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Our favourite oasis in the city

We love Lake Banook - it is an amazing, world-class paddling venue. Home to 3 canoe clubs, this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing Paddling Venue

In the summer time Lake Banook is a world class paddling venue. It hosted the Pan American... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Maple Ridge, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We love Lake Banook - it is an amazing, world-class paddling venue. Home to 3 canoe clubs, this beautiful lake hosts year round activity including swimming, paddling, and skating, as well as walking/ running trails around the perimeter - and a lakeside coffee shop, salon,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kayak_mom_Canada
Reviewed September 21, 2018

In the summer time Lake Banook is a world class paddling venue. It hosted the Pan American Championships this year and previously hosted Canadian Nationals and World Championships. There are three paddling clubs right at one end of the lake.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MapleRidgeMalf
Reviewed August 13, 2018

great lake with lots of people around with boats.I really enjoyed watching the sunset and feeling the cool breeze oon me.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tommyburgess21
Reviewed August 3, 2018

We went on a hot day when the lake was in full use by the community with sandy beaches, swimming, kayaking and much more.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a large body of water in the middle of the city. In the summer you have a chance of using canoes or kayaks. There’s a bunch of rowing clubs on the shores. It’s a great place to spend the day if you like...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank johncS9706VI
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

It was a great spot for a nice walk! Full of history! Lots of reading along the was! Dog friendly area! Great to go riding on a bike or for a run! Great for a paddle in the summer!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank johngO86MT
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Lake Banook is a Great Lake for many reasons. If you just want to drop in to paddle board or canoe, your journey will take you to their lakes. It's a busy lake in the summer. If you just want to sit and relax and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank camillemacgillivray
Reviewed December 26, 2017

We came here as a goodbye to Halifax/Dartmouth heading home. I was surprised that nobody was here with us. The views are pretty nice, and there seems to be a quite expensive looking suspension bridge you can walk over. Kiwanis-Grove park is definitely a good...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Quinn L
Reviewed November 10, 2017

If you want to picnic you will have plenty of room here. Sit by the lake and watch the activities or bring your kayak. There is a board walk along the lake and a green space to relax and simply enjoy quiet nature in the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jocosa
Reviewed October 21, 2017

A great place to sit along the shore and relax, enjoy a cuppa and the peacefulness and the beauty of the lake.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Linda R
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