A Guide to the Parks in Sudbury, ON

Sudbury, also known as Greater Sudbury, is a progressive city in Ontario that was created from the city and town merger of the former Regional Municipality of Sudbury. Today, it's northern Ontario's largest city in terms of population and land area. When it comes to tourism, Sudbury is visited by thousands of guests every year. Many people delight at the splendid views, and others enjoy the tranquil atmosphere. If you're going here for a vacation, some of the first places that you have to visit are the nature parks.

Bell Park
Bell Park Road
Sudbury, ON
(705) 674-3141

Bell Park is home to various outdoor events and festivals in Sudbury. Located along the shore of Lake Ramsey, you can expect lots of photograph-worthy scenes while you're here. The park also features picnic benches, gazebos and an amphitheater that is always bustling with performances and shows.

Lake Laurentian Conservation Area
Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON
(705) 647-5249

During your stay at a Sudbury inn, drop by Lake Laurentian Conservation Area. Sudbury is known as the "City of Lakes" because it has more than 300 lakes in the nearby area. The city government in cooperation with lake conservation organizations seeks to preserve the natural beauty of these lakes. Among these is the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area, which was established in the 1960s. It features various wetland areas as well as trails for biking, hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The hiking trail is an ideal place for birdwatching and wildlife observation.

Fairbank Provincial Park
Levack, Ontario
(705) 866-0530

Fairbank Provincial Park is located west of Sudbury. People come here to see Fairbank Lake, which according to historians is actually a crater that was formed when a meteorite struck the earth long ago. This spring-fed lake is frequented by scuba divers and snorkelers. They like to see what the crater looks like from underneath the water. It's also possible to do some day camping around the lake or go on a hiking adventure to view the Fairbank fault. The park serves as home to various wildlife species including chipmunks, squirrels and moose, among others. During autumn, you'd see hardwood trees exhibiting spectacular shades of yellow, orange and red.

Killarney Provincial Park
Killarney, ON
P0M 2A0
(705) 287-2900
www.ontarioparks.com/english/kill.html

Killarney Provincial Park is a short drive from your Sudbury Bed and Breakfast. It is located southwest of Sudbury along the northern shore of Georgian Bay. This park offers a myriad of exciting recreational activities including hiking, paddling, skiing, birdwatching, wildlife viewing and more. Don't forget to bring your camera as you'll want to capture all the astounding scenery around which is composed of majestic rivers, quartzite cliffs and beautiful lakes. This place is often frequented by famous artists, including The Group of Seven.