Parking Location for the 5.3 km Loop Walk
Assuming you are driving to the core of Waterloo and wish to walk the 5.3 km loop depicted on this page, I suggest parking at the large municpal parking lot (City Centre Lot) at 43.46415872734833, -80.51924945015357. Be sure to park in the "white lines - free parking" section and note the two-hour limit. There are washrooms in Waterloo Town Square (assume no pandemic closure).
Other Parking Locations
WATERLOO PARK PARKING - along an unnamed park road at
DIAMONDS LOT - 43.466181960322665, -80.53533397349686
BAUER LOT (CONDITIONS) - 43.46552612246661, -80.5326744531445. This area is under construction (2022) so signage may be absent or different. Available Saturdays and Sundays according to signage. See image below.
CENTRAL STREET LOT - 43.46957181568943, -80.52898946675137
LIONS LAGOON LOT (currently closed) - 43.46702858377376, -80.52922374392125
SEAGRAM PARKING LOT - 43.46963612586682, -80.53345730711719
Waterloo Potters' Workshop
New Bridge 2021 JUNE 22
Static Map of Short Loop (~3.5 km)
The red line is a GPS track of one loop we walk. Note that some of the trails on this map may not exist after the park renovations in 2021-2022.)
Map of 5.3 km Loop
GPS Tracks for Download
HELP: If clicking on the links does not provide a download option, try RIGHT clicking the link (especially the .gpx file) and then choose "Save Links As" (or equivalent) from the drop-down menu. Pick a download location (e.g. desktop) for the file.