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My favourite walking place

Have been walking here several times a week for many, many years. It has several trails that are... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Mane48
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Nanaimo, Canada
A peaceful spot!

Well worth a visit, compacted pathways so easy to walk on. Relax at the lake side, viewing ducks... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
49Pam
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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29 Apr 2018
“My favourite walking place”
15 Sep 2017
“A peaceful spot!”
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Hemer Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1J3, Canada
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Have been walking here several times a week for many, many years. It has several trails that are flat but there are numerous shorter trails that connect the main two which are hilly. There is a large lake at the lower part of the park...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Well worth a visit, compacted pathways so easy to walk on. Relax at the lake side, viewing ducks, geese and plenty of dragonflies whilst we were there in August.

Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful hike that is not tiring.Suitable for all ages on a sunny day. Good parking and washrooms at the entrance of the park.

Thank Nabil R
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Good and well maintained park with decent parking lot and washrooms at the main entrance. Easy hike around the park and beautiful scenery around the lake.

Thank Mercello l
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Lovely short easy pond side trails, forest trails, and lake-side trails. VERY quiet and peaceful. Lots of birds.

Thank TracyAllard
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Sadly, part of this park is slated for development and there are official-looking signs and chains on some of the trails. However it is still a pleasant place to walk for a couple of hours.

1  Thank 29carfrae
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I don't think we've ever walked to the end of the trail and we've walked pretty far. The trails are flat and straight (great for letting the kids run ahead because they're seldom out of sight). The lake is beautiful and the flora has a...More

2  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Relatively flat. Some areas are pretty rooty but it is definitely stroller friendly. I'll be coming back for an easy trail run for sure!

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have walked Hemer park many times over the years, and always enjoy the experience. Years gone by you used to be able to walk through the park and go on to Boat Harbour, but as always in life things change. Now one can walk...More

2  Thank JimS456
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This is a nice easy trail to take the whole family and not too far away from Zuider Zee Campsite if your camping there. This is a great trail for runners as well, wide and well maintained trails with view of the lakes as well,...More

Thank Rose S
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