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Lakeside Park

Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
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Wonderful walk, beautiful fall colors

Stayed at a nearby hotel so stumbled upon this gem of a park during my outing. What a great place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Westminster, Canada
Best park from the Koots to Stanley park!

Safe and clean for the kids! Great playground for little ones as well as older kids, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kyersten k
Creston, Canada
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Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at a nearby hotel so stumbled upon this gem of a park during my outing. What a great place for a scenic walk.. see the mountains, lake, beaches, many trees and lots of benches. Some funky and interesting art pieces as well. Really enjoyed...More

Thank Shera86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Safe and clean for the kids! Great playground for little ones as well as older kids, beautiful scenery, with healthy trees shading well manicured grass to sit or play in. Steps from the lake, sandy beaches (like many, some goose poop, no biggie) Kootenay is...More

Thank kyersten k
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I have love going to Lakeside Park since I was a child. Beautiful trees, flower gardens, a greenhouse, a playground, tennis courts, green lawns with picnic tables, benches along the walkway, and now, open during the summer season, an eatery with yummy lunch choices and...More

Thank Caitlin O
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Nice walk from the resort near the airport along part of the trans Canada pathway through the park and underneath the orange bridge. Some nice artwork in the park which is well maintained and has an open gym as well. Note that there is a...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We love Nelson and decided to get married in Lakeside Park. There were only 5 of us in our party and as Seniors, we wanted to have Fun with it. The park has many lovely areas to enjoy and is very user friendly to all....More

Thank Heather7A7
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We didn't ride the streetcar, but I took several photos of it coming and going. We enjoyed walking all around the park. Great views of Nelson's orange bridge, the lake, the beach. I enjoyed the statues by John McKinnon (he sculpts with exaggerated perspective). Lovely...More

Thank Trishia J
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Riding the Street Car is a must! Great tourism info as well as the ride. You can get off at the new hotel (forget the name) and have some happy hour drinks and half-price appies before hopping back on the street car when it makes...More

Thank Bridgecity65
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We took the tram from the hotel to the bridge. Great ride lovely crew and kids loved it and the attention they got. The lakeside water is well equipped for boating and just sitting out on beach and watching. The walk back through the park...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We spent an afternoon at Lakeside park with our 5 month old baby. There was plenty of shade for us to sit in, although we could have had sun if we wanted that as well! The park was busy, but there was still plenty of...More

Thank kh0713
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Lovely beach front on the lake. Excellent concession food! Can't beat the prices on water equipment rental (kayaks, stand up paddle boards, canoes) at $9/3hr! We had a great time!

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Pamela H
24 August 2015|
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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