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Sunsets & Sea Glass

As a local many of us take this place for granted. We don't realize how nice it is till we go... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Beautiful, but rocky beach.

This is a beautiful beach to visit with plenty of shoreline to sunbathe on or sit and watch the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As a local many of us take this place for granted. We don't realize how nice it is till we go elsewhere. This beach is huge! The pure amount of sand is just impressive. It is brown sand, and can be hot on the feet...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful beach to visit with plenty of shoreline to sunbathe on or sit and watch the kids playing in the water. The only problem we had was the very rocky sand, which makes it quite painful to walk on barefoot. Everyone was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LaDene M
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

After checking in to a local hotel, we drove a short 2 miles to see Lake Erie. It was windy and a tad cold so not many people were there. A few couples walking their dogs mainly. We talked to one guy that was coming...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lakekeys
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Large beach that is kept very clean. There are lifeguards on duty at intervals along the beach. The walking track seems safe and runs along the beach. There is a concession stand in the middle and bathrooms along the beach that are kept clean with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I was pretty shocked to find such a large sandy beach on Lake Erie, and this wound up being a great 1st beach trip for my 9 month old daughter (without having to drive 6+ hours to a “real” beach.) lots of parking and pretty...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the quiet beach today. Just strolling along the beach. Lots of interesting stones. We'll be back to enjoy this again.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We walked the paved path between the massive parking lots and the beach. The beach is over 1 mile long with the 50-75 yards of sand between the parking and the lake. The sand has some rocks. Normally their is a band of rocks near...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tombW3077AU
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I was there on the Sunday before Labor Day, around 9 AM for a nice walk before my continued drive. The beach was nearly empty. Long, wide beach with plenty of room for lots of people! Lovely lighthouse off in the distance. Many campers walking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank svf1991
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The beach was beautiful, not crowded. I went about 30 minutes before sunset hoping for a nice walk & a pretty sunset. While the sunset did not disappoint, it was a very rough walk. Lots of pebbles, sticks and other items that were not friendly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vicki K
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Took the Mrs. up for a relaxing day at the beach. A great place to walk, sun, and stick your toe in the water. Short (or longer if you like) hikes are possible on the Buckeye Trail as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
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13 July 2018|
Response from Amanda B | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe you can, but they have fire pits at Fairport Harbor
1 July 2018|
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Response from DealScout | Reviewed this property |
It’s a no-fee State Park
James G
4 April 2017|
Response from Tim K | Reviewed this property |
I am guessing because it is a State facility and the season has not officially opened, it will probably not happen until possibly near the end of this month or maybe early to mid May, buy definitely before Memorial Day... More