Murree and Islamabad being the famous hill stations of Pakistan encompasses numerous beautiful places including parks. The most well-known park located on the highway of Murree and Islamabad is known as Lake View Park. On the way from Islamabad to Murree a road that turns to the right leads to this beautiful park that is just before Barakahu. This park is recently built in this area and in no time it has attracted the attention of locals as well as the tourists towards it and has become a favorite picnic spot for all. The park is built by the side of Rawal Lake, which is a simulated tank that accomplishes water requirements for cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Kamran Lashari the chairman of Capital Development Authority CDA has constructed the park with hard work.
Located at the bank of Rawal Lake, the park is a pleasure place of International standards. The park has been facilitated through many facilities by CDA such as it encompasses Busses, passenger trains, games, fun rides for younger and elders. In addition to that it offers amenities of adventure sports and these includes sports like paintball, car dodging, speed boats, quad motocross, wall climbing and scooter boats as well. Moreover motorized and ordinary boats are also present for families and individual. The park also consists of a small passenger train; even a separate small zoo has been made in the park of rare species of birds.
Cleanliness of the park is maintained by the authorities and has made separate bathrooms for both ladies and gents on different locations of the park. For the visitors food points and refreshment stalls are also organized in different places of the park and a restaurant named “Dera” also offers foodstuff and refreshing stuff and to enjoy BBQ the authorities have placed grills on different places of park. On the other hand, visitors mostly bring their own meals to enjoy picnic with their friends and relatives.
To entertain the visitors the management has also organized live music. CDA encompasses numerous workers that are working in the park that includes gardeners, security guards, sanitary workers and other administrative staff. The parking area of the park is quiet immense and cheap. Security guards are also hired by the authorities for security reasons. For the lovers of different species of birds this place is an ideal place as it consist of all variety of birds of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. So if you go to Islamabad then don’t miss the adventurous rides of this park.