!

Heading for home, I walked through Exhibition Place and passed by where the stadium used to be ... sports teams played there and I'd seen concerts there.  It was demolished in 1999 and is now a parking lot.  There are markers where the bases used to be.

Home plate
First base
The distance between home place and first base
Second base
Third base

1 comment:

Teresa said...

Perfect walking weather.