Located in Fleming Park, the Halifax Dingle Tower provides a great view of the North West Arm! During open season climb the ten stories to the observation level at the top. Take a walk along the water or enjoy the many trails surrounding the area. On the waterfront there is a playground for children to enjoy.
The Dingle Tower sits on 95 acres of land donated by Sir Sandford Fleming in 1908. The park was part of his original estate along the North West Arm. (Fleming established Universal Standard Time). Fleming desired to have the tower built to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of representative government in Nova Scotia in 1758.
GPS Coordinates: N44o37.804′ W63o35.844′
The Dingle Tower is located within Sir Sanford Flemming Park on the western side of the Northwest Arm (part of the Halifax Harbour). From Halifax’s Armdale Rotary, take the Herring Cove Road exit up the hill to Purcells Cove Rd on the left. Follow Purcells Cove Rd until you see the large, stone gate entrance to the park.
- Parking Lot
- Wheelchair Access
- Picnic Tables
- Fire Pits
- Off-Leash Area
- Change Rooms
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