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Darlington Provincial Park - Hiking

York, Durham and Headwaters, Ontario, Canada

Darlington Provincial Park Statistics


5 KM

What are the activities at Darlington Provincial Park ?


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Why choose a trail at Darlington Provincial Park?

Darlington Provincial Park is a part of the Ontario Provincial Parks system. It is located just south of Highway 401 near the town of Courtice, between the cities of Bowmanville and Oshawa. A small park, the topography is dominated by gentle hills, a terminal moraine deposited by glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age. The park borders on the northern shore of Lake Ontario also encloses McLaughlin Bay. The Bay is shallow, and at some point in the 1990s was completely closed off from the lake by the action of the waves. The property bordering the park to the west is the home of General Motors Corporation's Canadian headquarters. Kintigh Generating Station can be seen from this provincial park even though it is on the other side of the lake.

Darlington Provincial Park is a beautiful park located on the north shore of Lake Ontario. The park offers stunning views of the lake and the surrounding countryside. There are plenty of activities to enjoy in the park, including hiking, fishing, swimming, and boating. The park also has a campground, making it the perfect place to stay for a weekend getaway.

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From sunrise to sunset


What are the coordinates and address of Darlington Provincial Park?

Darlington Provincial Park
1600 Darlington Park Rd, Bowmanville, ON L1C 3K3, Canada

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Starting Point

The Darlington Provincial Park is located in Bowmanville, Ontario. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 401 to exit 431 and go north on Highway 2. The park is located on the east side of the highway.

Why visit Darlington Provincial Park

The Darlington Provincial Park is a great place to visit if you are looking for a place to enjoy nature and all that it has to offer. The park is home to a variety of different wildlife, including deer, bears, and coyotes. There are also plenty of opportunities for hiking, fishing, and camping.

Is Darlington Provincial Park in Ontario a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as Darlington Provincial Park offers a variety of different activities and experiences that may be enjoyed by different members of a family depending on their interests. Some potential activities that could be enjoyed by the whole family include hiking, fishing, swimming, and picnicking.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Darlington Provincial Park are swimming, fishing, and hiking. A bref description not to be missed near Darlington Provincial Park is the view of the park from the top of the escarpment.

-Hiking the trails in the park

-Fishing in the park's many lakes

-Canoeing and kayaking on the park's lakes

-Biking on the park's trails

-Bird watching in the park

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Elephant Thai Restaurant - 905-725-9595

2. Shanghai Restaurant - 905-725-8188

3. India Palace - 905-728-6868

4. Sakura Japanese Restaurant - 905-728-6868

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