Markham. City Of

PARKS, Milne Dam Conservation Park

Description & Services
Description This 123-hectare (305-acre) park is the largest Markham park. It is bound by thick forest on the southern and eastern edges, with the Rouge River through the middle. The 2.3 kilometres of trails are suitable for walking, jogging and cycling. Milne Park is a stop off point for many migratory birds, and can be best viewed in the early mornings and evenings in spring and fall 
York Region's first off-leash park area for dogs existed here as a pilot project from August 1, 2001 to September 1, 2002. Officially closed on July 31, 2003, a permanent Dog Leash-Free area opened at the northwest corner of Miller Avenue and Rodick Road 
This park is well used for large group picnics. There is also a new modern picnic shelter that can accommodate 100 people. To reserve your groups' picnic area and/or the shelter, please contact our Permit Coordinator at 477-7000 ext. 7509 to obtain a permit or download a permit from the website 
Fishing is allowed with a MNR fishing permit (available at bait shops and Canadian Tire stores). The park is open for vehicles from 8:00 am until dusk from Victoria Day weekend until Thanksgiving. Free admission on weekdays. Admissions charged on weekends and statutory holidays.
Dates Victoria Day-Thanksgiving
Hours Gates open 8 am-dusk
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Languages English
Fees $4.00 per adult (16-59) 
$3.00 per senior (60+) 
FREE for child (under 16)
Areas Served Markham
Major Intersection On the East side of McCowan Rd, just South of Hwy 7
Office Phone Customer Service: 905-415-7535  
Administrative: 905-477-7000  
Sportsfield Reservations: 905-415-7509
Primary Contact Permit Coordinator; Phone: 905-477-7000 ext 7509
Search Catagories
Subjects Conservation areas ; Parks