We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wilcox Lake

Olde Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4E 5B7, Canada
905-771-8800905-771-8800
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Nothing special

Pretty. Can can crowded and at times hard for parking. Quite small. Ontario has many, many... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
huronhawk
,
Toronto, Canada
Little lake above the city

Excellent place for a family barbecue in the park by Sunset Beach at Lake Wilcox. Take a canoe... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Gary L
,
Toronto, Canada
Read all 108 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“splash pad” (11 reviews)
“picnic area” (7 reviews)
“water park” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Olde Bayview Avenue, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4E 5B7, Canada
CONTACT
Website
905-771-8800905-771-8800
Write a ReviewReviews (108)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"splash pad"
in 11 reviews
"picnic area"
in 7 reviews
"water park"
in 4 reviews
"great park"
in 4 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 3 reviews
"relaxing view"
in 3 reviews
"all ages"
in 5 reviews
"parking enforcement"
in 2 reviews
"tables and chairs"
in 3 reviews
"nice walk"
in 2 reviews
"lovely boardwalk"
in 2 reviews
"lots of space"
in 2 reviews
"elderly parents"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful area"
in 2 reviews
"great for families"
in 2 reviews
"overflow lot"
in 2 reviews
"excellent place"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Pretty. Can can crowded and at times hard for parking. Quite small. Ontario has many, many beautiful lakes, including the Great Lakes so this one does not stand out. Nice to take a stroll. But for a slightly longer drive can go to much nicer...More

Thank huronhawk
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent place for a family barbecue in the park by Sunset Beach at Lake Wilcox. Take a canoe ride, do a little fishing or go for a stroll by the water, lots of choices at Lake Wilcox. Look at the luxury homes that are on...More

Thank Gary L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

There is a lot of parking around. The picnic area is shaded and the playgrounds are very close to it, also the splash pad is very close to it. You can enjoy a nice relaxing view of the lake, or a nice stroll along the...More

Thank rosenbergeso
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed February 18, 2018

This is wonderful place very close to city . I went there with my friend and sat there for 2 hours enjoying the view and walking around.

Thank anaseri2016
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

goof Lake to fish small not a lot of people fishing. good for large mouth bass, pike, crappie and pike

Thank Kelly C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 9, 2018

the town really needs to do something to cut down the amount of traffic in the park in peak summer season. you have people camping out in stead of having a short term picnic. people leaving their left over bbq bricks where ever they want....More

Thank Jennifer S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Beautiful place to come and spend some time. I live just across the street and I come here quite often. I like to take a walk, sit on the bench, in summer come here with the grandchildren. The lake itself is calm and the water...More

Thank mariana683
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Lots of people here with their families. There is a large lake and plenty of spots to take photos. The leave are beautiful right now but I think this would be good even in the winter. There is a large park for children too.

Thank CrazyKphotography
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed October 4, 2017

It is a great park to take a walk and even just to relax on one of the benches. People use it to run, practice tai chi or just walk. There are people that brings kayaks and go to the water. I just like to...More

Thank Riki Adivi A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Every morning walk overlooking the Wilcox lake everyday is very relaxing.The view of the lake is very serene and spending weekend with family specially the playground where children can enjoy all day.

Thank VIlma G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Richmond Hill
Canadas Best Value Inn Richmond Hill
20 reviews
2.06 km away
Richmond Hill Inn
2 reviews
4.94 km away
Travelodge Richmond Hill
339 reviews
7.22 km away
Kingbridge Centre
62 reviews
10.67 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Sarpa
110 reviews
1.84 km away
Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge
78 reviews
1.77 km away
Tangerine Asian Cuisine
16 reviews
3.36 km away
Chuck’s Chickn Plus
5 reviews
4.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Aurora Cultural Centre
24 reviews
5.56 km away
Aurora Historical Society & Hillary House
18 reviews
6.22 km away
Canadian Moments Mural
35 reviews
5.84 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Annabelle U
May 23, 2017|
Answer
Response from Dahna S | Reviewed this property |
There is parking on the west side of Bayview at the park. It is easy access.
0
Votes
poolsidebabe
September 5, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
the water is not very clean, I would not recommend.
0
Votes
pierremV6938EK
August 26, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Fay T | Reviewed this property |
This is a public park with no fees for any facilities.
0
Votes