Parks in the Belleville Region

The Belleville region offers residents and visitors alike easy access to outstanding camping, canoeing, hiking, and swimming all within a short distance from the city. 

Local Parks

Riverside Park is a popular destination for picnics and has lots for children and families, including a sports field, soccer pitch, skateboard park, and a pirate-themed playground.  There is also a large floral display.

Zwick's Centennial Park is located directly on the Bay of Quinte and offers walking trails, a playground, soccer field, wading pool, and dog park.  It's a popular concert venue and home to some of Belleville's popular summer festivals.

For a complete directory of local parks, refer to the City of Belleville website.

Provincial Parks

One of Canada's top rated beaches is located at Sandbanks Provincial Park, south-west of Kingston. Sandbanks is home to the largest freshwater sand dune system in the world and offers incredible swimming, camping, and picnicking. 

North Beach
Located directly on Lake Ontario, North Beach Provincial Park is a popular day-use park with a beautiful sandy beach.  Its long sandbar provides swimming opportunities either in Lake Ontario or North Bay.

Lake on the Mountain
Located 200 feet above Lake Ontario, Lake on the Mountain Provincial Park is a popular picnic spot offering stunning views across the surrounding countryside.

Bon Echo
Situated on Mazinaw Lake, Bon Echo Provincial Park offers camping, hiking, canoeing, and swimming. It is best known for its ancient native pictographs on its 300' high lakeside cliffs.

For more information about eastern Ontario's provincial parks, refer to the Ontario Parks website.