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Barrie Centennial Park

65 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4N 2M6, Canada
+1 705-726-4242
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Beautiful Barrie Centennial Park on Kempenfelt Bay on Lake Simcoe

Barrie downtown boasts a wonderful public park on the south west shore of Kempenfelt Bay on Lake... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chauncey S
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Barrie, Canada
AMAZING WATERFRONT FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS!

The City of Barrie has done a wonderful job of their waterfront. There is so much to see and do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colleen L
,
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great beach” (13 reviews)
“beach area” (9 reviews)
“hot days” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
65 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4N 2M6, Canada
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+1 705-726-4242
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"great beach"
in 13 reviews
"beach area"
in 9 reviews
"hot days"
in 7 reviews
"kempenfelt bay"
in 21 reviews
"clean beach"
in 5 reviews
"on duty"
in 7 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 11 reviews
"life guards"
in 4 reviews
"boat launch"
in 4 reviews
"within walking distance"
in 6 reviews
"play equipment"
in 7 reviews
"pie"
in 6 reviews
"play ground"
in 4 reviews
"lake simcoe"
in 12 reviews
"during summer"
in 5 reviews
"a great place to spend"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful waterfront"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barrie downtown boasts a wonderful public park on the south west shore of Kempenfelt Bay on Lake Simcoe. Four seasons attractions for local Barrie residents as well as out of town visitors alike. Recent expansion has been completed resulting in more park space and improved...More

Thank Chauncey S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The City of Barrie has done a wonderful job of their waterfront. There is so much to see and do, especially all summer. The boardwalk around the lake is a great place to walk with family, friends and dogs (on a leash of course). You...More

Thank Colleen L
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

It is very small and all parking lots are not for free like at the most of Toronto's parks! I do like That!

Thank angelavolkfelting
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Little crowded on Canada day, but has a beautiful view. Great for families, walks, fishing...easy parking.

Thank Jesuá S
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful view and has much to offer during summer. Can be very crowded some days but is great little picnic day or beach day.

Thank roriemartin
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Came down with family and friends to see the winter festival. Lots to see and do for the whole family. The city of Barrie sure do a great job each year organizing it. Thank you. I love living in this beautiful city.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Another great place for dogs to walk, Not to mention the view. Kempenfelt looks amazing in the winter. Seeing people ice fishing snowmobiles ripping on the ice. Adults and kids alike. At centennial beach, new park put in by the city. Cant wait to see...More

Thank patmclean82
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Barrie has a beautiful waterfront and it is worth the time to get out and go for a walk in the area. The city has put some money into the waterfront and it looks great and is a wonderful place to walk.

Thank Doug R
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Good day all it's Bruce again letting you know if you like water front you'll love the one we have here in Barrie it's got a park for the children and a nice sandy beach . So come on over and relax this is the...More

Thank Bruce G
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

It's a great place for all ages, the park, boating, the beach and easy parking. Love the Ban on smoking!

Thank mobutton861
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najiba20
13 August 2017|
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Response from Ralf W | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, next summer.
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DThapa2014
1 July 2017|
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Response from boon D | Reviewed this property |
Parking is by the hour and there are multiple parking lots available. There are shaded areas in the park for hot days.
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Mamajga
24 August 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
No there is no cost- but you have to pay for parking
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