One of the many things Whitby is known for is its amazing location on the waterfront and its abundance of conservation areas and parklands to enjoy the great outdoors. The many different conserved outdoor areas provide many different options for walking, hiking, biking, bird watching and just enjoying all that nature has to offer. Whether you want to go on a serene walk by yourself, a vigorous bike ride or enjoy a day outside with the family – be sure to check out Whitby’s great outdoors at one of these places.

  1. Lynde Shores Conservation Area
  2. Heber Down Conservation Area
  3. Jeffrey St. Off Leash Dog Park
  4. Over 60 kilometres of trails:
    1. Ash Creek Channel Trail
    2. Bio-Diversity Trail
    3. Cullen Central Park Trail
    4. Otter Creek Trail
    5. Scott Trail
    6. Whitby Shores Waterfront Trail
  5. Whitby Scout Trail
  6. Various Parks Throughout
  7. Iroquois Beach Park
  8. Kiwanis Heydenshore Park
  9. Lions Promenade at Whitby Harbour

With 125 parks, 950 acres of active parkland, over 1000 acres of passive open space and beaches, and approximately 60 kilometres of trails, you will never run out of places to explore and enjoy in Whitby!