Ojibway Park is home to some of Windsor’s most beautiful wildlife and nature trails. Also known as the Ojibway Prairie Complex, the park is a great spot for anyone who enjoys bird and butterfly watching, fishing or hiking. The Nature Centre offers free admission year-round and is accessible to people with disabilities. The Centre features a live exhibit of rattlesnakes and other reptiles, as well as information about the park's wildlife and trails. Depending on when you visit, you can participate in a variety of seasonal programs such as photography and cycling.
Ojibway Park, in the Ojibway Prairie Complex, is south of Broadway Street, nestled between Matchette Road and Highway 18, just a ten minute drive from downtown Windsor.
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The Ojibway Prairie Complex sits on over 240 hectaries land, including sections of wetland, prairie and savannah. It is home to some of the most diverse vegetation in all of Canada, as well as a pond and several nature trails.
Visit the Tallgrass Prairie Heritage Park to see Ojibway Complex’s biggest pond. The park also has several unique plants, including Canada’s sole population of slender bush. The nearby Spring Garden Natural Area is a designated Environmentally Significant Area that is home to rare and endangered species such as the Wild Indigo Duskywing Butterfly and Grey Fox. Check out Black Oak Heritage Park, named after its magnificent black oak trees. Last but not least, stop by Ojibway Prairie Provincial Nature Reserve to witness at the reserve’s unique, three-meter-tall wildflowers.
Over 240 unique species have been found in Ojibway Park. Some of these species are harder to find than others. Speak to one of the park's nature experts for details on the native species, trail recommendations and for more details on the park’s history. During the summer, ask about the children’s summer programs. Few places offer such a great variety of opportunities for photography, nature viewing and wildlife appreciation.
Last updated: October 25, 2023