This fantastic park has lots of facilities and trails for a great family day out including a Visitor Centre, cafe, wildlife displays and adventure playground.

The whole park covers an area of 500 acres and includes two natural lochs, moorland, woodlands and grasslands.

The Monklands Canal lies towards the southern perimeter of the park offering further walking and cycling potential. The lochs and canal attract a large number of water birds, both resident and migrants.

The woodlands and grasslands are also rich in bird life, large and small mammals and a great variety of native wildflowers. The networks of paths makes for easy access to all areas of the park and many of these are accessible to wheelchairs and prams.

This site is run by North Lanarkshire Council

Please go to their website for more information:

Further information

Opening Hours

Year round

Visitor Centre operates from 10am to 5pm. Cafe service starts at 10:30am. Daily, 8am-9pm (or dusk if earlier). Check official website for updates.




Accessible access
Dog friendly
Dog walking
Educational opportunities
Environmental significance
Family friendly
Family friendly path
Food and drink
Point of interest
Venue hire
Water equipment rental

Useful information

Accessibility info

Wheelchair-accessible car park. Wheelchair-accessible entrance. Many paths are accessible to wheelchairs and prams, providing easy access to different areas of the park.

Food and drink

The park offers a cafe within the Visitor Centre, providing food and drink options for visitors.

Visitor centre

The Visitor Centre is a hub of information and amenities for park visitors, offering services such as cafe, wildlife displays, and adventure playground.


Dogs are allowed but should be kept on a lead and under control at all times.

Venue hire

There is a lecture room available for hire in the Visitor Centre. For specific details and inquiries, it is recommended to contact the park directly.