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Westwood Lake Park, Nanaimo

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  • This is a lovely, and very popular, park with a well-marked trail around a small lake. Watch out for bikes if you're on foot. And, if you're on a bike, be considerate of the pedestrians.  more »
  • Tourists rarely find this place (take the city bus), but the trail around the lake is a wonderful introduction to Nanaimo and its people. Small family beach as well, but the hike is all cedars and lak...  more »
  • Beautiful lake. Lifeguards on duty during summer. Free life jackets available. Lots of handicap parking. Bathrooms. 6 k walk or run is mostly flat but one big hill. But sooooo beautiful Big trees. Hid...  more »
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  • Fabulous little lake on the edge of the city. Great hike around the lake, go for a swim, or bike the trails along the mountains. A must check out.
  • 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.
  • Lots of parking available, washrooms on site, beautiful sandy beach, calm but not so cristal clear lake to swim in. The trail around the lake is amazing for walks or runs. Crowded at times.
  • 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.

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