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Pipers Lagoon Park

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Lagoon Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Nice park

Very picturesque with walking trails and picnic tables. Bring your camera and a lunch and make an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Pretty views, easy trails, right in the city on the edge of the ocean

Easy walking trails and gorgeous views of the ocean. You don't need to spend much time, no more... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
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Lagoon Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very picturesque with walking trails and picnic tables. Bring your camera and a lunch and make an afternoon of your visit.

Thank travelguyCanada
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Easy walking trails and gorgeous views of the ocean. You don't need to spend much time, no more than an hour.

Thank BenefacTours
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A short loop, no more than 1 hour total, with scramble-y sections. Great views of the water and surrounding islands, but can be very windy.

Thank ChristinaCleveland
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I love bringing my 3 yeae old here for some outdoor activity and burn off energy! Beautiful place to unwind and escape the busy of the city.

Thank kaylal211
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We came on a memorial visit last year as it was a favourite spot of the loved one we had lost. Wild and beautiful!

Thank complus
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Pipers Lagoon Park is by far my favourite outdoor park destination in the Nanaimo region. It is the most beautiful outdoor spot where I love to do nature and landscape photography, with the best layout and features of any waterfront park I've seen yet. There...More

Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A shame the weather wasn't particuarly appealing and being August there wasn't much wildlife around. At certain times of the year, Spring and Autumn it can be good for birds. good size free car park

Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I recommend this place to anyone visiting Nanaimo. Great scenery and view. Also nice for walking around the beach and the green area.

Thank Naim K
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Such an awesome place for a short walk down the peninsula. Or if you are looking for a each swim, this is a great spot as it has showers and fountains to keep you hydrated all day long!

Thank TigerBae53
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Pipers Lagoon has been a great place for decades. Locals know the beach here is safe, and has a fantastic view of the BC Ferries and islands out by the Departure Bay entrance. You can walk around the island that is at the end of...More

Thank vancouverislandboy
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11 August 2015|
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Response from condu | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can ride the in-coming tide at Piper's 's channel. It is an exhilarating experience akin to swimming down a horizontal waterfall. Be aware that you should be a strong swimmer or wear a life jacket. Be sure to go... More