Parks by Activity

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59 Results for "Scenic Viewing":
Anchor Way Park
This park is a gateway to harbourfront walkway, sea plane terminal, shops and parkade . The plaque...
Barsby Park
Barsby Park is an extension of the Millstone Trailway. The park is a short walk up from the popular...
Bastion Square Park
Located in the heart of downtown Nanaimo this park is home to Nanaimo's iconic Hudson Bay Bastion. The...
Beach Estates Park
This is a hidden gem of a park tucked away in the Brechin Hill neighbourhood. The park trail consists...
Blueback Beach Access
Found at the end of Blueback Road in north Nanaimo this park access corridor leads to a quiet beach by...
Bonnie Drive Park
Undeveloped park land lot. No amenities on site.
Bowen Park
Bowen Park is located in the heart of the city, with most of the 36 hectare park remaining undeveloped....
Brechin Boat Ramp
This public access boat ramp was redeveloped in 2008 in partnership with BC Ferries. Recent upgrades...
Brookwood Park
Brookwood Park is located in the Sunshine Ridge subdivison in north Nanaimo. The park includes a playground...
Buttertubs Marsh Park
Buttertubs Marsh is a bird and wildlife sanctuary. There is a 2 km loop trail around the marsh and a...
Cable Bay Trail
Cable Bay Trail winds its way down to the oceanfront overlooking Gabriola Island and back towards the...
Catherine Gisborne Garden
Named to celebrate the life of Eleanor Catherine Gibsborne. She was a garden designer, energetic downtown...
Cathers Lake Beach Access 4
This area is a gravel walkway with access to Cathers Lake.
Charlaine Boat Ramp
This is a paved boat access to the ocean found along Hammond Bay Road.
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,...
Chinese Memorial Gardens Park
This Memorial Garden, acquired in 1966, is dedicated to the early Chinese pioneers. It was created as...
Colliery Dam Park
This park is one of Nanaimo's larger destination parks popular especially in the summer as a fresh water...
Dallas Square Park
Park encompasses land on either side of Front Street and has good views of Nanaimo Harbour. Close to...
Diver Lake Park
This lake side park offers walking trails, wildlife viewing, a playground, fitness circuit and BMX track....
Fillinger Waterfront Park 1
Beach access. Wooden stairs installed in 2006.
Fillinger Waterfront Park 2
Short trail leads from Fillinger Crescent to the water. Acquired in 1981.
Gallows Point Light Park
Located on Protection Island, Gallows Point Light Park is a great spot to take in the picturesque vista...
Georgia Park
Land was purchased from the Gyro Club and Native Sons of Nanaimo in the 1940s. The park was dedicated...
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...
Invermere Beach Access
Acquired in 1951, this park consists of sets of stairs leading to the beach.
Jack Point and Biggs Park
The park's trail provides access to pristine beaches with excellent views of the Nanaimo River estuary,...
Joan Point Park
You can access Joan Point by following the Cable Bay Park trail to its end and follow the shoreline south....
Kinsmen Park
Kinsmen Park is located towards the south end of Departure Bay (Kin Beach). It is a great spot for an...
Lakeview Park
Lakeview Park is a steep wooded area providing access to Long Lake. This park was acquired through subdivision...
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...
Lotus Pinnatus Park
This park is named after Nanaimo's floral emblem, the rare lotus pinnatus (now Hosackia pinnata) flower.
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...
McGirr Community Park
Acquired in 1981, playground equipment was installed in the 199s and consists of swings, slides, and...
McGregor Park
McGregor Park is a part of the larger Nanaimo Harbour Front Walkway located directly across from the...
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...
Northfield Rotary Lookout Park
Northfield Park is located at the intersection of the Parkway Highway and Northfield Road. It is the...
Nottingham Drive Park
this park consists of stairs and a trail that act as a shortcut from Nottingham Drive to Prince John...
Oceanview Park
This is a 3.2 hectare park in the Hammond Bay neighbourhood. A portion of the park features a playground...
Oliver Woods Park
This park is the site of the Oliver Woods Community Centre, trails, a children's playground with areas...
Pearson Park
This small garden with seasonal plantings and some of Nanaimo's famous palm trees serves as a gateway...
Piper Park
Piper park is the 1.1 acre green knoll above front street and adjacent to Vancouver Island Conference...
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...
Richards Marsh Park
This south Nanaimo park located in the Cinnabar Valley neighbourhood is a popular nature trail and bird...
Rocky Point 1 Park
Acquired through subdivision in 1984, this is a beach access park.
Rocky Point 2 Park
Acquired through subdivision in 1984, this is a beach access park.
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.
Shenton Park
Trail adjacent to Diver Lake, leading from Shenton Road to Ardoon Place with a paved parking lot at Shenton...
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
Sugarloaf Mountain Park is a natural viewpoint overlooking picturesque Departure Bay. A perfect spot...
Wardropper Park
Located in the Departure Bay area, Wardropper park features a grassy area and a fully fenced dog off-leash...
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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