Parks on the Hill .
Richmond Hill features more than 166 parks to discover and explore! Whether you want to take a walk with a loved one, send your furry friends on an adventure, or give your kids an afternoon filled with fun and laughter, a visit to these parks will have something for everyone to enjoy. Get lost in the ambiance of pure beauty and recreation just a short drive away from Aspen Ridge's meticulously designed Observatory Hill - an exceptionally high standard of living set amid five hectares of captivating green space.
55 Olde Bayview Avenue
One of the newest renovated parks in Richmond Hill’s Oak Ridges Moraine area; the park now features a number of amazing new amenities for you and your family to enjoy! Walk along the beautiful waterfront promenade, relax by the beach area, spatter around the splash pad and playground, and enjoy a nice picnic by the seating area. With one of the most incredible sunsets over the water, Lake Wilcox is the perfect place for a stroll with your loved ones.
161-167 Newkirk Road
Crosby Park is Richmond Hill’s first fully accessible park redesigned so everyone can enjoy outdoor recreation. With one of the largest playground structures in all of Ontario, it features a frog themed splash pad with a rain wall of water jets, board game tables, bird watching areas, and a sensory garden compete with a variety of annuals, herbs, perennials, and grasses. This park is entirely accessible without steps!
Mill Pond Park
321 Mill Street
Mill Pond is one of Richmond Hill’s most popular outdoor recreation and entertainment areas and for a reason! With events and activities year round- this is the perfect place to get a dose of nature’s beauty. Overlooking the pond is a playground, boardwalk, gazebo, many areas to sit and relax, and a 1.8-kilometer loop trail that’s good for all skill levels. Mill Pond is also home to concerts and splash events in the summer, outdoor skating and carnivals in the winter, and many other events throughout the year!
Phyllis Rawlinson Park
11715 Leslie Street
Take your furry friends here for the time of their lives. With an off-leash dog area, Phyllis Rawlinson Park is Richmond Hill’s largest Oak Ridges Moraine Park. It is equipped with barbeques and fire pits, making it the perfect space for outdoor events of all sorts. Enjoy a romantic picnic for two or a large family reunion surrounded by gardens, forestry, and historic structures.
Explore all the beauty Richmond Hill has to offer. Heighten your awareness. Admire your pristine surroundings. The pristine wonders of Richmond Hill will remind you how it feels to be lost. And found. Welcome to Observatory Hill. Welcome to life at the top.