Tiny Dingle Park is probably bypassed by most tourists, since it is located between a residential area and the lake. I used my GPS to spot a "green area" down by the lake and drove to it.
Here are five photos taken at Dingle park.
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HERE IS A SPOT FOR A PICNIC LUNCH, plus you can visit an art gallery!
There is parking near Lakeshore Drive, then a well-groomed walkway down to the Lake. Along the way are flower gardens, live geese (usually) and the aforementioned art museum. How can you beat that?
"Gairloch Gardens" is the name of the park. You have to be alert to see the sign and turn in to the parking lot while driving along Lakeshore Drive. Its easy to pass it by.
HERE ARE A FEW PHOTOS OF THINGS WE SAW ALONG THE STREET IN OAKVILLE. Downtown Oakville (on Lakeshore Blvd.) is a very nice place to browse and relax. They have a wide variety of shops to interest everyone.
Lions Valley Park was created in 1963 by the Lions Club of Oakville, a local community-minded organisation that exists to this day. Through contributions, the Lions reserved 20 hectares (50 acres) of land for the new nature park, which they then handed over to the Town. To commemorate their achievement, the park was given the name Lions Valley. It quickly became a popular destination for picnics, sports, family outings, and the enjoyment of nature. Today there is a children's park, picnic tables, lawns for picnics or sports, long walking trails, the 16-mile creek for fishing, biking opportunities, etc.
The location of Oakville is by the lake of Ontario. This is a good place to live for the lake lovers.