Sandbanks Provincial Park, Picton

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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. To visit Sandbanks Provincial Park and other attractions in Picton, use our Picton day trip tool.
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  • As soon as you enter the park, you are greeted with a short winding road with beautiful autumn trees on either side, making it look like you're in a diff country. Bikers and hikers everywhere too...  more »
  • This provincial Park is one of the Centers of Prince Edward County. It is big park offering many types of camping/overnights, beaches. The best sandy beaches in Ontario and far larger than Wasaga...  more »
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  • Amazing sand... the finest sand on the fresh water beaches in Canada till date for me. I would recommend this place to anyone who loves a good outing on a sandy beach. The amenities are top notch. Try to park in P8 parking lot. They have a good blue access mat over the sand so you don't have to drag your strollers or carriages.
  • The beaches at Sandbanks Provincial Park are great - 3 main beaches with Dunes beach being the more 'sheltered' beach with calmer waters. Outlet beach has a large stretch of sandy beach with lots of room for families to 'claim a spot' on the beach. The water slopes out gradually allowing a good area in the water to wade and play. The beach has protected dunes but the park has walking trails to explore protected areas. Great biking trails as well. Washrooms and change facilities available. Best to avoid busy long weekend crowds unless that's your thing. There are fees for park entry to beaches.

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