Sandbanks Provincial Park, Picton

Categories: Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web
Explore on the beaches of Sandbanks Provincial Park. Situated on Lake Ontario, the park boasts three beaches and a large sand dune formation. Take a stroll along the stretches of sand, discover the dunes, or hike the wetland area of the park. You can wwim at Outlet Beach, suitable for children because of its gradual incline, or escape to the limestone cliffs of West Point and have a picnic under the thick shade of trees. The park offers a variety of activities, such as fishing, bird-watching, cycling, and sailing. Put Sandbanks Provincial Park and other Picton attractions into our Picton vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Great beach for summer. Dunne trail was very interesting. The park was good for family with young and elders, hiking trails were like a walk in the park. 
  • This would be a great place to bring the kids to play in the water all day! It reminded me of Wasaga Beach but without the honky tonk. 
  • White sand dunes and a gentle slop into the water make this a very good beach to bring the kids for a swim. 
  • Beach was great as always! Staff at main entrance were very pleasant. We made campsite reservations. The site was very large. During our walk on the dunes trail and at the dunes beach, we noticed a lot of litter and garbage like full pizza boxes, bottles, cans etc. The staff at the store was hit and miss. The first time we visited the store, the staff member barely said anything and just motioned where to go when asking where certain products were located in the store. The second visit was more pleasant with a different staff member. The prices for some items were outrages. We had brought 2 bottles of sunscreen but had ran out on our second day there and had to pay 22$ for a bottle. Other than those minor things, it was a great stay and we will definitely be returning.
  • Great beach...poor washroom services and no food vendors.People should petition the province to return the beach to the people.15$ a day or 150$ a year this is scandalous consider the lack of services. The beach should be for the people it's now for the well to do. Great example how government involvement can screw something up. As the saying goes ..we are the only species that has to pay to be on earth...making us into indentured slaves. Time is now to get government out of our lives. Time for freedom.
  • What a beautiful beach especially with young children, even our 13 month old was able to crawl in the water and let the small waves hit him since it is so shallow and that way for a long ways out. There are washrooms and the beach is kept really clean, only issue is that you must bring everything as there are no umbrella or chair rentals. It is also quite busy but that was not an issue.
  • Wonderful beach, great sand and lots of area for kids to play both in sand and along shoreline. They are also able to walk out quite a ways and it still be shallow. Trees provide shade near back of beach or you can bring umbrella or tent. Only downfall is that on nice days it's absolutely packed and that the price is nuts. Everywhere else in Ontario you can use beautiful beaches along the great lakes for free. This is the only beach like this in our area and you are charged $17 per day whether you show up at 9am or 6pm.
  • One of my favorite Beaches in Ontario aside from Sauble Beach. The water is shallow and safe for kids, the sand is beautiful and soft. Its a outlet beach is the best and normally gets busy during summer weekends so arrive early if you want a good spot. There change rooms and washrooms close to parking/beaches.
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