Sandbanks Provincial Park, Picton
(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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  • We visited Sandbanks for the first time. It is absolutely beautiful and not to be missed. Prince Edward county has lots to offer and Sandbanks is one great place to visit 
  • We had to visit the dunes while visiting Prince Edward County. My girlfriend had never been to sandbanks, as I had a dozen times over 20 years ago with my mother for our amazing summer camping trips, ...  more »
  • This beach was gorgeous and is the most beautiful one I have ever visited in Canada! The water is crystal clear and calm and the beach is wide and unspoiled! It is definitely worth a visit! 
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  • This provincial park is absolutely beautiful, located on some natural sand dunes on the north shore of Lake Ontario. It is an extremely popular and busy park in the summer, so don't expect too much peace and quiet. Due to the large number of people, the staff often have trouble keeping up with cleaning washrooms, etc.
  • This beach is amazing! The $18 for parking is a little high so try to fit everyone and everything into 1 car! It is a little difficult to get around if you haven't been there before so download a map before hand to be able to visit the different beaches! Don't forget a picnic basket too! There aren't very many places to eat around the park and only expensive snack bars in the park.
  • We rented the Jacques cottage for a girls weekend as we have done the last couple of years the weekend after Thanksgiving but we were very disappointed. The water pressure was horrible. Barely could have a shower and the water from the taps in the kitchen was just a trickle. We blew a fuse and when we called the phone # left for emergencies we got a recording and there was no way to leave a message. Drives around the park looking for someone were also unsuccessful so we were without power in parts of the cottage for half of the weekend. Glad it wasn't the heat that was knocked out. The location couldn't be better (right on the lake), but not being able to have a proper shower or having no way to contact anyone was frustrating.
  • Great beach...poor washroom services and no food vendors.People should petition the province to return the beach to the people.15$ 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.
  • I absolutely love this beach! I've been coming here every summer every year and it never disappoints. The sand is soft and smooth, the water is amazing, and there is also a dog friendly area that's awesome.