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Parks & nature in Selwyn

Zoo
“the Peterborough Zoo is located on Cumberland. Its free parking and admission with excellent parks and a water park, ”
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Park
“Lovely walking trails along Jackson Creek. The Pagoda Bridge is located at the south end of an artificial lake in a valley in Jackson Park in the City of Peterborough. It is a covered bridge that spans approximately 20 feet over a section of Jackson Creek. It is recognized for its heritage value by the City of Peterborough . Google Jackson Park for details.”
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Park
“This is the highest hydraulic liftlock in the world, on Hunter Street at Ashburnham Drive. It is best to go in summer (between Victoria Day and Canadian Thanksgiving) when the Trent Severn waterway is operational. The visitor's centre has displays and explains how the lock works.”
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Park
“Free Concerts in the park in summer. Marina and Art Gallery right there too.”
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Campground
“Canoe or SUP, swim, work out, play beach volleyball, visit the food truck ... or just relax!”
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Park
“This park has it all. It is right downtown but the lake is right there with beautifully cultivated gardens, a wonderful cafe with all kinds of food and drink and a deck overlooking the lake to sit by for free! You can walk all the way over the Otonabee to East City or leisurely walk back to your room at the Urban Cottage aka Murray Manor) ”
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Park
“Super friendly hiking trail that touches the fringe of Trent University and the Trent River.”
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Lake
“This is a great place to go to if you like watching birds, and or you want to see a great Sunrise. It is very picturesque. Make sure to bring your camera”
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Park
“Best technical single track in the Kawarthas. If you want to go for a Mountain Bike rip that challenges you, this is the place.”
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Park
“Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park is located at 846 Highway 7, Otonabee. No overnight camping is available. It is a day-use park with hiking trails, and some of the oldest maple and elm trees in Ontario. A picnic shelter is available on a first come, first serve basis. Visit our geocaching page to learn how you can go on a treasure hunt in Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park.”
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Park
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Campground
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Park
“Tucked behind the Lakefield Arena, this beautiful park has a wee dock to sit with your feet in the water on a hot day and watch swimmers at the beach across the way on the Otonabee River and all the boats coming and going from the marina. Nice for a picnic or to drink your coffee etc.”
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Playground
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Campground