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Bowring Park

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Address: Waterford Bridge Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

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Great family park

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Rainnie2015
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St. John's, Canada
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St. John's, Canada
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank 4112donna
St. John's, Canada
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank msmena
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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Thank Deborah594
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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7 reviews
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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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Thank NfldGirl62
St. John's, Canada
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This park has plenty of open green space for picnics, sports, hammock and walking. Has a great play area for kids, outdoor swimming pool (seasonal), duck ponds and swans. Lovely manicure grass and easy walking trails. Just gorgeous!

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Thank sherryanderic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a fabulous park with walking paths, waterfalls and quiet areas. There are tributes and memorials to Newfoundlanders there.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We came here specifically to see the caribou monument for the Newfoundland regiment, and we were not disappointed. The park is beautifully maintained, and there are a variety of walking paths.

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