Aside from dog parks, there are many places you can walk your dog in the city! Mississauga offers beautiful dog friendly paths and trails for you and your pup to explore! Regular walks are necessary for your dog’s physical and mental well-being. Try walking your dog for 30 minutes, at least 5 times a week. Long walks are mutually beneficial for both canine and owner. The following parks and designated parks and nature trails are the perfect place to take your dog out exploring on a leashed walk!
The breathtaking Culham Trail stretches across almost 15 km, following the banks of the Credit River. Culham Trail extends through Erindale, Streetsville and Meadowvale. This nature path is particularly peaceful and tranquil. You and your pup can listen to the calming sounds of the Credit River, while taking in the sights of the nature and wildlife that surround you.
Erindale Park is a beautiful spot to walk your dog any time of the year! This picturesque park and trail is the largest in the city. You can access the Erindale Park grounds at 1695 Dundas Street West. With a spectacular view of the Credit River and surrounding ravines, Erindale Park is the ideal walking route for you and your canine!
The Waterfront Trail is 900 km long, extending from Niagara to the Quebec border. The Mississauga portion of the trail stretches across 20 km, connecting you to 11 major parks and natural areas along the root!
Jack Darling Park
Jack Darling Park, located at 1180 Lakeshore Road West, is a large park with pathways and a water tap for you to keep your dog hydrated! The trail leads to other nature paths, as well as you can access Rattray Marsh from Jack Darling Park.
For the safety of your dog, please ensure you keep your dog on their leash and avoid off-trail areas, as your canine could come in-contact with poisonous plants or dangerous wildlife. And of course, pick up after your pet. Remember to bring some water for you and your pooch!
Regular walks will keep your dog balanced, healthy and happy. Visit these pet-friendly paths and trails to experience Mississauga’s most scenic walking roots!