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A Peaceful Place

A large park that I have been using to relax and enjoy the summer air. As an apartment dweller this... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Patrick S
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Pleasant and bustling urban park

This park is located in the Sandy Hill part of Ottawa, along the Rideau River. It is a nice oasis... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2017
Ontario, Canada
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Range Rd, between Laurier Ave. E and Templeton, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

This traditional urban park has something for everyone! Summer evening outdoor theatre, wading pool, unique “ruins” playstructure, mature trees, picnic tables and benches and playing fields. Come during the art in the park event and meet local artisans. Enjoy the river and take a stroll...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

A large park that I have been using to relax and enjoy the summer air. As an apartment dweller this park located off the bike trail on the west side of the Rideau River offers a playground, pool,benches along the side of the river, lots...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

This park is located in the Sandy Hill part of Ottawa, along the Rideau River. It is a nice oasis in the middle of the city. Lots of grass, trees, scenery, picnic tables, etc. There's also a play structure for the kids. In the summer,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

Far from a pet free park. There are dogs everywhere in this park. I have seen bylaw present on very very rare occasions and they do not enforce.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Deanna D
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park by the Ottawa river. Bike path, pool, play structures... there's something for everyone. It's especially convenient with the newly built pedestrian bridge over the river. Our favourite thing to do is sunbathe in the grass and have lunch. Sometimes the ducks will even...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank therealhollyg
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We often visit this park in the spring, summer and fall. There is always something interesting going on there whether it is human or natural. It is a long park that follows the river for 1km? and fairly wide so you aren't aware of the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

The park is beautiful. The new bridge connecting it to the other side of the river is a beautiful addition. Something for everyone. You can even go down to the water.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank therealhollyg
Reviewed August 19, 2016

It is a small park in the middle of the city, with a lot of nice pathways. Good for children both in the summer but also in the winter. Parking close to the park.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I saw with friends last night a production of live theatre in Strathcona Park called The Servant of Two Masters and I loved it. The park, which is an amazing place to toboggan in snowy weather, is an excellent venue for live theatre. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank boomgraham
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Very nice, clean and well kept park along the Ottawa River. We like to walk through it after dinner when it is nice and cool out. Always a lot of hustle and bustle in the park...lots of squirrels, ducks, and other wildlife. Unfortunately it is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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