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Point Pleasant Park

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Address: 5718 Point Pleasant Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1B5, Canada
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Have a picnic with sweeping ocean views or hike through 186 acres of forest...

Have a picnic with sweeping ocean views or hike through 186 acres of forest in one of Halifax's most cherished parks.

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Scenic and Historic Park

This beautiful park was leased to Nova Scotia by Queen Victoria for the sum of $1.00 per year if I have my facts in order. . . it is simply acres of lovely forest and shoreline... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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BUTTE MT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful park was leased to Nova Scotia by Queen Victoria for the sum of $1.00 per year if I have my facts in order. . . it is simply acres of lovely forest and shoreline trails and a small beach area with harbor views. A great place to unwind, have a picnic, get some exercise and unwind. A quiet... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful natural park with many trails through the wooded areas. Then you come to the open areas overlooking the North West Arm and the Atlantic Ocean. You will always see a ship or sail boats on the water. In the summertime there are areas to have a family picnic and a beach area for swimming. With winter... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a challenging 5km, this is a great place to start. The hills are killer but great if you are a beginner runner and looking to add hills into your run.

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Thank GillianHarnum
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to downtown and a nice walk from the waterfront boardwalk, this park is incredibly beautiful. The blend of the ocean topography with the city and the bustling port on the other side, the ocean breezes are worth the trip!

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Thank F Rodney L
Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without our Public Gardens here in Halifax we couldn't brag about much except the Harbor and all the great restaurants. In the Spring Summer and Fall the Gardens are a jewel in the City. Beautifully Maintained and live entertainment on the weekends at the Bandstand is Awesome! It was also the oldest outdoor skating rink in North America! Go Figure...Skate... More 

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Halifax, NS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for walking in Halifax. Safe with a mix of mature and young (thanks to hurricane Juan) trees and paths that take you along both the shores of Halifax harbour and the Northwest Arm. It has various trails and also includes off leash area for dogs.

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Thank stancat
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the bus to Yonge Street and walked to Point Pleasant at dusk. There were ducks in the water and a soft blanket of leaves on the ground. We met a few joggers and friendly dogs as we walked to the water. One of the highlights of our trip!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely park with plenty of trails for people to walk and also walk their dogs. one could easily spend an afternoon exploring.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful quiet setting to relax from a more hectic holiday. A favourite amongst the locals - jogging, biking, walking or walking your dog.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful place to walk, be near the ocean and not having to drive far. I always enjoy walking here. Lots of dogs- well behaved- and fun to watch. Relaxing.

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