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Dieppe Gardens

Foot of Ouellette Avenue, on the banks of the Detroit River, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Best view in Windsor.. of Detroit

Located at the foot of Ouellette Ave and Riverside Dr, Dieppe Gardens borders the Detroit river... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2012
Theoryguru
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Canada
Charmless

This used to be beautiful little park commemorating the needless loss of Canadian soldier's lives... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2012
roomless
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West of Scotland
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Foot of Ouellette Avenue, on the banks of the Detroit River, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 16 May 2012

Located at the foot of Ouellette Ave and Riverside Dr, Dieppe Gardens borders the Detroit river looking north (yes north) to our neighbour Detroit, MI. It's frequented by tourists, walkers, cyclists, anglers and employees enjoying a break outdoors. Detroit beautiful skyline is anchored by the...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2012

This used to be beautiful little park commemorating the needless loss of Canadian soldier's lives at the failed Dieppe Landings in WW2. There was a nice shelter with concession and a small carpark. The whole thing was surrounded by a beautiful floral garden. Now the...More

10  Thank roomless
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

Dieppe Park is one of Windsor, Ontario's gems. The park is dedicated to all the brave Canadian soldiers who fought in the Battle of Dieppe in World War II. Many local families lost loved ones. The park is ideally located along the Detroit River directly...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2012

I kind of miss the old Dieppe Gardens before they tore down the concession. New is not always better.

2  Thank 1catsmeow
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Reviewed 20 March 2012

30 years ago, I lived in Windsor, and the riverfront was a collection of sleazy bars, pawnshops, and run down industry. A THIRTY YEAR plan meant that as properties became available, they were bought up by the city, for citizens and tourists to enjoy. Today,...More

Thank Michele F
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Reviewed 25 February 2012

lots of path for a long walk,lots of activity,playground for kids,bike path,along the river, sculpture garden along the way, to great way to spend an evening or nice afternoon if you want to walk or bike.

Thank SEOWindsor_Canada
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

Had lunch here...Can't wait to go back for dinner.

Thank 4mysanity
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Reviewed 21 November 2011

The park itself is quite simple, but has awesome views of downtown Detroit.

1  Thank Stinz3
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Reviewed 13 October 2011

I'm not sure how far it is from the foot of Ouellette Ave to the Bridge but the entire distance is a lovely garden with a good concrete footpath as well as bicycle path, gardens, statues and memorial stones and plaques to enjoy - spaced...More

Thank McAnn78
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shellbell51770
6 April 2018|
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Response from Sandra H | Reviewed this property |
Leashed dogs are absolutely allowed along the entire walkway along the Detroit River, including these gardens.
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jill p
20 August 2017|
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Response from Diane D | Reviewed this property |
not sure. sorry.
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BoP12323
20 May 2016|
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Response from Docjames | Reviewed this property |
The Dieppe Garden is a public park and is free. Not sure what the Parking is, as we were in the hotel across the street. Hotel daily packing was $12.00 so I don't think it's too bad. There is a Bistro close by on the... More
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