Parks and Trails


We have over 350 hectares of parks and trails in our city, including:

If you're looking for a scenic walk through the bush, a playground to take the kids or a place to run your dog, there's a spot for you.

You can also reserve our regional park for picnics, weddings and other events.

City Trails

There are over 30 kilometres of trails developed by the City of Woodstock, Woodstock Rotary Club, Woodstock Lions Club and Youth Start. The trail follows the banks of the Thames River, through mixed hardwood and softwood forests, marshland and some retired agricultural areas. Woodstock Trails offer parking, outdoor toilets, benches, walking, cycling, cross-country skiing, leashed dog walking, snow shoeing (No Motorized Vehicles)

Woodstock Trails - Prohibited Activities

Rotary Trail: 5.9 km,

Directions: North on Hwy 59. Immediately after crossing the bridge over the tracks and Thames River, turn left on to Tecumseh St. The trail entrance is on the right.

Lions Trail: 1.72 km,

Standard Tube Park

Directions: Take Hwy 2 (Dundas St.) to the west end of Woodstock. Trail entrance is on the north side of Hwy 2, 200 metres west of the railway bridge. Another entrance is at Bexley and Hunter streets, at the railway overpass.

Youth Start Trail: 1.40km

Directions: Take Hwy 2 (Dundas St.) to the west end of Woodstock. Trail entrance is on the south side of Hwy 2, 60 metres east of the railway bridge.

Hickson Trail: 5.5 km

Directions: Parking on Fredrick St. and side road parking on County Rd. 17.

South Shore Trail: 6.75 km

Roth Park - Owned and operated by the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (519) 539-5088 ext. 21

Directions: South side of Pittock Lake; take Huron St. N. to the end, turn right and drive to the parking lot.