Park & Trail
Trillium Park and William G. Davis Trail
The Trillium Park and William G. Davis Trail is the province’s new landmark park.
Previously a parking lot, the park and trail is 7.5 acres of public green space on a spectacular part of Toronto’s waterfront. The trail is named in honour of Bill Davis, who was Premier when Ontario Place first opened in 1971.
The design is inspired by Ontario landscapes and is the culmination of discussions with people from across Ontario, including the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.
Key features of the park and trail include:
The Ravine with Moccasin Identifier
The Ravine is the gateway to the park, offering the first glimpse of Lake Ontario. Developed in collaboration with the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, the Ravine walls celebrate First Nations’ heritage and culture with the Moccasin Identifier, a visual reminder to recognize and honour the past.
An open-air pavilion inspired by evergreen forests and the iconic structures of Ontario Place, frames the Romantic Garden and provides a space for shelter, activities and gatherings.
An open space designed for rest or play, the concert lawn accommodates large gatherings and recreational activities, creating an inviting community gathering spot.
Nestled along the water’s edge, the fire pit invites visitors to participate in evening bonfires and take in the views of the city.
*Please note permits are strictly required.
The waterfront trail continues along the water’s edge where it meets a bluff made of stacked boulders and rocks designed for spontaneous play. A long communal sitting area within the bluff provides a place to enjoy the beautiful views out over the lake.
William G. Davis Trail
This 1.3 kilometre trail links to an existing trail system that includes the Martin Goodman Trail and the Pan Am/Parapan Am Trails, a continuous route of more than 2,000 kilometres along the Trans Canada Trail in Ontario.
There are three marker trees along the trail. Marker trees were historically shaped into a specific form and used by Indigenous People for navigation or to mark significant Indigenous sites.
Located at the southern tip of the park, the summit is the highest elevation in the park and provides gentle slopes to sit on while taking in expansive views across the park and out to the lake.