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The Route

An 8km public waterfront pathway connecting to the downtown core extends from the King Street, near 1098 King St. W, to Emma Martin Park. This pathway also forms part of the 900km WaterfrontTrust Trail ( that runs from Niagara to Quebec and the southern terminus of Rideau Trail.

The Sights

  • Rideau Trail
  • Portsmouth Olympic Harbour
  • Kingston Penitentiary & Museum
  • J. K. Tett Centre
  • Bellevue House National Historic Site
  • Murney Tower
  • Newlands Pavilion
  • Pump House Steam Museum
  • Marine Museum of the Great Lakes
  • City Hall
  • Springer Market Square
  • Fort Frontenac
  • The Woolen Mill

Access Points

  • Lake Ontario Park
  • Portsmouth Olympic Harbour*
  • Macdonald Memorial Park
  • An Gorta Mor Park
  • Confederation Park *
  • Downtown Parking Lots *
  • Wolfe Island Ferry Dock
  • Douglas Fluhrer Park
  • Emma Martin Park

* Accessible Parking and Pathway Access Available

Washrooms are available along the pathway 7 days a week from Victoria Day to Labour Day.

Kingston's Waterfront Trail