Parks by Activity

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54 Results for "Picnicking":
Barney Moriez Park
The park was improved through the VIP program in 2000 where various pieces of playground equipment were...
Beban Park
Named after the Beban Family who lived on the 160 acres of land from 1930s-1950s Beban Park is Nanaimo's...
Bob-O-Link Park
This popular neighbourhood park was updated in 2008 features include a playground and tennis courts....
Bowen Park
Bowen Park is located in the heart of the city, with most of the 36 hectare park remaining undeveloped....
Brannen Lake Beach
Brannen Lake Beach park offers visitors access to some of Nanaimo's wonderful warm water swimming. You'll...
Brannen Lake Boat Launch
There is a grassy area with trees, picnic tables, benches and access to the beach for swimming.
Breonna Schonner Park
This north Nanaimo neighbourhood park consists of a large grassy area with benches and a picnic table.
Broadway Park
This large playground park is a popular gathering place for families in the Broadway neighbourhood. The...
Brookwood Park
Brookwood Park is located in the Sunshine Ridge subdivison in north Nanaimo. The park includes a playground...
Cable Bay Trail
Cable Bay Trail winds its way down to the oceanfront overlooking Gabriola Island and back towards the...
Chase River Estuary Park
Chase River Estuary Park is located at the south end of Haliburton Street. The park's 1.3 km of trails,...
Colinwood Park
Located in the Brennan Lake area this park's playground equipment was updated in 2006 as a part of a...
Country Hills Park
This large playground park includes an area for toddlers and for older children. There is a grassy area...
Daynes Park
This neighbourhood park features landscaping that encourages neighbours to gather and children of all...
Departure Bay Centennial Park
This is a large scale destination neighbourhood park with a variety of features, including tennis courts,...
Deverill Square Gyro 2 Park
Deverill Square (formerly Haliburton Park) is a neighbourhood park featuring a water park (seasonal),...
Diver Lake Park
This lake side park offers walking trails, wildlife viewing, a playground, fitness circuit and BMX track....
Forest Drive Gyro Park
Residents in the Forest Drive neighbourhood worked hard under the City of Nanaimo Volunteers in Parks...
Groveland Gyro Park
Acquired in 1980, this neighbourhood parks has a playground (swings, slide and climbing structure), a...
Hawthorne Park
This 3.7 acre neighhourhood park features a playground, a number of looping trails, and a detention pond....
Icarus Drive Park
Developed with Sechelt Park under the VIP Program in 1997, it consists of a playground, benches and picnic...
John Weeks Park
This park is adjacent to both the Chase River Activity Centre/Firehall. Acquired in 1980, it consists...
Keighley Park
Acquired in 1980, this park had new playground equipment installed in 2006 through the VIP Program. The...
Kinette Evergreen Park
This small park includes playground equipment which was installed in 2008 through the Volunteers in...
Kinsmen Park
Kinsmen Park is located towards the south end of Departure Bay (Kin Beach). It is a great spot for an...
Knowles Park
Named after the Knowles Family who were long time residents of the south end of Nanaimo. Arthur Knowles...
Linley Valley Cottle Lake Park
Linley Valley Cottle Lake Park is wilderness park located between Departure and Hammond Bay. The network...
Lost Lake Trail
This park includes a 1 km trail that loops Lost Lake. The trail consists of gravel areas, as well as...
Loudon Park and Trail
Loudon Park and Walkway is a popular spot year round for swimming, various paddling sports, walking,...
Maffeo Sutton Park
Maffeo Sutton Park is Nanaimo's signature park overlooking our world famous harbour. The park is a central...
Malibu Terrace Park
This park, acquired in 1991, has footpaths to Porpoise Place Playlot and Alderway Playlot and has a small...
Mansfield Park
Mansfield Park is a large neighbourhood park lot and includes a playfield area, playground and water...
Morningside Beach Access
Great beach south facing beach, perfect for beachcombing with little ones. The sheltered bay makes for...
Neck Point Park
Neck Point is a destination waterfront park for Nanaimo and the region. The park is recognized as an...
Newcastle Island Park
Newcastle Island Provincial Park is a popular destination and is accessible by private boat or a foot...
Norasea Park
This is a newly updated neighbourhood park lot in the Oceanview subdivision in north Nanaimo. The park...
Northfield Rotary Lookout Park
Northfield Park is located at the intersection of the Parkway Highway and Northfield Road. It is the...
Noye Park
This 0.4 acre neighbourhood park located in the Metral Drive/Pleasant Valley area features a playground,...
Oliver Woods Park
This park is the site of the Oliver Woods Community Centre, trails, a children's playground with areas...
Parkway Park
Acquired in 1957, new playground equipment was installed in 2000.
Pawson Gyro Park
Pawson Park is one of the longest established parks in Nanaimo. It was named after John Pawson who was...
Pearson Park
This small garden with seasonal plantings and some of Nanaimo's famous palm trees serves as a gateway...
Pipers Lagoon Park
Another of Nanaimo's famous waterfront parks. Pipers Lagoon Park features scenic trails with ocean viewpoints...
Pirates Park
Park offers excellent ocean views and a wide variety of bird species on site. The park offers access...
Ranchview Park
Ranchview Park is one of the larger neighbourhood parks in the Cranberry/Extension area. The park includes...
Salal Park
This neighbourhood park consists of several pieces of playground equipment that were installed through...
Seabold Rotary Park
Located at end of Seabolt Road, playground equipment was installed through the VIP Program in 1997. It...
Sechelt Drive Park
Acquired through subdivision in 1982, it is adjacent to Icarus Drive Park.
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
Sugarloaf Mountain Park is a natural viewpoint overlooking picturesque Departure Bay. A perfect spot...
Third Street Park
Acquired in 2000, this 25.3 hectare park borders Third Street and Jingle Pot Road. The Nanaimo Ice Centre...
Westdale/Leslie Park
Westdale Leslie Park is a .55 hectare park located in the Hammond Bay neighbourhood. and acquired by...
Westhaven Park
Neighbourhood playground and open grass area for neighbourhood use.
Westwood Lake Park
Westwood Lake Park is one of Nanaimo's best loved parks. Nestled in the foothills of Mt. Benson it is...
Wheatcroft Park

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