Vincent Massey Park
Vincent Massey Park is a great site for community gatherings, company picnics and family reunions. The park has quiet, wooded walking paths, rolling meadows, scenic vistas and open grassy areas for playing sports. With its picnic tables, electrical hook-ups and barbecue (BBQ) pits, Vincent Massey Park has all the amenities for an enjoyable picnic, large or small.
There is one softball diamond and a bandstand at Vincent Massey Park. The Capital’s recreational paths also pass through the Park, making it an excellent place start exploring the Capital by bike.
Vincent Massey Park was once joined to Hog’s Back Park, until divided by Heron Road in 1969. The Park was named after Governor General Vincent Massey. Vincent Massey Park is 28.9 hectares in size and is located on Riverside Drive and Heron Road in Ottawa.
You can book a large picnic at Vincent Massey Park by calling Caltrio at 613-733-7704. Reservations start every year on April 2.
$100.00 (non-profit organizations) or $400.00 (for-profit organizations)
The fee guarantees exclusivity for a section of the Park.
Alcoholic beverages are not permitted and dogs are not allowed.
If you would like to hold a special event (with, for example, a tent, dunk tank or play structure), you will need an event permit.
|Washrooms||There are washrooms at the Park.|
|Parking||Paid parking ($) is available at the Park for $7 per vehicle per day and $21 per bus per day.|
|Picnic Areas||Vincent Massey Park is an excellent picnic spot with picnic tables, BBQ pits and electrical hook-ups.|
|Universal Accessibility||The Park is universally accessible.|
For more information see the Parks, Paths and Parkways visitor information.