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Point Pleasant Park

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“walking trails”(34 reviews)
“martello tower”(20 reviews)
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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5530 Point Pleasant Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1B5, Canada
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All reviews off leash walking trails martello tower dog owners dog walkers south end of halifax northwest arm prince of wales great place for a walk bike ride close to downtown nice walk few hours visiting halifax picnic woods trees
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Reviewed January 28, 2012

I love point pleasant park. It's a nice breakaway from the every day grind.

Date of experience: January 2012
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Reviewed January 9, 2012

It is such a lovely place to just go for a walk on a Saturday morning. It doesn't get much better.

Thank busylady2011
Reviewed January 6, 2012

This is a great place for a walk run or an afternoon picnic. You can make your own fun and ENJOY!!! Watch the boats coming abd goin in the harbour. This is a runers paradice and a awesome place to go and relax.

Date of experience: July 2011
Thank suegiggle
Reviewed January 6, 2012

Love that there are different trails for dogs and people, so runners or walkers who don't want to run into dogs will be comfortable as well. Great views, people and trees!!

Thank Kittyfeet
Reviewed December 29, 2011

Great place for a relaxing walk with the dogs! Lots of folks to stroll with and go early enough so the dogs can have fun, too!

Thank JCaven
Reviewed December 3, 2011

Its amazing that the whole south end of Halifax is Point Pleasant park. A large park, like a maze almost.. You should go to the south end of the park where the abandoned navy homes are, all concrete, sit in one and just watch the...More

Date of experience: November 2011
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Reviewed August 25, 2011

This was a nice park, but quite a walk from downtown, so taking pubic transit is probably best for most. I agree that it is mostly used by dog walkers, but I didn't have any negative encounters. There are map signs near the entrances, and...More

Thank Canadian_Explorer5
Reviewed August 13, 2011

This park rocks! The views are spectacular, the trails are wonderful, the whole place is very well cared for, abundant parking. And there are many trails where you can have your dog OFF leash which is amazing.

Thank claudia16161
Reviewed August 8, 2011

I returned to Point Pleasant park after having not visited for a number of years. It had been one of my favourite features of Halifax for years. On this visit I was surprised to see that the park had been almost entirely devoted to an...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Reviewed July 23, 2007

Most of my travelling to Halifax has been on business. On one trip a colleague introduced me to Point Pleasant Park. About 2 miles from the downtown, it's a great place to relax after a long day at work. Running in the park is fantastic--...More

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Bella B
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Response from Catherine C | Reviewed this property |
Point Pleasant Park is open all week and it doesn't have any events listed.
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