Generations Active Park - The Master Plan - Final Report, December 2011
The Town is very fortunate to have within its boundaries a number of parks and green areas. They include wooded parks, such as Glen Allan, Pinecrest, Woodland Gardens, Riverview Park and a waterfront park at the base of Pine Street, totalling approximately 100 acres. These wooded parks are in addition to the numerous mini parks located along the riverbanks and in the downtown core of Bridgewater.
More than 1,000,000 square feet of green space is mowed weekly by the department. Staff is responsible for regular maintenance to these sites, including mowing, liming, fertilizing, edging and aerating. In addition to the above noted work, staff are also busy with maintenance of the Centennial Trail
Please note that all our parks are pet on leash parks and all Town-owned facilities are smoke free.
Highlights of our Parks and Trails include:
The Centennial Trail, an 8-kilometer multi-use trail ideal for hiking, cycling, horseback riding and cross-country skiing. It meanders through forested areas, meadows and parks along the river and offers an opportunity to run errands as it loops around the town center and its many amenities.
Numerous recreation and leisure parks, playgrounds and greenways dot the town landscape.
At the north end of town, take a stroll through the old growth stands of white pine and spruce of Riverview Park while keeping an eye to the river for the native Gaspereau or “Kayak” fish as they ply the waters of the LaHave.