Rockcliffe Park and the Rockeries
At Rockcliffe Park you can discover the Rockcliffe Pavilion and the spectacular lookouts via the recreational paths, the Rockcliffe Parkway or by tour bus. The Rockcliffe Pavilion is a popular location for outdoor weddings.
There are literally hundreds of thousands of daffodil bulbs at the Rockcliffe Rockeries. The best time to view this display is in May when flowering trees provide a burst of spring color that complements the daffodils.
The Park’s high, rocky land was once belonged to Thomas McKay, master stonemason of the Rideau Canal and the builder of Rideau Hall. Rockcliffe Park opened in the late 1800s and is one of the Capital Region’s first recreation parks.
Rockcliffe Park extends over 137 hectares and the Rockcliffe Rockeries are 2.65 hectares in size. Rockcliffe Park and the Rockeries are located on the Rockcliffe Parkway, between Princess Avenue and Acacia Avenue.
|Washrooms||There are washrooms at Rockcliffe Park.|
|Parking||Parking is available at Rockcliffe Park. You can park on Acacia Avenue when visiting the Rockeries.|
|Picnic Areas||There are picnic tables at Rockcliffe Park.|
For more information see the Parks, Paths and Parkways visitor information.