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Pipers Lagoon Park

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Lagoon Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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A walk in nature.

If you are interested in trail walking and being out with nature and enjoying the scenery then you... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
145elite123145
,
Qualicum Beach, Canada
Ocean Walk and Picnics

This park is popular with the locals as it is so close to residential properties. It is more of a... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
bryansenft
,
Nanaimo, Canada
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  • Average5%
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"watch the ferries"
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"short hike"
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"gravel beach"
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"arbutus trees"
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"beautiful spot"
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"nice beach"
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

If you are interested in trail walking and being out with nature and enjoying the scenery then you will love this park area. It's a leisurely walk.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This park is popular with the locals as it is so close to residential properties. It is more of a relaxation place for us. We like it for a Sunday afternoon picnic. If one is lucky enough to get one of a few spots atop...More

Thank bryansenft
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

We have been to Pipers a number of time in the past and fount that it is a great place to go for a hike or to sit on the beach in the sun. Swimming in the summer is great as the water is always...More

Thank Kurt S
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Pipers is a great spot to visit. A nice walk and a great beach to sit and relax. We can kayak, paddle board and swim.

Thank Andrea M
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Great place to visit for visitors and locals alike. See the ferry come to Nanaimo's Departure Bay. Lots of wildlife yet close to city.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We saw a mama killer whale and her baby there which is cool. Parking can be a little hectic in peak times (especially near end of June with multiple school trips a day). Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Adrian L
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Piper's Lagoon is one of the best parks in Nanaimo. It is peaceful, picturesque, and filled with nature. It is especially good for children because they can participate in free play by climbing on rocks (the original jungle gym). The trail is easy, and there...More

Thank Taisa A
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

This park is much smaller than Neck Point, More locals walking dogs & less tourists from what I could tell. The bathroom here was better than Neck Point, even the parking is better. Good for a shorter, quiet trip to the water.

Thank 123HJ
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

You can’t take away from the beauty of this area. Next to the parking lot there is a grassy area good for recreation or picnicking as is the mostly rocky beach. When the tide goes out, the lagoon is a mud flat so go when...More

Thank Scuba s
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

The most beautiful park. Easy to enjoy, swimming hiking relaxing. Had my daughters grad pictures done there. Amazing,

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C D
25 April 2018|
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Response from travelguyCanada | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. It is in a protected harbour so not too much for wind and no waves.
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MMalarky
11 August 2015|
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Response from Condu | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can ride the in-coming tide at Piper's 's channel. It is an exhilarating experience akin to swimming down a horizontal waterfall. Be aware that you should be a strong swimmer or wear a life jacket. Be sure to go... More
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