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Nanaimo has an average Walk Score of 35 with 83,810 residents.

Nanaimo has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

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35 Walk Score of Nanaimo, CA-BC

Nanaimo is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Kayak Launch on Nanaimo Harbourfront walkway in Nanaimo

Kayak Launch on Nanaimo Harbourfront walkway

Photo of Neck Point Park in Nanaimo

Neck Point Park

Nanaimo has an average Walk Score of 35 with 83,810 residents.

Nanaimo has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

thumbnail for Kayak Launch on Nanaimo Harbourfront walkwayA great place to launch your kayak to explore the inner harbour, Newcastle Island and Channel.

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on Kayak Launch on Nanaimo Harbourfront walkway

36 Bike Score of Nanaimo, CA-BC

Nanaimo is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Colliery Dam Park in Nanaimo

Colliery Dam Park

Photo of Departure Bay Ferry Terminal in Nanaimo

Departure Bay Ferry Terminal

Photo of Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park in Nanaimo

Newcastle Island Marine Provincial Park

Photo of Morningside Beach in Nanaimo

Morningside Beach

Photo of Sugarloaf Mountain Park in Nanaimo

Sugarloaf Mountain Park

Photo of Maffeo Sutton Park in Nanaimo

Maffeo Sutton Park

thumbnail for Neck Point ParkShore line and tide pools at Neck Point. This park has many beaches and tide pools to explore. Keep an eye out on the water around the park, you are sure to see a seal or sea lion. If you are lucky you might see a pod of porpoises or orca whales that sometimes swim by.

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on Neck Point Park

thumbnail for Colliery Dam ParkNice park for a walk or to fish. The park has 3 lakes connected by forested trails. The area is also an off leash dog park. Great for quick outing for some fresh air!

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on Colliery Dam Park

thumbnail for Departure Bay Ferry TerminalNanaimo's link to the mainland

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on Departure Bay Ferry Terminal

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