Lake Banook
Lake Banook
4.5

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lshelley41
Dartmouth, Canada40 contributions
Jul. 2019
Perfect place to go swimming.You can go boating.There are so many things you can do in and around this lake.You can even have lunch or just have a coffee while taking in the beauty of lake Banook. Bring the family and have a picnic.Enjoy the boat races.A place you will want to come back to for sure.♥️
Written December 10, 2019
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backpacker31
Boynton Beach, FL5,396 contributions
Aug. 2019
On the day I arrived, I found the lake and surrounding walking pathways utilized by many people. Some were rowing on the lake, others were relaxing with their families at the lake's edge. The setting is very natural with tons of trees surrounding the lake. I did not see one piece of trash anywhere. I can tell that the locals take pride in this lake and treat it with respect. Truly a green oasis within the city. This is a lovely place to come (I'd think) any time of the year.
Written August 19, 2019
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markqqqq
Dartmouth, Canada5 contributions
Jul. 2019 • Family
For racing and swimming in the summer to beauty in the shoulder seasons, and I love skating in the winter.
The best!
Written July 2, 2019
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560lee
Dartmouth, Canada37 contributions
Mar. 2019
We are so lucky to have such beautiful places within our city....Lake Banook is a great place to snap pictures or just enjoy the walk about!
Written March 3, 2019
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Nelson F
Dartmouth, Canada25 contributions
Feb. 2019 • Couples
Lake Banook is a jewel in the centre of Dartmouth. While this city has numerous lakes, around which the streets twist and turn, Banook injects itself through residential areas to the downtown business area. The result is that when national and international aquatic events are held there, it is impossible to be unaware that important things are taking place. This lake is devoted to such events - no powered pleasure craft are permitted. A ferry trip of 15 minutes from the Halifax side of the harbour leaves you a 15 minute walk up Ochterloney Street, past Sullivan's pond to the canoe club end of the lake. A walk worth every step.
Written February 12, 2019
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kayakmomCanada
Dartmouth, Canada10 contributions
Aug. 2018 • Family
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, and health clinic - there is always activity on and around Lake Banook. We spend a lot of time here during all seasons - but especially in the summer!
Written January 15, 2019
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MapleRidgeMalf
Maple Ridge, Canada143 contributions
Sep. 2018 • Couples
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.
Written September 21, 2018
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tommyburgess21
New York City, NY1 contribution
Jul. 2018 • Family
great lake with lots of people around with boats.I really enjoyed watching the sunset and feeling the cool breeze oon me.
Written August 13, 2018
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mouseHerts
Herts1,553 contributions
Aug. 2018 • Couples
We went on a hot day when the lake was in full use by the community with sandy beaches, swimming, kayaking and much more.
Written August 3, 2018
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John
Lower Sackville, Canada3,648 contributions
Apr. 2018
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 being on the water.
Written April 2, 2018
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