Newmarket. Town Of

Site: Newmarket, Gilpen Drive

Service: Environmental Park

Record Details
Office Phone 905-895-5193
Established 2009
Funding City / Town
Description (Service) A 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)
Hours Contact for hours
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
Gilpen Dr
Newmarket, ON
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Corner of Gilpin Drive and Woodspring Avenue
Accessibility Unknown
Service Categories Public Parks