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Bowring Park

306 Waterford Bridge Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 4J8, Canada
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Take a stroll or take a swim

This has to be one of my top picks to see while in St. John's. From the ducks to the rolling hills... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
JRGBonavistaS
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Bonavista, Canada
Truly a beautiful park

This is a great place to walk while in St John’s. Loads of trails, ponds, waterfowl and a great... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
J T
,
Nanaimo, Canada
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
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“duck pond” (27 reviews)
“feed the ducks” (17 reviews)
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306 Waterford Bridge Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 4J8, Canada
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"duck pond"
in 27 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 17 reviews
"peter pan statue"
in 15 reviews
"splash pad"
in 12 reviews
"outdoor pool"
in 6 reviews
"tennis courts"
in 7 reviews
"walking trails"
in 16 reviews
"leisurely stroll"
in 3 reviews
"flower beds"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 5 reviews
"nice place to walk"
in 3 reviews
"beaumont hamel"
in 10 reviews
"great for kids"
in 5 reviews
"newfoundland regiment"
in 5 reviews
"great spot"
in 6 reviews
"take pictures"
in 3 reviews
"playground"
in 33 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

This has to be one of my top picks to see while in St. John's. From the ducks to the rolling hills waiting for you to have a picnic under one of the inviting trees that line the property. Thanks to Mr. Bowring and his...More

Thank JRGBonavistaS
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a great place to walk while in St John’s. Loads of trails, ponds, waterfowl and a great place for wedding pictures. Beautiful trees and waterfalls. Great place to meet up with friends and go for a stroll. Safe for families and mothers with...More

Thank J T
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

A beautiful park for a leisurely stroll, or a longer and more strenuous walk on the breathtaking South Brook Trail. The City is pretty diligent is keeping garbage under control. The big negative the the amount of doggie doo left everywhere, in spite of signage...More

Thank Jackie F
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Wish we had more time here- beautiful, wanted to see Peter Pan- awesome statues along the way- very well kept..

Thank CanadaThe2Js
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Located 10 min or so from the downtown core by car. Hundreds of birds at the entrance nest and stop traffic to cross the road. Bring bread if you want to see them. They love people and will swarm you the minute you step out...More

Thank maritimeramman
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We come to this park every time we are in the city we enjoy feeding the dogs and we enjoyed looking at the scenery we also really like the walk around the park it is lovely and the only downfall is all the pigeon and...More

Thank ScaryHallet20
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The park stretches on forever and has plenty of paths to explore. There are many benches and other seating areas strewn about as well. A great place for an afternoon picnic, for kids to run off some energy, or for an early more jog/run.

Thank Mary A. K
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park. We spent most of our time at the duck pond which was super fun. A great spot in the city.

Thank Brewolig
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We have been here several times recently and done good hikes and seen a wonderful variety of well presented flowering plants, open green spaces and long walks (the one along the south side of the park is the most interesting and natural). All of that...More

Thank tom h
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

A short drive from downtown finds a beautiful green space with a wonderful walking path to enjoy a peaceful stroll.

Thank c4pl
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Hailey L
9 August 2017|
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Response from Marina S | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know you do but it's a beautiful big pool!
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Susie H
11 July 2017|
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Response from rickcardo | Reviewed this property |
July and august
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ronward
24 July 2015|
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Response from rickcardo | Reviewed this property |
yes haunted hike
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