Best Public Park in Halifax, NS

Handpicked Top 3 Public Parks in Halifax. How do we actually find the most highly rated public park? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

POINT PLEASANT PARK

5530 Point Pleasant Drive, Halifax, NS B3H 1B5

Since 1866

Play Areas, Shelters, Parking, Picnic Tables, Takeout, Swimming, Off-Leash Dog Walking Areas, Washroom Facilities, Weddings & Special Events

Offers fine views of the Atlantic Ocean - 75-Hectare wooded park crisscrossed with 39 km of easy winding trails and wide paths many wheelchair-accessible

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Mon - Sun 6:00 am - 12:00 am

Just a perfect place to be dog walking, running, or strolling along the sea. A rich network of trails, some connecting historic forts, and monuments. Lovely areas for picnicking, swimming, or just relaxing and watching the ducks play. Fantastic views of the harbor, harbor mouth, and NW Arm. If you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the Bluenose. Most paths are stroller or bike friendly.
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SIR SANDFORD FLEMING PARK

Dingle Road, Halifax, NS B3P 1B2

Since 1908

Washrooms, Picnic Shelters, Benches, Playground, Woodlands, Heath Barren, Salt Water and Pond, Swimming, Boat Launch, Walking, Biking & Hiking

95-Acres Park - Located on the Northwest Arm - The park contains two walking trails passing through forests, heath barrens, saltwater marsh and a large pond

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Mon - Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

A lovely park with lots of trails to walk on. We decided to climb the Dingle Tower. It is open to the public and has plaques all around giving the history of the tower. Once inside you start up an iron spiral staircase that leads to the first level with windows to look out. Then there are stairs along the walls until you get to the top and have to go up another spiral staircase to get to the top. It is definitely worth the walk up the stairs.
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HEMLOCK RAVINE PARK

40 Kent Avenue, Halifax, NS B3M 2G2

Since 1780

Picnic Areas, Trails, Walking, Off-Leash Area for Dogs, Jogging, Biking, Hiking, Historic Site, Nature & Park

Offer 4 km of looped trails - Located 20-minute drive from downtown - 200 Acre boundaries of the park

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Mon - Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

This is a fairly big park. At the bottom, there is a big concrete duck pond close to the Bedford Highway. Lots of walking paths throughout. There is a little pond in our subdivision that is part of the park and you can also feed ducks there. That is where I post pics from.
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