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Pipers Lagoon Park

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Address: Lagoon Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Amazing Park in Nanaimo

Fantastic stretch of beach. Mix of forest growth, driftwood logs, gravel stretches and rocky cliff. Sealife abounds and so much to explore. Nearby is the equally beautiful... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic stretch of beach. Mix of forest growth, driftwood logs, gravel stretches and rocky cliff. Sealife abounds and so much to explore. Nearby is the equally beautiful Neck Point Park and in between, this little island full of eclectic shacks. Shack Island they call it, which has an interesting history. Trails take you throughout or just wander the beaches. Both... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to take camera and tripod for people watching, the surf, the terrific night sky, and sea birds. One of my favorite photo stops in Nanaimo.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Otherwise a super busy place with lots of dogs, does have a toilet though, although a slightly scary one, designed in prison style.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful little area, best if you're up for an adventurous but fairly short hike. There are some great little cliffs here with some awesome views. Watch the boats and wild life. There's a nice walk way and some slightly challenging but fairly short rocky trails to climb if you're into that kind of thing. I've often seen seals playing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Having the opportunity, to share with you, one of my personal favorite places; is cool. Whether it is sea glass hunting, or sunset watching, Piper's lagoon is one of Nanaimo's hidden treasures for sure. You have to travel along a windy and well used road to get to the neighborhood. There are no stores. It is a regional park, surrounded... More 

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duncan bc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A wonderful to take your dog for a walk. The views are spectacular and the lagoon is a unique feature. If the tide is in you have to climb a few rocks to access some of it. I was there in the early part of the year, not sure what month but there were quite a few people there because... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely short hike. You can do the first part easily; it's flat and has access to a pebble beach. To get out into the rocky headlands, which are covered in Garry Oak, big firs and other tree species, you'll need to either scramble up and over, or, tide-dependent, go around one of them ( low tide only).... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to unwind from Nanaimo's hustle and bustle, especially after a one traffic light 5 minutes commute ;) But seriously, Piper's and Neck Point are wonderful parks especially if you want to enjoy the seashore. Great wildlife watching (seabirds, seals, tidepool fish). Really great outdoor activity for children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the park, we were so lucky to be staying nearby. We walked along the gravel beach from on top the hill coming in through the trees. Breathtaking view as the forest opened onto the beach. We saw across to the mainland. Walking by the lagoon on one side with the open waters crashing against the rocky shores was breath-taking.... More 

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La Ronge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Just a quick jaunt from our holiday rental place. We went to the lagoon and had a wonderful two hour walk in the park. The waves crashed on the shoreline and the birds and animals were abundant. I saw a seal and couple eagles. Just had a wonderful break from the hectic world we live in to be a part... More 

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