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Sir Sandford Fleming Park (The Dingle)

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30 Dingle Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3P 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

Our last visit was with family and as usual we all enjoyed the view from here. There are a number of steps to climb so you have to keep that in mind when you go there. Had a nice breeze as well which we enjoyed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WaynefromMckay
Reviewed October 25, 2018

This park was recommended by some friends and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit here! We began with a stroll along the seaside walkway and eventually made our way to the dingle. It was free to climb the dingle and the surrounding views from the top...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Loved this family oriented park. Climbed the tower (closes at dark) for magnificent views. The Park itself is family friendly, picinic tables, climbing apparatus, with some great sandy beach for sand castle building. Loved the evening walk there

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marj R
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Be sure to check out my video of this location on my YouTube Channel at Josh the Travel Guy of this amazing location. Dingle park is a local favorite. There are many trails to hike, a playground for the young ones, and a nice view...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Sir Sandford Fleming Park(The Dingle) is off Purcell's Cove Road in the heart of Halifax,95 acres of woodlands facing the sea,is a wonderful place to walk for people of all ages,has benches,playground for children,a wharf and boat launch.It is a good place for people to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Loncolnmorris
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Sir Sandford Fleming Park is a really nice park with plenty of places to walk, relax, picnic or beach. The beach is in a small inlet with nice nautical views of boats bobbing in the cove. There is also a lookout tower that is open...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

During my trip one morning i decided to use my GPS and asked for local attraction i did not know what to expect it was a wonderful surprise to find an historical tower in the middle of nowhere. It outside of the parameters of other...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Evelyne A
Reviewed September 17, 2017

This area is often overlooked by tourists and city visitors and is a bit out of the way. It's easy enough to find and enjoyable once you get there. Stop and watch the water traffic and enjoy the views.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Cubatan
Reviewed September 5, 2017

I was not expecting much from this excursion, boy was I wrong. The tower is like stepping back in time. You need to be able to walk up a winding staircase to get to the top of the tower, which is open to the public,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AllieX1984
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Located within the city of Halifax, this is an excellent spot to 'chill out' and relax from the everyday stuff. There is a great walking trail as well as a terrific boardwalk along side the Northwest Arm. Wonderful picnic area and hiking trails. Perfect for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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