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Nice Park

A very nice small park on the waterfront with outdoor art and water. Folks wandering around and... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2019
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
History walk with ocean view

This is a must see ..a short walk in downtown St. John’s..you will be able to read lots of... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
ramona551
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St. John's, Canada
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

A very nice small park on the waterfront with outdoor art and water. Folks wandering around and taking photos.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed February 17, 2019

This is a must see ..a short walk in downtown St. John’s..you will be able to read lots of information on the signs and photos posted on this walkway...learn about Nfld fishery and take in the view of the atkantic ocean..a prett6 spot to take...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

this is the park that has the two bronze statues of the dogs in it, one is a newfoundland dog. it looks out over the harbor and provides a wonderful view. if you time your visit right you can watch ships coming and going through...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

The Harbourside Park offers a number of information panels providing history of St. John's harbour and the role of trade on the open seas. There are also two great statues of the province's "national dogs" - the Newfoundland and the Labrador Retriever - nice views...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

A living, working exhibit -- right by the water -- tons of shops servicing the oil fields and bringing in or exporting cargo.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We visited this park on Labor Day. We had wandered Water st. and Duckworth St. doing a bit of shopping. It was a nice park, clean with benches overlooking St. John's Harbour. The plaques were informative, but the serene views were the best reason to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

St. John's harbour is a real working harbour, and almost all of it is dedicated to commerce. So having space right on the water is pretty rare, and this park does get you to the water. In fact, when we were there, the Pilot Boat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed July 23, 2018

A pleasant park in downtown with some cute dog sculptures and a great display on the history of the town and area. Pretty green space, nice in the middle of town.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed July 21, 2018

This was a wonderful place on the water to put your feet up and eat lunch. I loved the statues of the Newfoundland dogs - we never saw ONE dog in our week-long visit. Beautiful location.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bbsneed
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Not a surprise! There are two statues, one of a Newfoundland dog and the other of a Labrador dog. I never put the two together to realize that these breeds actually came from this area. There are storyboards there that explain this.

Date of experience: July 2018
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