Newmarket. Town Of

Site: Newmarket, Gilpen Drive

Service: Recreation and Culture Department, Environmental Park

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Record #: NKT0766 Last Modified: 10 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 10 Sep 2014
Record Details
Office Phone905-895-5193
Websitewww.newmarket.ca/en/townhall/newmarketbuildingfirsteverenvironmentalpark.asp
Established2009
FundingCity / Town
DescriptionA fully-sustainable park including: playground equipment that replicates natural patterns in the forest; large pavilion framing the forest; amphitheatre backing onto forest setting; residential windmill (also commonly referred to as a wind turbine); solar powered lighting; permeable paving (allows for water infiltration on paths); succession forest (grid of trees that replicates the succession of forest growth with an educational component); recycled granular base for paved areas; low maintenance grass; collection of all water run-off from the park site; drumlin shaped berms (replicating the geological formation in which the park is situated on); Trail Head entrance--the first 0.5 kilometres of the proposed 6 kilometres of trails in the north west core natural heritage area (stretching from Davis Drive to Newmarket’s northern boundary)
HoursContact for hours
Areas ServedYork Region
EligibilityAll ages
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
AddressGilpen Dr
Newmarket, ON
 
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IntersectionCorner of Gilpin Drive and Woodspring Avenue
AccessibilityUnknown
SubjectsParks
Block Update EmailsNo