Sunday 9 May 2021

Mimico Waterfront Park, Etobicoke, ON

I wanted to go for a walk this afternoon and drove to Mimico Waterfront Park in Etobicoke.  I was there for the first time in July and have been wanting to go back.  I parked in the Humber Bay Park West parking lot, which is across the street.

This park lies on the Lake Ontario Waterfront between Humber Bay Park West and Norris Crescent Parkette. Its features include 1.1km of multi-use waterfront trail, headlands and cobble beaches, a small bay, boardwalks with small pockets of wetland habitat between the boardwalk and shoreline, and terrestrial and aquatic habitat enhancements to support healthy ecosystems. 

This park was created by Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) with funds provided by Waterfront Toronto. It was developed in two phases, the first completed in 2008 and the second in 2012. It provides safe access to the waterfront, improves the ecological functioning of this section of the Lake Ontario shoreline and offers environmental, economic and social benefits to the Mimico community and broader region.

I started at the east end of the park and headed west.

The boats aren't out yet at the yacht club
Looking east towards downtown
Hard to believe that not that long ago there were
seedy motels where those condos are

1 comment:

Teresa said...

This looks like another wonderful place to walk. Thanks for sharing.