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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 12 December 2018
Msalcius35
via mobile
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 17 November 2018
LaDene M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good walk to get to the water with all the beach area. Plenty of free parking. Lots of seas gulls!! Lots of room to spread out on this hidden gem Walking trails on the outskirts of the lake

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rob Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very nice park, however it is not dog friendly. It's the largest beach in ohio and you think that they could make part of that dog friendly

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed 24 January 2019

A little rocky, but absolutely awesome beach. So big, and spacious. Great parking areas. Picnic tables and snack bar available, Plants and life associated with salt water are found here, so unusual. You will have a fairly long walk from your car to the beach....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank njbrfreedomfarm
Reviewed 7 January 2019

This used to be a very nice and clean beach. I used to come here every morning to swim. Not anymore. The water is dirty and there are so much garbage in the sand.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank galinatravels
Reviewed 2 January 2019

The weather was not too bad, was able to throw a line, caught several perch, catch & release,, nice to be out

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GayleP866
Reviewed 12 December 2018 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
Thank Msalcius35
Reviewed 17 November 2018

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
Thank Ellen043018
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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fuzzy1218
13 July 2018|
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Response from Amanda B | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe you can, but they have fire pits at Fairport Harbor
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Response from DealScout | Reviewed this property |
It’s a no-fee State Park
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James G
4 April 2017|
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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
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