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Westwood Lake Park, Nanaimo

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TripAdvisor
  • It was a very long walk along the trails inside this park. I might not take the whole 5.6 K next time as I'm a senior and found it a little taxing, but it was enjoyable seeing different forms of wild ...  more »
  • Great place to walk the lake about 5 km around it. Clear your head or have a jog. In the summer it's my favorite swimming place  more »
  • A great place to spend an afternoon. The lake is lovely. Great for swimming and fishing. There's a gorgeous 6.25 km trail that loops around the lake, with a beautiful lookout.  more »
Google
  • This park offers a great lake/forest experience all year long. Fantastic hikes for all abilities, fishing, swimming, boating during our perfect summers and falls, Everyone we introduce to Westwood Lake is amazed at the beauty and quality of this park. Dogs are welcome (on-leash) on the main trails, and an off-leash area is also available on the south side of the lake. Washrooms are near the ample parking lot, next to the swimming beach. Make it one of many 'must visit' destinations while in Nanaimo.
  • Sandy beach, swimming zones, boat ramp, fairly calm water. Nice for a few hour's break from the city bustle.
  • Great place to take in some views, walk the dog or go for a swim. It's always clean and is a great place to go clear your mind after a busy day.
  • Come here for the walk 6.1 km. Nice and easy with basically one big hill. If you want a better workout with an amazing lookout, head up the westwood ridge located on the back side of the lake by way of the powerlines.
  • Beautiful lake, nice trails around the lake to bike, walk or run. Good place for fishing too!