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Sandbanks Provincial Park

County Road 12, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0, Canada
+1 613-393-3319
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Not as expected

We just return from a short camping trip at Sandbanks. It definitely was not what we had expected... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Timmins, Canada
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Just drove through

We were greeted by a young man at the entry booth and given touring instructions. Since we weren't... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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“sand dunes” (76 reviews)
“outlet beach” (71 reviews)
County Road 12, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0, Canada
+1 613-393-3319
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We just return from a short camping trip at Sandbanks. It definitely was not what we had expected. Understandably the staff cannot control what mother nature has done to the park, but a heads up might have been an order when I called to book...More

Thank khrystey
Reviewed yesterday

We were greeted by a young man at the entry booth and given touring instructions. Since we weren't camping or swimming there was no fee.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately the flooding and rainy weather this year made Sandbanks less enjoyable but that can't be helped. We still made the best of it at both Outlet beach and Dunes beach.

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 4 days ago

I understand that the park employees can't control what has happened to the beach area and the flooding of paths but the rest of my issues should have been taken care of. The wood at the park wood outlet was very wet and that was...More

2  Thank susand04
Reviewed 6 days ago

wonderful beach and sand is so soft great for walking along or swimming very peaceful place great place for children

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Camped here last weekend and was very happy with the park. Gorgeous views of the water, and lots of beach space. From what I heard, the water is way higher than normal and most of the beach is under water, however that being said you...More

1  Thank zulusports13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by here to see what the Sandbanks was all about. Most impressive. After exiting our vehicle, we proceeded a short distance of a hundred years or so. Most of this was on a 4 foot wide web put out on the path. I...More

2  Thank Willrude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we were here, most of the trails were still flooded unfortunately, so can't say much about those, but the beach is the best here! Lovely soft white sand and great views! Would consider camping here with my 2 little boys and spend a lot...More

Thank Annie_sue24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the rains this Spring,which did shrink the main beach by quite a lot, from what we've been told, a short and slightly adventurous wade through mostly knee-deep water will get you to the high sand dunes. It is quite a workout climbing up, but...More

Thank Chantal D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This provincial park has three beaches you can visit with a day pass. We paid $11.25 for our car's entry - regardless of the number of people in the car. Unfortunately while we were there we only had access to two beaches (Outlet and the...More

1  Thank raykz
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Jaime G
We are planning on going to sandbanks for 4 days during the week of June 18th. I was wondering how crowded the beach is usually during that time!! Thanks!
9 June 2017|
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Response from Helen P | Reviewed this property |
The beach is so big it doesn't get overcrowded. BUT the carparks do! If you get there after 9:30am it's a long wait to get to a car spot and hard to find one in the shade. Go early!
We are camping at the outlet campground in a couple of weeks and was wondering how the beach was? We've been hearing that water levels so high that there's no beach left, is this true?
27 May 2017|
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Response from Lee D | Reviewed this property |
The water level is high but there is still a sandy beach. We just got back from sandbanks yesterday
Mike P
Are there any places outside the park to pick up firewood? Wood at provincial parks is garbage. Thank you.
19 May 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is......we buy from Jimmy..... When you leave sandbanks towards the community of Athol towards Piction.....when you come to Athol...l.turn left towards.....Picton......on the right side you will see Large white... More