Located in the city's west end, Jones Lake offers recreational activities and a walking trail for residents to enjoy.
This beautiful lake is managed by the City of Moncton and is connected with Centennial Park and in walking distance from Bessborough Park. The Lake is surrounded by 2.74 kilometres of trail, offers a canoe launch, and is well-known for hosting the annual Greater Moncton Dragon Boat Festival.
- Cleared Trails - Natural & Paved
- Non-Motorized Boating
- Pet Friendly
- Bike Rack
- Canoe Launch (off of Parlee Drive)
- Bird Watching
- Connection to Centennial Park
- Share the Route (Biking)
- Parking for Canoe drop-off on Parlee Drive
- Shelter & Picnic Tables
- Obey posted rules and show courtesy to all trail users.
- Stay to the right of the trail.
- When overtaking others, pass on the left and sound a warning by bell or voice.
- Stay on the trail to preserve natural vegetation and private property.
- If you stop, do not block the trail and allow others to pass.
- Pedestrians have the right of way.
- Cyclists ride defensively, in control and do not exceed the speed limit of 15 km/h.
In addition to the City of Moncton’s By-law H-302 (Recreation Areas) being applicable at Jones Lake, swimming and fishing are not permitted in Jones Lake. In the winter months, skating is not permitted on Jones Lake.