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A mix of rock and sand

This beach is a mix of rounded rock and sand. You can find places to put down your towels at low... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
travelhog123
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Upstate New York
Nice Beachfront

We really enjoyed a walk along the beachfront late afternoon. The beach is clean, there is a long... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
DeathRacerEdmonton
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“A mix of rock and sand”
11 Mar 2018
“THIS BEACH WAS RUINED YEARS AGO”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is a mix of rounded rock and sand. You can find places to put down your towels at low tide, but high tide will move you up into the rocks. There is a constant wind and a fine black grit (likely coal bits)...More

Thank travelhog123
Reviewed 12 March 2018

At one time, prior to being a Provincial Park, this was a glorious place with amazing sand dunes and waves and swimming. Then came the most toxic coal burning Nova Scotia Power Generating Station in plain view of Dominion Beach. It is considered the most...More

1  Thank Wailinsoul
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is amazing place. On the Atlantic side, there are many waves and lots of wind. On the other side is a lake and its quite peaceful. Ducks are happy there. I enjoyed the ocean the most. I liked how wild it was! The boardwalk...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We really enjoyed a walk along the beachfront late afternoon. The beach is clean, there is a long sand bar, and the bay breaks the waves slightly before hitting shore. The water wasn't too cold, as there was probably twenty people swimming. There are also...More

Thank DeathRacerEdmonton
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went here one day in the afternoon to do some beach combing. It was a super windy day so make sure to dress warm. We found some nice pieces of beach glass & pottery. We went another day and we were so suprised how...More

1  Thank alitrem
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Dominion Beach has weathered many devastating storms over the years, but is still one of my favorite beaches in Atlantic Canada. Sand and rock make up the beach and it's ideal for families with young children. The beach is very long and perfect for beach...More

Thank Capergal51
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Some upgrades since I was a kid. Boardwalk bathrooms change house. This poor beach gets demolished every winter. But that's the North Atlantic Ocean! Water too cold for this now Florida girl! 58 degrees when I was there.

Thank jansterPittsburghPa
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The view of the windmills and the power plant took away from the whole beach experience for me. We visited on a rainy day which didn't help, but after exploring other beaches on the island, this one didn't measure up. It was close to Sydney...More

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

I read reviews online that this was a great beach for sea glass hunting. We found about 15 nice pieces in an hour. There is plenty of parking on site, public bathrooms, and a nice long beach.

Thank JeepGirl19
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I use to take my dog there, leashed.
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