Bowring Park, St. John's

4.8
#2 of 13 in Parks in St. John's
Located in the heart of St John’s, Bowring Park stands out as a favorite recreational place for both locals and tourists. Pass the sculptured duck pond at the entrance to the park and see the famous statue of Peter Pan, dedicated to a small girl who drowned in the area. The park offers numerous facilities, such as tennis courts, a playground for kids, and a swimming pool. Use the picnic tables and enjoy the day with family and friends, or grab a snack from one of the stalls before continuing your walk. Put Bowring Park on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our St. John's route site .
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  • Beautiful walking trails in a quiet and relaxing park with lots of trees. Great place to feed the ducks or take the kids for a swim at the outdoor pool.  more »
  • I am in this park on a regular basis and it has something for everyone. Great hiking trails, 2 rivers, 2 duck ponds, splash pool and swimming pool. Music and food facilities. Lots of festivals are hel...  more »
  • Stroll along and listen to the birds and enjoy the peacefulness of the surroundings. A pleasure solo or family or couple  more »
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  • Huge green space park with many great spots for a family picnic. There's also a large fountain filled with ducks and a swan that enjoy being fed the bags of food you can buy for $1 nearby. There's also a splash pad for the kids on those warm days, and many fields at the park and nearby for sports. There's also a swimming pool inside this park, but I believe it required an admission fee, and beside that is a small canteen for fries and soft drinks. Overall a great place to spend a nice, sunny day with the family.
  • The daffodils, magnolia and various flowers are blooming this spring in well tended garden plots. Plenty of long walks. You can choose flatter paved roads or plenty of paths in woodsy areas. Many whimsical sights to see such as the huge brass Peter Pan. The ducks are just..well, ducky. There are a couple of duck ponds and a large playground with brilliant padded outdoor flooring to soften any fall. Something for all age groups.
  • Beautiful park filled with many hiking trails and interesting statues and plaques honoring many of the people and places we have to be proud of. It also has a wonderful playground area, a pool, a splash pad, tennis courts, duck ponds and a large Bungallow in the middle of the park.
  • Amazing place to visit, lots of walking trails and beautiful trees. Excellent pool and playground facility for the little ones. 8/10
  • Love this park. Pool is great, splash pad is fun and the park is full of activities. The duck pond and everything else is great too.
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