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Pippy Park, St. John's
(3/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
Pippy Park is a 3400acre urban park located in the city of St. John's, Newfoundland. The park is a popular camping, hiking and recreational park within the city, and incorporates numerous groomed and wilderness-style hiking/skiing trails, a miniature golf course, a 9-hole and an 18-hole golf course, a driving range, and a public access trailer park with limited tent camping facilities. Trails within the park link to the Grand Concourse walking trails.Pippy Park incorporates the main campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden at Oxen Pond, as well as the Ridge Road campus of the Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Ridge Road and Prince Phillip Drive campuses of the College of the North Atlantic. The park also includes the Confederation Building complex, which houses the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly and numerous offices of the Provincial Government.The park is administered by the C. A. Pippy Park Commission, a Crown Corporation of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The eight members of the commission include representatives of the Provincial Government, the University, the City of St. John's, the Pippy family, and landowners and residents within the park boundaries.
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  • well maintained, large city park.Be forewarned, if i's raininng in St John's it'll be raining in the park almost right in down town. 
  • This park is fairly average. It's a nice place to go camping or spend an afternoon. There are lots of nice walking trails and open areas to enjoy. The location is what makes it great. It's walking dis...  more »
  • The only advantage of this RV park is that it is close to the town is St. John's. Clean 2/5 home 1/5 Wifi no price too high. Everywhere we traveled to Newfoundland we had Wifi. Surprising here is not available.
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  • Great spot to take kids for a day out.
  • Loved the roots and stumps!
  • Beautiful park with an array of trails - some with crushed gravel and very public, others secluded in the woods.
  • Great to have a nature escape inside the city.
  • Great for walks and has a great view of the city.