Northfield Rest Stop (off-leash dog park), Nanaimo, BC

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Park Features
Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
  • On-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Fully fenced and gated off-leash enclosure
  • Double gated entry (to the off-leash enclosure)
  • Drinking water
  • Poop bags
Size of off-leash area (Parks):
  • Medium
Other Features (Parks):
  • Picnic tables
  • Washrooms
Washrooms:
  • Flush toilets
Park Governance: City, Municipal, Township, etc.
Trail Features
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Trail length:
  • Less than 1 kilometer
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
  • Between 5 and 10 kilometers
  • More than 10 kilometers
Trail terrain:
  • Dirt or gravel
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mild

Travelling the Island Highway with your dog? Take a break at the Information Centre in Nanaimo and give your dog a run in the fully fenced off-leash enclosure.

Park Amenities:

There's lots of parking, washrooms, drinking water and picnic tables.  And with the Visitor's Centre right there, you can pop in to get some information on other places to visit while you travel.

Looking for a longer walk?

If you want to stretch your legs too, you can leash up your dog and go for a walk on 20km of trails. There are trail heads from the parking lot and you can follow them along for as far as you want.


Park Map - Northfield Rest Stop Off-Leash Dog Park - Nanaimo - BC
Source: The City of Nanaimo
Northfield Rest Stop (off-leash dog park)
Northfield Rest Stop (off-leash dog park)
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Northfield Rest Stop (off-leash dog park)
Northfield Rest Stop (off-leash dog park)
Northfield Rest Stop (off-leash dog park)
2450 Northfield Road, Nanaimo, BC V9S 0B2

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