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Shubenacadie Canal

54 Locks Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2X 2W7, Canada
+1 902-434-6980
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Great place to walk your dog!

There is a great off leash section of the park. Beautiful lake. Can be quite busy in the summer. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bruno R
Halifax, Canada
Great place to hike, be aware of 'dogs off leash area'.

Paths are not groomed, nor maintained so always be safe and dress according to the weather. Best... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Fall River, Canada
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“shubie park” (16 reviews)
54 Locks Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2X 2W7, Canada
+1 902-434-6980
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a great off leash section of the park. Beautiful lake. Can be quite busy in the summer. I bring my dog there a few times a month so he can run around and play with other dogs. Great waterfront section where people play...More

Thank Bruno R
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Paths are not groomed, nor maintained so always be safe and dress according to the weather. Best place to feed little Chickadees right out of your hand. (sunflower seeds they love the best). Wagons pulled by parents, doggies out walking, kids have a great time...More

Thank shuttersanddeclutter
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

My friend and I try to get a fast walk or good hike at least once a week & this area is fun to explore. We’ve been coming here often when the weather permits.

Thank lynnsurette
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

A beautiful area to take lovely walks. There are lots of different paths. One of the bridges was just recently reopened. There are areas where dogs can run leash free. The scenery is gorgeous. Well worth the visit.

Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Love this place, many walking trails and the canal is beautiful.Rich in history.You learn so much from the trail info.Its a nice place to visit anytime of year.A must see spot in the middle of a city.

1  Thank lshelley41
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Conveniently located just a short walk from the Hampton Inn at Dartmouth Crossing. We were delighted to be able to walk over and enjoy a morning walk before heading to airport for long flight home. Well maintained paths. Interpretive signs in a few places.

Thank svale87
Reviewed 18 September 2017

In the weeks to come, the Shubie Canal hopefully will be completed. Opening up the waterway will be a fantastic historic spectacle to view again. Many years have passed and this is one of Dartmouth's historic sites to see, which runs from the Harbour, Lake...More

Thank CarolynV52
Reviewed 16 September 2017

In town for a long weekend, my dog & I were pleasantly surprised to discover this great parkland just a short walk from our hotel. The trail system was perfect for our morning runs. Other recreations we met were friendly. The historic canal is interpreted...More

Thank BocephusSolo
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is the most wonderful park to go to in Dartmouth Nova Scotia. It offers so much beauty and places to walk. Great park for dogs off leash as well. The scenery ranges from walks through the woods and also along the shoreline of a...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This area will be enjoyable for both history and nature buffs. The interpretative centre helps to outline the history of the area, the canal and their brief importance in NS history. The natural area is something else to behold and enjoy - the trails are...More

Thank MFamilyTraveller
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Brandy M
24 April 2017|
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Response from Andrew K | Reviewed this property |
I agree with contacting the Shubie Canal Commission.