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Bowring Park

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Address: 306 Waterford Bridge Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 4J8, Canada

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Great place for a Walk

Great place for a walk with or without a dog. It is accessible in all seasons and would appeal to all ages.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Outandaboutindabay
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St. John's, Canada
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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place for a walk with or without a dog. It is accessible in all seasons and would appeal to all ages.

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Mount Pearl, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bowring Park is in on the west side of St.John's and is a park for all seasons. It has massive grassy spots to relax, have a picnic, or just lie in the sun. There are duck ponds that always attract families. Patriots can walk along the trails and enjoy the flowers. There is a splash pad for summer use and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic. I have been coming here ever since I was a kid. A lot of see; walking trails, waterfalls, hikes, duck pond, playground, swimming pool, tennis court, etc. Great for picnics and sledding in winter down the hills. Great all year round.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is a place I grew up and it's way improved since I was a child and there is lots of things for kids and family. There is a pool in the summer and a lots of swings and things to play on. Lots of places to picnic and nice place to walk. Also a duck pond.

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Thank Rainnie2015
St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a beautiful centre city park. Has a pond fill with ducks and some geese you can feed. Has statues throughout park. Has a beautiful play area for children. With water sprays if it's a hot day. Also has tennis courts and swimming pool

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

A beautiful park during all seasons. It's an oasis in the middle dale of the city. In the summer months the flowers and trees are spectacular. The pool is very popular with the children. Autumn walks are breath taking and the winter light show is magical!

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I love to take my grand daughters here to see the ducks in the two ponds. Also they have a great play area, splash pad and New swimming pool. A must see on a St John's visit.

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Peterborough, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

As you exit your car you find yourself in the midst of hundreds of ducks and pigeons. You actually have to walk through the crowd and they are so aclimatized to people that you can almost touch them. This is a beautiful park with ponds, streams, walking trails, gardens, bush areas and a few monuments. This is a wonderful place... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Walking in the this park is wonderful. A very scenic place to take pictures or just enjoy the numerous flowers and trees. You can feed the ducks or just sit and watch. A very relaxing place to enjoy. The fall colours are amazing and will make you feel alive.

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Guisborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Recently home on a holiday and went to Bowring Park for the first time in a long time and was very pleasantly surprised. The wildlife, flowers, birdlife, scenery -- just lovely. We walked my nephew's dog there and all dog walkers we met were pleasant and 'cleaned up' after their pets. The 'help-yourself-to-a-doggie-bag' dispenser at the parking lot entrance was... More 

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