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Dunes are awesome

We did the dunes trail which is 2.5km ending at the dunes beach. The kids ages 3 - 7 loved it. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
green100
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toronto
via mobile
Fun and pretty beach.

You'll be surrounded by beach dunes with an easy walk from the parking through a lovely wooded... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara M
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the dunes trail which is 2.5km ending at the dunes beach. The kids ages 3 - 7 loved it. The sandy paths with board walks at points kept the kids interested. The big dunes at the end are really amazing. The beach itself...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll be surrounded by beach dunes with an easy walk from the parking through a lovely wooded area. The kids will love the playground if they take a break from playing in the nice shallow water and sandy beach. There are benches and picnic tables...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful beach, the dunes are incredible. The price to pay for parking though is ridiculous. We only went for 2 hours but were forced to pay the full day price (approx $11)

Thank Pinny59
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Better for Family with kids: less windy, warmer water, less waves so better for swimming then the big Sandbanks Park. Can be more crowded for the long weekends...

Thank CdnTraveller244
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is a wonderful beach for kids; roped off and safe, nice and shallow and warm. Not only that, you can climb the sand dunes right next to the beach!

Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Labour Day weekend and the parking lot was full to overflowing. Despite the numbers there was lots of room for the largest gatherings. We didn’t bother taking the path to the main sand dunes and just plopped down near the canteen. The beach was clean...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Kids enjoyed running down the hills into the water. Beach was somewhat dirty (seaweed, grass) and water smelled. Small beach area.

2  Thank BeckyM40_13
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I have friends that grew up in Picton but this is only my 3rd time at the park. After an afternoon in Sandbanks beach, we climbed the Dunes to the highest access point to watch the sunset. Envigorating walk on the dunes & spectacular view...More

1  Thank edenmh58
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We went during the week & were surprised at how crowded it was. Many families with little ones running around, the dunes full of umbrellas, and the feel of a giant picnic! I would love to see it when it’s empty & you can take...More

2  Thank Judith R
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Great beach for families with little kids, it’s shallow and sand is great! Little restaurant and bathrooms close by, parking was full but the beach didn’t feel crowded.

1  Thank Largan3
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