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Pippy Park, St. John's

(3.1/5 based on 50 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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TripAdvisor
  • My Dad, mom and myself loved to go to Pippy Park! It will always be my wonderful, scenic and care free place in eastern Newfoundland.  more »
  • My wife and I were in town a few days prior to starting our vacation. After dinner we, along with our son and his wife, hit the Rennes River trail that started in Pippy Park and ended for us at Quidi ...  more »
  • The Park for visitors to the City offers a location to pull in 'a house on wheels' BUT there's more to this Green Space than a summer location.  The park is full of trails and one that we like to use ...  more »
Google
  • 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.