Presqu'ile Provincial Park, Brighton

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Step out into nature with a trip to Presqu'ile Provincial Park, a biodiverse landscape with both beach and marsh for you to uncover. The varied terrain provides 16 km (9.9 mi) of trails and hikes along lapping shorelines, shady woodlands, and lush meadows, creating scenic walks and perfect settings for both on and off road biking. A migration hotspot in spring and fall, the park attracts bird watchers and nature lovers alike, with the 1 km (0.6 mi) boardwalk trail through marsh lending itself perfectly to a spot of bird watching. Look out for the second oldest operating lighthouse in Ontario in the park, with a pastel coastline leading up to its welcoming visitors center. Bring a picnic and take refuge in one of the many picnic areas located across the park. By using our Brighton tour planner , you can arrange your visit to Presqu'ile Provincial Park and other attractions in Brighton.
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  • A wonderful area of mixed forest, beach, marsh and loaded with local history. A gem in the crown of Ontario parks.  more »
  • My wife and I just moved to Brighton so we decided to take a drive threw Presqu'ile Bay park. It is huge and was beautiful. So many walking trails, fantastic beaches and a great lighthouse and eating ...  more »
  • I love it here. 5 minutes from my home and a nice place to go and read, sit in the water or beach and just mellowest. Not to mention the wildlife and rolling waves on a wet stormy day with a hot drink...  more »
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  • Fantastic and well maintained beach. We went as a group and had a blast. There is a huge distance of shallow water so it is good for swimming and just hanging out and playing frisbee or ball. This is doubly good for small kids. The water was clean and the waves were not too bad. In all it was a great way to spend a hot summer day.
  • Beautiful place... Lots of options for hiking, biking, camping or being at the beach. Went on a Monday, mid-day and had a great time checking the place out (no crowds!) Lots of great spots for picnics ( plenty of picnic tables by the water) or just relaxing with the family. Our first time there, but looking forward to going back again soon!
  • Presqu'ile has always been a favorite place for a group family picnic every year since 5 years. There are sites large enough, but even large sites are sometimes hard to get the unit on. Washrooms are worst in all over Ontario looks they they do not maintain them since last two years there is no water in sink and not in taps. Even this year we ask the management people they say the taps are open but they were closed. With kids this place is terrible every time we need to take them to nature center as they have clean good washroom also no BBQ pits provided. Ontario Parks and reservation should take action !!!!
  • Beautiful beaches and hiking trails! The boardwalk trail was a nice walk before swimming. The sand is soft and mostly clean although there were a LOT of flies. Water is beautiful and not deep.
  • Quiet, relaxing. Park has basic picnicking facilities including picnic tables, outhouses and recycle/garbage containers along the southernmost shore.(This is not "Beach #1" or "Beach #2".)The beach by the picnic area is mostly pebbles and small stones. The water is shallow, but the bottom is hard shelving shale layers.
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