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Point Pleasant Park

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Have a picnic with sweeping ocean views or hike through 186 acres of forest in one of Halifax's most cherished parks.
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5718 Point Pleasant Dr, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1B5, Canada
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All reviews off leash walking trails martello tower dog walking hurricane juan dog owners south end of halifax northwest arm prince of wales great place for a walk bike ride close to downtown historic sites nice walk few hours visiting halifax picnic
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love coming here. Great views, and bird watching opportunities. See lots of chipmunks and squirrels. There is a lot of history, including a fort, and some other things. Definitely great for pictures. Very family friendly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ReyBae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Point Pleasant Park is a wonderful gem in the heart of southend Halifax. It is a wonderful place to run through, do yoga or just go for a wonderful stroll with the ones you Love. You get to see deer, squirrels and sometimes raccoons. And...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of trails that are do loop around making it very difficult to get lost with lots of of resting spots

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite park to take a walk . The off leash dog trail is a perfect place to take my hike. Fabulous! Lots of wonderful water views as well and peaceful areas to sit a watch boats on the arm.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank easterntreker
Reviewed December 12, 2018

I walked from the centre of Halifax, and that walk was itself interesting- if you have time walk don't drive to the Park and spend a moment looking over the railway yards to the working port. I went to a production of Othello - Shakespeare...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank backnumber
Reviewed December 9, 2018

If you love dogs, go here. There are several off-leash areas where the pooches are allowed to roam free and be themselves. Apart from this, there are several off the main path locations that have little treasures. The part of the park along the coast...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EdVader
Reviewed December 4, 2018

This is large park that overlooks the ocean at its farthest point. There is lots of parking available off Point Pleasant Drive. There are lots of trails that come from the parking lot and they are well marked. The trails are basically wooded and, if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Halifax residents should be very proud of this gem of a green space at the tip of the city. Wonderful walks, great vistas, lots of parking, Dog friendly and lots of off leash areas for the furry pals. Bouncing back nicely from the hurricane damage...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nroe
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We hadn't expected such a pleasant place. A really lovely place for a walk. We walked along the front from central Halifax and back through the back part of town. Very nice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed October 28, 2018

almost 1000 acres of mature parkland in the south end of the city f halifax. beautiful roads and trails that seem to wind on forever. many panaramic views over the harbor and some manmade fortress and historic landmarks, good for dog walker and hikers bicycles...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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July 17, 2018|
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Response from Michael F | Reviewed this property |
Nope - just park in the upper parking lot, grab a delicious ice cream from the friendly folks at the corner convenience store there and start walking! I recommend going straight on the path so you can see Martello Tower on... More
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Luke M | Reviewed this property |
Overcrowded with dogs
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Angeline M | Reviewed this property |
No. You can bring a picnic, there are tables at the park.