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Fun for grandchildren and grandparents

A nice short ride past the park along the lake. Took grandchild and she was thrilled. Conductor... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Beautiful park!

The park was my favorite part of Nelson. The flowers were gorgeous, the walking trail nice, and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chewelah, Washington
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Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A nice short ride past the park along the lake. Took grandchild and she was thrilled. Conductor even put his conductor’s hat on her head!

Thank Katergn
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park was my favorite part of Nelson. The flowers were gorgeous, the walking trail nice, and the beach was a great place to relax and watch those who rented kayaks and paddle boards. Surprised at all the graffitti though.

Thank notpicky68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying in Nelson, my husband and I found this park to be a nice way to start off our mornings with a walk around the lakeside. This area is the flat part of town so no hills to navigate! The park itself is very...More

1  Thank Alverda3
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This lakeside park is gorgeous. Always something going on. Beautiful beach. Lots of grassy area and trees. Nice and popular playground. Great little restaurant with some good healthy options. Very reasonable rates to rent paddle boards. Kayaks. Awesome place to chill in the summer. Beautiful...More

2  Thank Eleanor E
Reviewed 30 July 2018

very good Tram system to help you on your way to the lake. driver/conductor very helpfull plus not an expensive trip had! lake great and park area

1  Thank linda M
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Great beach, huge shade trees, diverse offerings at cafe....best of the best in this lovely mountainside town

Thank davidmena2018
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Lakeside Park in Nelson is the park located near the lake in the town. It is a beautiful park, where you can walk, see beautiful views of the lake, play with your children (there are some children parks in the zone) or the main attraction:...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The park changes as it curves around the lake. On one end it's beach and bike path with a beautifully restored tram line. As it hugs the lake it opens up more with playground equipment, sports fields and plenty of places to sit and hang...More

Thank d0ndequiera
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Lovely lake walk - amazing views of mountains. Many duck varieties. Swimming spots in summer. Kayak hire. Good cafe near the bridge.

Thank AmandaB8113
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The striking, laid-back town of Nelson stretches out along part of the shore of the narrow Kootenay Lake, and some of the lakefront has been made into the beautiful Lakeside Park. An enjoyable way to spend a fresh, warm spring or summer morning or afternoon...More

1  Thank Kirk M
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3 June 2018|
Response from Jen C | Reviewed this property |
If you Google "Lakeside Park streetcar" for me the first page that came up was the streetcar's homepage and it had everything including the schedule. It looks like it does, although after Labor Day it sounds like it only... More
Pamela H
24 August 2015|
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Response from 926jrd210 |
Runs right through from the Orange Bridge to the Prestige Hotel so right by the Walmart parking area, I think it is 2$, great fun by the way and a good way to see the whole front of Nelson, get off at Prestige, take a walk... More