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Walk through the park

Great to see the beautiful view of city lights and walk through the park on a winter day!There are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barrie, Canada
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Always beautiful scenery

I was in the city visiting friends and stopped by for a walk with friends. Always a good place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aylmer, Canada
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65 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4N 2M6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great to see the beautiful view of city lights and walk through the park on a winter day!There are benches to sit on so a hot drink added to the experience, from a local caffe house. This is the area that we take our grandson...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marinice2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place for out of area visitors to enjoy ! Wash rooms, parking, well lit, bridge over water treatment canal, and great view of Kempenfelt Bay

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in the city visiting friends and stopped by for a walk with friends. Always a good place to unwind and enjoy the water!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FrequentFlier822796
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We moved to Barrie in 2018 and love the activity that goes on down at the Centennial Park. This city is alive and friendly!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ladytamr57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Centennial park is a beautiful place to visit. It has a beautiful beach and playground for the children. It is a nice place to take a stroll on a nice evening.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cheri W
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Beautiful place to spend the afternoon biking and finishing with a leisurely walk with a ice cream cone

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 158ken
Reviewed 12 February 2019

This is a lovely area of Barrie, family and friends are always welcome . Excellent area for picnics and swimming .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ladysmith4
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Summer just isn’t summer if you don’t spend some time at Centennial Park. The playground is amazing for children of all ages. There are great washrooms an icecream shop and a nice beach. There a picnic tables in the shade as well. Just across the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Relax696946
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Fantastic boardwalk for walking, jogging or bike riding. Summertime it has a a clean sandy beach and large children’s play area. Perfect for a full day of relaxation.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Venture753284
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Very nice park well-maintained very good Landscaping but Beware of the alcoholics homeless and drug addicts needles and beggars

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hungryguys1234
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