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Victoria Park

Victoria Park Review

At the southern tip of the city, overlooking Charlottetown Harbour, sit 40 serene acres that provide the perfect place to stroll, picnic, or cool off on a hot day. Next to the park, on a hill between groves of white birches, is the white Georgian-style Government House. Built in 1834 as the official residence for Lieutenant Governors (the Queen's provincial representatives), it's open weekdays in July and August from 10 to 4 for free guided tours. The collection of antique cannons that still "guard" the city's waterfront is a play area for children, though there is also an actual playground, a pool open daily in summer from 11 to 8, and a water-play area at the northwest entrance to the park. Runners and walkers can take advantage of woodland trails and a boardwalk that edges the harbor.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Lower Kent St., Charlottetown, PE
  • Phone: 902/368–1025
  • Hours: Daily sunrise–sunset
  • Location: Charlottetown
Updated: 09-04-2013

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