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Victoria Park

40 Douglas St | 40 Douglas Street, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2E7, Canada
+1 902-893-6078
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Beautiful & worth the visit

Our family originally wasn't going to visit Victoria Park given all the other things to do in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jennifer G
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Oasis in town

This is the best 'urban' park I have ever been to. Huge park includes Sporting sites tennis club... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Debbie W
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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40 Douglas St | 40 Douglas Street, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 2E7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family originally wasn't going to visit Victoria Park given all the other things to do in the area. We ended up with a few hours in the evening & stopped by. Glad we did! Well-kept walking trails & beautiful views.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the best 'urban' park I have ever been to. Huge park includes Sporting sites tennis club, pool, basketball, playgrounds, event areas, picnic areas, Extensive mature forest trails and even waterfalls complete with natural swimming hole. On a beautiful summer night, had a long...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was absolutely one of the best parks I've enjoyed. Pathways are paved and follow the river as it winds through the woods. There is a wonderful waterfall, plenty of varying elevations foe those who want the exercise. I'm jealous we don't have any thing...More

Thank huffhollowfarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not expecting to find a park like this in Truro! It was gorgeous. Amazing waterfalls. Very well maintained pathways and stairs. There are a bit of hills and stairs throughout the paths I walked along. It was all very, very pretty though. Excellent...More

Thank natara11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a nice part of a day here. Beautiful trails, waterfalls, and woods. Even saw several baby otters. Once inside the park, it's hard to believe it's in the middle of town. Playground looks amazing for those with kids. Especially the water jet area.

Thank AmandaEsteroFL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a delightful afternoon here. There is ample car parking, toilets and cafeteria facilities. You can walk various trails, which are marked with the length. We walked up the steep hill for about a mile to the superb waterfall in the woods. You can...More

Thank Adrian V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times and never get bored. If you're up for a challenge try Jacobs Ladder (without stopping). The picture only shows the first half. There are two parts to Victoria Park this is the lower part, the upper part is just as lovely...More

Thank J P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Victoria Park today with my father for a nice relaxing walk. The weather was superb and the scenery in the park is stunning. We didn't climb 'Jacobs Ladder' - 175 step stairway up the hillside - but I've done it before and you...More

Thank KenH_NS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful park with excellent facilities and trails. Clean no litter. How I wish Brits could be as clean and enviromentally friendly as Canadians

Thank 1zJAY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park provides a wonderful opportunity to get away from the traffic, to hike alongside a small stream and to experience nature, flowers, birds, and waterfalls. Here the harried tourist can forget about getting lost and simply unwind and feel the sunshine on one's shoulder.

Thank 507adventurelover
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kmmxo
13 September 2016|
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Response from Tracey B | Reviewed this property |
You can walk to the waterfall and back to the parking lot with a stroller, but to make a circuit you have to do stairs.
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Darlene W
5 September 2016|
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Response from William F | Reviewed this property |
The map shows 6.4 km
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Tracy F
20 March 2016|
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Response from 655Catherine | Reviewed this property |
There are several sets of stairs leading to many different trails I'm not exactly how many, some sets have more stairs than others. One of the main attractions is called Jacobs ladder, and it has a lot of stairs, it leads to... More
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