A popular recreation spot for locals, Point Pleasant Park boasts well-maintained trails and scenic harbor views. Established in 1866, the 75 ha (190 acre) park is home to an array of military monuments, as well as old English fortifications. Take a relaxing walk, go for a jog, or cycle on the park’s winding paths. You can visit the Martello Tower, or admire several fort ruins, have a picnic, and relax on the peaceful beach. Arrange to visit Point Pleasant Park and other attractions in Halifax using our Halifax vacation app.
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Point Pleasant Park reviews
Before departing Halifax on an early afternoon in late October, we decided to stroll through this jewel of a park to take full advantage of the warm temperature and brilliant sunshine. We set off... more »
There are two parking lots, one upper park and one lower park. There is a midway entry but no parking. Upper lot fills up before the much larger lower lot. Parking along the street from the upper lot.... more »
Like a mini Stanley Park. Or a Stanley Park before it became so busy. Nice place to hang out and go for walks. Dog friendly. Oh, and they got Shakespeare by the Sea in the summer time too. People are mostly pretty chill around here. Really like this little sanctuary in the city.
I would visit the park a few times a month. It's a beautiful place to walk and there are many things to do and see. The park is full of history and during the summer there are various events held there such as outdoor plays. If you're in Halifax and want a nice quiet afternoon this is definitely a place to see.
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