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A Forest Park And Wildlife Sanctuary

My husband and I went for a stroll in Hemer Park after a trip to the Cedar Farmer's Market in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nanaimo, Canada
Great park for awalk in nature. There are many different trails to take which can form various loops.

The scenery and wildlife change with the seasons. Frogs, toad,salamanders,many birds and deer in... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Colleen B
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Hemer Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1J3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went for a stroll in Hemer Park after a trip to the Cedar Farmer's Market in October. There were several dog walkers having a kaffeeklatsch in the parking lot. We found the park was several degrees colder because of the deep...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Condu
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

The scenery and wildlife change with the seasons. Frogs, toad,salamanders,many birds and deer in spring and summer. Trumpeter swans in Winter and owl,eagles,kingfisher and blue heron all year. The lake and pond exploded with colour in spring from the wild iris and water lily. Now...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Have been walking here several times a week for many, many years. It has several trails that are flat but there are numerous shorter trails that connect the main two which are hilly. There is a large lake at the lower part of the park...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mane48
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Well worth a visit, compacted pathways so easy to walk on. Relax at the lake side, viewing ducks, geese and plenty of dragonflies whilst we were there in August.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful hike that is not tiring.Suitable for all ages on a sunny day. Good parking and washrooms at the entrance of the park.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nabil R
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Good and well maintained park with decent parking lot and washrooms at the main entrance. Easy hike around the park and beautiful scenery around the lake.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mercello l
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Lovely short easy pond side trails, forest trails, and lake-side trails. VERY quiet and peaceful. Lots of birds.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank TracyAllard
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Sadly, part of this park is slated for development and there are official-looking signs and chains on some of the trails. However it is still a pleasant place to walk for a couple of hours.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank 29carfrae
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I don't think we've ever walked to the end of the trail and we've walked pretty far. The trails are flat and straight (great for letting the kids run ahead because they're seldom out of sight). The lake is beautiful and the flora has a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Relatively flat. Some areas are pretty rooty but it is definitely stroller friendly. I'll be coming back for an easy trail run for sure!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Kimberly R
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