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306 Waterford Bridge Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 4J8, Canada
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Bowring Park is truly one of the highlights in St. John's. The majestic trees, the different trails that make you feel like you're a million miles away from the city and the beautiful ponds allow you you spend an entire day and never see the...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2018

I grew up playing in this park and it was no where near what it is today it is beautiful and has a lot to offer not only children but all of us we are all children at heart

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

This appeared to be a very popular place for families especially on a nice sunny day. We went there on a Sunday afternoon and every man and his dog (pun intended as there were lots of pets there with their owners) were there ! Lots...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

My family grew up here and always talked about Bowring Park. Fed the ducks and walked along the trails. Had a very nice afternoons

Thank Susan E
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We have been to France many times to the Beaumont- Hamel Memorial- remembering those young men lost from the Newfoundland Regiment - It was special to be in St Johns Newfoundland to remember them - Beautiful park for walking your dog- and there are a...More

Thank dar2027
Reviewed August 9, 2018

A park that has modern touches - new pool- next to traditional memorial statues and great walking trails. Good for family or couple outings, winter, spring, summer or fall.

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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

The swimming pool is free and new! My visiting family loved the walk, the scenery, the playground and the water park. The flowers are beautiful and there are lots of of ducks and other birds to feed. This is an outstanding place for wedding pictures....More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

we went to Bowring Park twice. We just walked the paths, relaxed by a waterfall, sat and watched the swans/ducks on the water, etc. there is free parking and no charge to enter the park.

Thank Diane H
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I wish we had planned to have more time to enjoy this beautiful park. It has two rivers and numerous walking trails to explore. It also has recreational facilities like tennis courts and a huge outdoor pool with water slide. We made a quick stop...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

This lovely park, the gift of one of the early merchant families of St. John's, is in the city but feels far removed from the activity of full urban life. Well surfaced roads/trails are completely accessible. Others are more hidden and give one a sense...More

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July 20, 2018|
Response from TangoForFun | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely yes. Great and easy to get around. Bring food for the ducks and geese (not bread it's bad for them) and you will have a great time there.
Hailey L
August 9, 2017|
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Response from Marina S | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know you do but it's a beautiful big pool!
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