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Lake Ontario Park

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Address: 988 King Street West, Kingston, Ontario K7M 1A3, Canada

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Nice park for a stroll

The park is a lovely place for an evening walk/exercise, Family get togethers, sports activities etc. The view of the lake is very beautiful and would highly recommend for family... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2014
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The park is a lovely place for an evening walk/exercise, Family get togethers, sports activities etc. The view of the lake is very beautiful and would highly recommend for family with children to walk around the park! There are parking lots available at the entrance, and a playground nearby for children as well.

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Kingston, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Lake Ontario Park has undergone many changes over the years, it used to have an area where my Mother and her friends attended dances. When I was a child it was a beach and area filled with rides. After its last face lift, its now got a great splash pad, lovely grounds for walking, areas for a quiet picnic or... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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37 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

WOW what a change to this beautiful park. More parking spaces, large beautiful paths, play structure for kids, are where you can have a group event under a roof in case of rain,etc. There is even a boat launch. Washroom are right there also, you do not have to walk a mile away to get to them. I must say... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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25 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I have visited this park many times, over the years. It used to offer car camping, and even included a small fairground! It has recently been "improved", which means that vastly more space for parking has been created, and large swathes of asphalt paths have been created. Admittedly, this makes much of the park much more accessible for folks pushing... More 

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Sydenham, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This place is awesome. New splash pad, green space and washrooms right on the shore of Lake Ontario! http://www.cityofkingston.ca/residents/recreation/parks-trails/lake-ontario

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Ottawa, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Nothing really special about this tract of waterfront, except that it is open, uncluttered with buildings and other structures and provides direct access to Lake Ontario and a wide view of the Lake as well as the large park fronting the most impressive courthouse in the opposite direction.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

When you approach the park it has been torn up for some time, it used to be a wonderful camping location etc. But don't let the mess fool you but it is worth the walk to the water and catch a walking trail that takes you around the edge of the lake towards the City! A location best walked with... More 

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Norwich
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Had great weather. Very pleasant with lots of places to stop and rest. Many sites to see along the way.

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Kingston, Canada
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36 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Lake Ontario Park used to be a major community centre in Kingston. There was a public band-stand where the longhouse now is, well kept paths and gardens, manned beaches, and even a beautiful and huge gazebo down by the water. This was decades ago when the park was actually a big part of Kingston. I mean like the 40's, 50's,... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

This is one of Kingston's oldest playgrounds. I used to visit here regularly as a teen, and lifeguard on the man-made beach as a young adult. Many of the amusements have been removed, but some are still in operation, I think. The shore walk meanders through the old psychiatric hospital grounds all the way to historic Portsmouth (Kingston). I don't... More 

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