By AlZahra AlDawood and Sultan Al Sughair
Looking for a place to walk or run? Here are some of our favorite spots.
There’s a huge amount of space for runners to exercise freely without being concerned about bumping into others. People of all ages can enjoy their time thanks to all of the playgrounds for children, plenty of spots for meditating, exercising and picnicking.
Location: Prince Muhammed bin Fahd St., Dammam
So green and full of trees, this is the best place to walk in the summer. It also has shorter routes so recommended for beginners.
Location: King Abdulaziz Rd., Al Muntazah, Saihat
The graffiti art and the ships on the other side give the Qatif Corniche a touch of both the modern and the traditional. They also host fun events so it’s always a treat exercising here and taking in the atmosphere.
Location: Khaleej Rd., Qatif
Muraikabat Mountain Park
One of the most popular walking destinations in the EP, the Muraikabat Mountain Park is scenic and spacious. With so many people walking and running around you, you’re likely to stay motivated until you reach your goal for the day.
Location: Yaqoot Alhamawy St. (Alnuman Bin Basheer St.), Dammam
Prince Saud bin Naif Park, Khobar
A favorite among residents of Khobar, Prince Saud bin Naif Park is laid out in a beautiful way with greenery, fountains and scenic pathways. It’s perfect for whether you want a relaxing stroll or a routine run.
Location: Alturki Business Park, Prince Faisal bin Fahd Rd., Dhahran
Jubail’s walkways are found throughout the many parks where you can play, relax and have an all-around great time. Whether it’s a sandy beach area or a green and grassy spot, you’ll find plenty of picnic and barbecue facilities, restaurants, bathrooms, sitting areas and long stretches of walkways to enjoy the scenery. Next time you need to take a stroll, check out any of these places:
Al Fanater Corniche
Al Deffe Park
Al Nakheel Beach
Al Jubail Al Balad Corniche