Bowring Park, St. John's
(4.8/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Located in the heart of St John’s, Bowring Park stands out as a favorite recreational place for both locals and tourists. Pass the sculptured duck pond at the entrance to the park and see the famous statue of Peter Pan, dedicated to a small girl who drowned in the area. The park offers numerous facilities, such as tennis courts, a playground for kids, and a swimming pool. Use the picnic tables and enjoy the day with family and friends, or grab a snack from one of the stalls before continuing your walk. To visit Bowring Park on your holiday in St. John's, and find out what else St. John's has to offer, use our St. John's travel itinerary maker.
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  • I love to take my grand daughters here to see the ducks in the two ponds. Also they have a great play area, splash pad and New swimming pool. A must see on a St John's visit. 
  • As you exit your car you find yourself in the midst of hundreds of ducks and pigeons. You actually have to walk through the crowd and they are so aclimatized to people that you can almost touch them. ...  more »
  • Walking in the this park is wonderful. A very scenic place to take pictures or just enjoy the numerous flowers and trees. You can feed the ducks or just sit and watch. A very relaxing place to enjoy. ...  more »
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  • Beautiful park nice walking trails only 1 problem though the koi pond is very green and murky hard to see the fish
  • Wonderful place to walk or to take the kids and feed the ducks and swans! My toddler had such a great time as the ducks are quite tame and come very close. Free parking. There are picnic tables and benches along the path.
  • Bowring park is a lovely spot in the city for walking, running, skiing or snowshoeing. It is beautiful all year round and the grounds are always well maintained. There are two duck ponds, a swimming pool, splash pad, tennis courts, lawn bowling and lovely walking trails. The old railway bed, "the trailway, runs through the park, which leads downtown, a flat trail great for biking. There is a lot of history in the park, a great place to spend the day exploring.
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  • Bowring Park is one of my favorite places in the city! The park is huge and is a great place for walking. It's absolutely beautiful no matter what time of year it is. In the summer it's lush and green and full of beautiful flowers. They have a water park and pool area for children to enjoy as well. Lots of room to lay out and enjoy the sun, or have picnics, etc. In the fall, the place is gorgeous with all the fall colours, and in the winter it's just as nice! A walk through the park at night in the winter to see all of the beautiful Christmas lights is a must. There are also hundreds of ducks in the pond there that you can feed all year round. Great place to take your children, pets, or just to enjoy on your own!