Gabriola Sands Provincial Park, Gabriola Island

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  • September 4, 2017
    Two great beaches, one good for the morning, the other for the afternoon. Lovely and sandy on one of them, great views on the other one.  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Easy to find and some areas for free parking. If you have young kids, they can play in pure white sand, or you can go to the other beach and explore the sand stone rocks. Either side is easy walking b...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    Great beach, easy and safe for the kids, lots to explore and discover, and the adults will have a great time exploring or just relaxing.  more »
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  • May 8, 2017
    Our go-to family picnic spot. Tables on either side, but we prefer the ones on the east/south side, where the bay is narrower and it's easy to keep track of small children. Wide tidal flats are awesome for beachcombing and playing. We do bring the dogs, but keep them tied up carefully. (Bring baggies - there is no dispenser here.) We bring our mini tabletop propane BBQ as well, which is allowed. Good cell reception here also means that I can work from here on warm days. The bobs floating out in the bay mark crab traps. If you want to do any crabbing, you will need a small boat, but I understand it's quite good here. The lawn on the west side has a large cottonwood with a rope swing. Plenty of sun and perfect spot to launch a kayak, paddle board or even small boat, if you can carry it in.
  • August 10, 2016
    Lovely coves ...soft sands if the tide is out. Grassy on one side ...beautiful picnic spot. Nice place to lay out a blanket for the day.
  • June 25, 2017
    Beautiful secluded sandy beach
  • July 17, 2016
    2 great sandy beaches with a steady incline into the water. Perfect bay for paddle boarding and swimming.
  • September 3, 2016
    One of many great beaches on Gabriola. Best at mid to high tide.

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