Get outside this spring to Milne Dam Conservation Area

Best Ways to Get Outside This Spring

The weather is finally warming up, and the sun is shining more! That means Spring is in the air, and more time to get outside. Whether you want to get active with a workout or just want to get some fresh air after staying inside all winter, there is something for you to do. There are countless ways to get outside, but here are some of our favourites!

Pictured: @zimba_thechocolatelab | Milne Dam Conservation Area

Parks and Trails

Markham has dozens of different trails and parks of all types for a nice spring stroll. Or you can grab your running shoes or your bike for a different way of exploring Markham’s trails. Bring your family and/or fur baby out with you to make it more fun!

Some of the more popular trails include Milne Dam Conservation Area, TooGood Pond, German Mills Settlers Park, Bob Hunter Memorial Park and the Rouge River National Urban Park.

Learn more about our favourite walking trails in Markham by visiting: www.visitmarkham.ca/get-outside.


Golf Courses

As the snow melted away, the golf courses have been prepping their courses for opening. With scattered opening dates in April and May, visit one of Markham’s golf courses to enjoy the outdoors.

Choose the course suitable for your skill level and hit the greens with Spring golf!

Angus Glen Golf Club

Bushwood Golf Club

Markham Executive Golf Course

Markham Green Golf Club

Remington Parkview Golf and Country Club

Upper Unionville Golf Club

Within Range Golf Centres Thornhill Markham


Bird Watching

In addition to walking trails, there are parks with great vantage points to observe birds. From Canadian Geese to Cardinals to Chickadees and everything in between, you’ll see some beautiful birds at these Markham Parks.

Visit one of these spots on your next Bird Watching expedition!

  • Milne Dam Conservation Area
  • Markham Museum
  • Reesor Pond
  • Bob Hunter Memorial Park
  • Rouge River National Urban Park
  • German Mills Settlers Park
  • Donald Cousens Bird Trail
  • Pomona Mills

Outdoor Recreation

Get outside this spring and enjoy local Milliken Mills Park

As the weather is getting warmer, another great way to get outside this spring is by playing some outdoor sports.

Community sports fields and facilities are starting to open again! Tennis courts, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, basketball courts, and more can be found scattered throughout Markham and can be found near schools and community centers. Grab your equipment, get outside, and have a fun afternoon!

Pictured: Milliken Mills Park

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