Polson Park, Vernon

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Escape the hustle and bustle of Vernon at Polson Park, a verdant space combining lush greenery and plenty of sports facilities. For some peace and quiet, head to the intricately manicured Japanese garden, donated by the city's Japanese community. Depending on the season, you might catch a game of soccer or tennis here, or you can get active yourself along the running trails or at the lawn bowling area. Keep your eye out for the park's floral clock, installed in 1958, and stop by the duck pond to see the resident foul. To visit Polson Park and get the most from your holiday in Vernon, create itinerary details personal to you using our Vernon trip itinerary builder app .
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  • October 2, 2017
    Just moved to Vernon, and one of our favourite places to visit is this park. It is great for a stroll through light forest along the river. Large grass fields and lots of benches for relaxing, picnics...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Sadly this once beautiful and safe park has been over run with homeless. There is a tent city and lots of garbage throughout the park.  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    What a spectacular place to relax in the middle of the busy city. Lots of wildlife to hear: birds chirping in the trees, squirrels chattering in the trees, leaves of the trees rustling in the breeze, ...  more »
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  • May 3, 2017
    Beautiful and lots of birds to feed but because of all the feeding the park is covered in poop and gets veey very stinky. All in all though the park maintenance people are pretty good at keeping up with it. The biggest problem is the homeless and their habits. Scary place to be sometimes because of it. Also it'd closed at night and there's no lights. I don't think parks should close.
  • June 26, 2017
    No water parks open until July. It's a nice park but there are no dogs allowed anywhere which sucks a bit, huge pond full of ducks, tennis courts, totems, zen rock gardens for stoners and very decent and new kids playground.
  • May 15, 2017
    Great big park with lots of grass. Playground for all ages Swings. Even Creek with ducks and geese. As well as nice.
  • June 20, 2017
    It's a nice park buy only between dawn and dusk. After dark I wouldnt be caught dead there.
  • April 3, 2017
    Great park with lots of activities available. Water park, duck pond, swing set, gym, lawn bowling, skate park, running track and tennis. Also great for taking grad/wedding photos or just going for a stroll

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