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Presqu'ile Provincial Park

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Address: R.R.#4, Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0, Canada
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+1 613-475-4324
07:00 - 22:00
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Hit and miss as to who gets charged.

Went there today and hiked several of the short trails. Very nice spot, however, when I was stopped to pay, the attendant informed that the park was open, so the fee applied. So... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there today and hiked several of the short trails. Very nice spot, however, when I was stopped to pay, the attendant informed that the park was open, so the fee applied. So I paid and went in..but nothing was open. The store was closed. Half of the driveways in to features were gated. The washroom building was closed. The... More 

Thank xray380
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My dog and I went to Presqu'ile on Sunday afternoon and had a great time. We walked around the lighthouse, walked the Newcastle and Pioneer trails, walked along the lakeshore and walked the Marsh Boardwalk. The scenery was breathtaking and the walking was very enjoyable with various terrain but not demanding. I just got my annual Provincial park pass and... More 

Thank Lesley H
Ajax, Canada
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Visited many parks and have been through Presqu'ile a number of times. Always lots to do, hiking, major migratory bird staging area, long sandy beaches, photography, water sports, nature centre, lighthouse and more. Always enjoyable, a great time to reflect on nature and how fortunate we are to have such a beautiful park in Brighton, Ontario.

Thank miller472016
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We are so lucky to have this amazing park at our door. We love the trails and beaches and nature. The grand kids never tire of the Boardwalk and rocky picnic area. So many great rocks to explore. Bring snacks. Bring your morning coffee.

Thank Susan H
Libreville, Gabon
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125 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We came to see the trees change colors in late September and it was beautiful! The Marsh Boardwalk Trail is simply stunning! We were lucky because the summer season was over and there weren't that many people.

Thank FP-MSP
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017

One of my favourite places. Cycling, walking, snowshoesing, birding, in a wonderful setting. Beaches with gorgeous views, the list goes on and on. And there is the lovely Christmas craft market, and Nature Works Soup Hike!

1 Thank Gillian H
Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We have camped at Presqu'ile in the past but prefer to go for a day trip. It's not my favourite provincial park, but it is very pretty. There is ample opportunity to explore nature and view birds on the beaches and on over 16 km of paths and trails and around the lighthouse. It is a large stopover spot for... More 

Thank CdnFullofWanderlust
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56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Come to Presqu'ile and enjoy the marsh boardwalk and Jobes Woods trail. Well maintained and so lovely. The park is pet friendly. Lots of trails to enjoy

Thank calesmom2005
Picton, Canada
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I went to the 25th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show, featuring the work of over 130 of Eastern Ontario's finest Artisans and Crafters, on a weekday instead of the weekend, to avoid any crowds. I drove for almost an hour to get to Presquile Park, arriving about 11 am. Well, I found long rows of cars lined up at... More 

Thank shellartist
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Presqu'ile is an outstanding provincial park. It doesn't have the big sand dunes like Sandbanks but the water is clear for swimming. Lots of camping in either wooded areas or open grass fields. Best part is its not filled with people trying to run from Toronto every weekend.

1 Thank Dave W

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