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Barrie Centennial Park

65 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4N 2M6, Canada
+1 705-726-4242
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Great in summer

It is a very fun place year round for the whole family, but I really love coming here in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christina S
via mobile
Fall Visit

Super area for families. Barrie is doing a great, as yet unfinished, job with their waterfront... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeremy M
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“great beach” (13 reviews)
“beach area” (9 reviews)
“on duty” (7 reviews)
65 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4N 2M6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a very fun place year round for the whole family, but I really love coming here in the summer. There is always fun stuff happening on weekends in the summer. It is a great place to go for a run or take the...More

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super area for families. Barrie is doing a great, as yet unfinished, job with their waterfront. Great scenery and right in the heart of downtown

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have been working on the park as well as the road that is used to get to the park over the last couple of years. It is turning into a very nice park with lots of things for the kids to do. Bike riding,...More

Thank Brian Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Parking rates for non residents discourages visits from those from out of town. The City should reduce the cost of parking for visitors as visitors is the backbone of a vacation community.

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

This park is a great for the entire family. The waterfront is beautiful, the park has something for all, picnic areas, bbqs, bike paths, walking paths, restaurants and downtown, walking distance... literally less than a 5 min walk. Pie pizza restaurant right across the street.

Thank Tracey F
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Beautiful scenery of the lovely boats at dock, pathway around the lake with beautiful shrubbery, and benches as well as some exercise equipment .Very large well known craft & artisan sale known as Kempenfest, open concerts. Lovely supervised beach, park for kids. Offers something for...More

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The beach is a Barrie landmark and a great place to spend the day. I like to swim and get some exercise, but the beach is great for children as well. There are a couple of restaurants close by for take out - Kensington Burger...More

Thank 618debbie A
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The City of Barrie has done an amazing job on the total revamp of the waterfront and the park benefits big time. This is easily one of the great city waterfronts in the province if not the country. There’s something for everyone. Well worth a...More

Thank H2050ITgregk
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Barrie has done a amazing job on their water front. It is one of the nicest I have seen. It is a great walk along the stretch of the whole bay. The views are amazing all year round. It's clean and has a large play...More

Thank atemldr
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is very pretty and not crowded ever. Walk. Bike or take your dog. Waterfront so you can soak your toes on a hot day as kempenfelt bay is shallow clean and warm in summer. Wed. nights is classic car show too so lots to...More

Thank Organic Body Sh... F
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13 August 2017|
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Response from 933Sue | Reviewed this property |
Yes so sorry for the delay
1 July 2017|
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Response from boon D | Reviewed this property |
Parking is by the hour and there are multiple parking lots available. There are shaded areas in the park for hot days.
24 August 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
No there is no cost- but you have to pay for parking