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Sandbanks Provincial Park

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miles of walking along the store

Need a time out? This is where to go! Go barefoot and let the sand go between your totes! or jump... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sandra N
Zurich, Switzerland
Sandbanks dunes

Gorgeous dunes in Quinte. Our own natural wonder. A beach that should be highlighted in every... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nancy W
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County Road 12, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0, Canada
+1 613-393-3319
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Need a time out? This is where to go! Go barefoot and let the sand go between your totes! or jump in the water!

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous dunes in Quinte. Our own natural wonder. A beach that should be highlighted in every Canadian travel guide.

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our cottage had a Parks Pass so we skipped the usual line up to get into Sandbanks. We choose to go on a weekday since we knew weekends in the summer get busy & they will start to turn cars away once the parking lots...More

Thank oddbird2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing provincial park. Great camping with beautiful sand beach. I greatly recommend camping here. Must book way in advance to get a spot.

Thank Traveler98765432
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Provincial park is really worth a visit. There is something for everyone here, great hikes, camping, swimming, a wonderful beach and amazing sand dunes. We were there over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend so it was quiet. I suspect it would be very busy in...More

1  Thank Moose97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No visitor to the county can consider not taking in Sandbanks. With different diverse beaches, walking paths and wildlife it is truly a wonder.

Thank PictonMA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

That’s an amazing place! We come here every year! What a beautiful beach! We always have fun here! And there’s parking as well! Just the changing rooms were not fancy at all!

Thank Eva L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sandbanks beach is incredible. It is beautiful, expansive, clean and wild. I absolutely love it. It can get extremely crowded during peak times, and even be closed due to full capacity early in the day. I always go in the late afternoon or early fall...More

Thank MHDailey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Outer banks and Dunes beaches....didn't have time to hike but would have lvoed to have! In the summer there are long lineups to get in but this past Thanksgiving weekend it was quiet, beautiful, peaceful and beautiful. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Sandbanks is famous for a very good reason. It is fabulous and beautiful. Lovely sand beach that stretches forever. Waves and sun make this the best place to spend a summers day

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Erin S
August 21, 2018|
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Response from sirnea | Reviewed this property |
We did camp this summer and I know there are several places available to chose from. I would suggest to find a map of the park and choose accordingly. We stayed by the river, not quite close to the main beach. All the... More
Michelle M
August 13, 2018|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
Outlet Beach or Sandbanks Beach are the best for swimming and enjoying the waves on a windy day. Dunes Beach is more calm for young children but doesn't have the clear water like Outlet and Sandbanks beach.
August 3, 2018|
Response from Frances P | Reviewed this property |
The entrance is at County road 12. Yes, you can go to all the beaches. Keep in mind that it fills up fast. If your just going for the day, especially on the weekend, you will want to get to the park very early.