Bowring Park, St. John's

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#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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  • This has to be one of my top picks to see while in St. John's. From the ducks to the rolling hills waiting for you to have a picnic under one of the inviting trees that line the property. Thanks to Mr...  more »
  • This is a great place to walk while in St John’s. Loads of trails, ponds, waterfowl and a great place for wedding pictures. Beautiful trees and waterfalls. Great place to meet up with friends and go f...  more »
  • A beautiful park for a leisurely stroll, or a longer and more strenuous walk on the breathtaking South Brook Trail. The City is pretty diligent is keeping garbage under control. The big negative the t...  more »
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  • Bowering park is a beautiful . It changes from season to season. In the warmer months you can easily access all the trails. It is great for all ages. It has many amenities. During the warmer months it includes a seasonal splash pad, a swimming pool, a skate park, a pool house , duck ponds, rivers, a green house, and a kids play ground area. Also there is a bungalow inside the park where you can book events and have it catered. The trails are wonderful to discover. Some are designed for an easy stroll along the pathways laced with ornamental flowers and trees. Other's are a bit more challenging walking along side the beautiful Waterford Bridge River.
  • Great park for walks any time of the year. They keep the walkways plowed and sandes in the winter and the pond has ducks in it year round. The new pool and splash pad, as well as playground area are great for the kids. Free entrance. Can get busy on nice days and weekends.
  • Bowring Park is a beautiful park. There are lots of places to explore and it is a wonderful place to bring a dog or kids. There is a pool and a duck pond and you should definitely consider visiting if you are in the city.
  • Excellent swimming facilities. Lots of open spaces to spend time with family & friends. Anywhere from 10-30 of our friends & family spend 4-6 Sundays in the summer playing games(freezbee, flying kytes, volleyball, soccer etc.) swimming , & cooking jigs dinner there! We always have an awesome time!!!!! Love it there!!!!
  • Great things going on here. People should really check out the Bowring Park Foundation website for information and news.
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