Five popular picnic spots near Gold Seal’s Northwood Village apartments

downsview Gold Seal’s apartment buildings at Jane and Finch are located close to a number of charming picnic spots and outdoor dining amenities in some the region’s most enchanting parks. Why not pack a picnic basket this weekend and take your family out for some fun in the sun, a simple outdoor feast, and memories that will last a lifetime. Don’t forget your swimsuits, a few towels, and a blanket. Here are five parks located less than 30 minutes from Gold Seal’s Northwood Village apartments to enjoy with your family before the end of summer.

1. Boyd Conservation Park

Experience the great outdoors just 30 minutes from Gold Seal’s North York apartments at beautiful Boyd Conservation Park. With nearly 20 picnic sites along the Humber River Valley, this is one of the GTA’s most popular picnic destinations for families and large groups.

2. Sherwood Park Picnic Areas 1 & 2

Located in the valley of Sherwood Park, 25 minutes south of Gold Seal’s North York apartments, this picturesque wooded park makes for a great spot to roll out a picnic blanket. In addition to picnic tables, this park has two wading pools, peaceful walking trails, and a large playground where you and your family can enjoy the last bits of summer sun.

3. Downsview Dells Park

Downsview Dells Park is a massive 75-hectare wilderness setting that follows the Black Creek ravine south of Sheppard Avenue to Jane Street. The park is easily accessible by foot from Gold Seal’s Northwood Village apartments and features multiple picnic areas as well as fire pits for roasting marshmallows and hotdogs.

4. G. Ross Lord Park

Less than 15 minutes north of Gold’s Seal’s Northwood Village apartments, you’ll find over four kilometres of walking trails, two cricket pitches, an off-leash dog park, and three soccer fields. Welcome to G. Ross Lord Park. With so much to do, everyone is sure to have a great time here — no matter what you pack for lunch.

5. Earl Bales Park

With 127 acres of parkland featuring playgrounds, a sensory garden, a splash pad, and an outdoor amphitheatre, Earl Bales Park is a great option for young families looking to spend some time outdoors. Less than 15 minutes east of Gold Seal’s apartments, you’ll find fire pits, picnic tables, cycling trails and so much more. Located on a quiet residential cul-de-sac, Gold Seal’s award-winning Northwood Village apartments offer a well-maintained and safe community atmosphere for all residents. Northwood Village is located close to public schools, York University and the TTC and provides easy access to highways 401 and 400. Over-sized suites, including two-storey apartments, are freshly painted with refinished hardwood floors, and modern kitchens with plenty of cabinet space. Residents at Northwood Village also enjoy receptive on-site staff, and private patios overlooking the vibrant neighbourhood. For more ways to enjoy North York with your family this summer, or to view apartments for rent by Gold Seal Management in Toronto, be sure to visit today.