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Victoria Park

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Don't pass it by!

What a gorgeous park! No cost to get in, and lots of parking. There's a beautiful outdoor pool... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Sk0925
Lovely

A lovely treat and welcome escape from the summer heat. Shady and lush green throughout, this is... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Marlene M
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“walking trails”(29 reviews)
“swimming pool”(22 reviews)
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40 Douglas St | 40 Douglas Street, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2E7, Canada
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

A fairly large park with some interesting waterfalls but i would probably spend the time getting to other hikes. The ladder was a fun run.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 August 2018

What a gorgeous park! No cost to get in, and lots of parking. There's a beautiful outdoor pool which we used, and it was only 5 dollars per person for my husband and son. Lots of lush green scenery, well-maintained trails with little waterfalls and...More

Thank Sk0925
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A lovely treat and welcome escape from the summer heat. Shady and lush green throughout, this is the gem within the hunk of coal. Stroll as short or long as you wish. Ascend Jacob’s ladder for a challenge or go for a leisurely walk. Its...More

Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 29 July 2018

It was great spending time here on a hot afternoon. The shade was so welcome! We had a nice walk and scared ourselves by climbing Jacob's Ladder. A must stop when in Truro.

Thank Tang126
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We had time to kill in truro before we went to Halifax aiport this July, so we headed to Victoria park--what a pleasant surprise! A wonderful setting for anyone interested in excercising in the open air. Greay trails, amazing water features and some challenging Jacob's...More

Thank Dean V
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Having been on the road for a few hours, we enjoyed the opportunity to stretch our legs, climb Jacobs Ladder, put our feet in the water of the waterfall, and refreshed, return to our road trip back home. The scenery is lovely here.

Thank jjcoffman
Reviewed 22 July 2018

On a whim we hustled off to Truro and Victoria Park for a mid-week wander in the park and a relaxing picnic. This is a beautiful park taking advantage of the topography to provide walking paths and hiking trails for many abilities. The burbling brooks...More

Thank W J K
Reviewed 13 July 2018

A beautiful park full of beautiful hiking paths! I would highly recommend to stop here if you in and around Truro!

1  Thank kennedymt89
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We had read about Victoria Park (a public park) in several guide books when we were planning our trip to Nova Scotia. It is a lovely park in a residential neighborhood. There is a stage, playground, walkiing/hiking trails, ball fields and a stream runs through...More

2  Thank annfran
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Victoria Park is a great spot for the whole family!!! Biking trails, hiking trails, waterfalls, playground and swimming pool. Bring a picnic, go up Jacob’s Ladder and enjoy the falls!! It truly is a hidden gem in the middle of downtown Truro.

1  Thank 1973snowangel
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Nicole L
23 August 2018|
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Response from MartoZh | Reviewed this property |
There is a small water park on the north side of the park I believe Victoria Park Pool 2 Adam St, Truro, NS B2N 6J3 (902) 895-7078 //goo.gl/maps/LuMP75T5B7v Kids can play there
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Jazmyne B
29 July 2018|
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Response from Wendy T | Reviewed this property |
Yes you may swim there at your own risk
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Kelly C
21 April 2018|
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Response from Daniel M | Reviewed this property |
The main trail into the park is very popular. On it, you will pass Jacobs ladder (180+ wood plank stairs), after the ladder you can cross a bridge over a small river (you’ll see a gazebo with benches inside). Or continue on... More
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