There are many natural areas and green spaces in the city of Cambridge where you can enjoy nature and outdoor activities.


The City of Cambridge has more than 365 hectares of parkland. A number of these parks have picnic areas and playing fields that you can rent. You can even rent Mill Race Park for your wedding photos or ceremony.

Learn about booking and renting a facility or outdoor space.


Cambridge has over 50 km of natural and urban trails throughout the city and 18 km of these trails travel along the historic Speed and Grand Rivers.

Conservation areas

Conservation areas within Cambridge include Shade's Mills park, Dumfries Conservation Area, Chilligo Conservation Area and Valens Conservation Area.


The City is proud to have various plans, strategies and reports supporting forestry in Cambridge, such as our Urban Forest Plan Emerald Ash Borer Action Plan and the Urban Canopy Assessment Report.