Great Lake Beaches

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Here’s a list of Great Lake beaches.  We haven’t had a chance to get to every beach here but are “working” our way around to all of them.  Tell us what you think of the ones you have visited!

Ontario, CANADA

Bayfield, ON

Bayfield Beach - Detailed review to follow The Bayfield Main Beach is a small, sandy beach in the village of Bayfield on Lake Huron. It is walking distance to Bayfield's Main Street and the pier at [...]

Blue Mountain, Northwinds beach (Lake Huron, Georgian Bay)

Northwinds Beach - Review to follow    Map to the Beach! Weather in Collingwood, ON Questions, comments, your review?  

Bruce Peninsula, Singing Sands Beach – (Lake Huron)

Singing Sands Beach (Bruce Peninsula) - Review to follow Map to the Beach! Weather in Tobermory, ON

Coburg Beach, (Lake Ontario)

Cobourg Beach - review to follow        Map to Cobourg Beach! Weather in Coburg, ON

Fort Erie, Crystal Beach – (Lake Erie).

Crystal Beach   Map to Crystal Beach! Weather in Fort Erie, ON

Grand Bend – (Lake Huron)

Grand Bend Beach - Review to follow. Map to Grand Bend Weather in nearby Goderich, ON

Grand Bend, The Pinery – (Lake Huron).

The Pinery (Grand Bend) - Detailed review to follow    Our good friends Grant & Karen LOVE this place!  They say it is a fantastic place to kick back and relax on the beach.  We [...]

Lion’s Head beach – (Lake Huron, Georgian Bay)

Lion's Head Beach - Review to follow     Map to Lion's Head Beach Weather in nearby Wiarton, ON

Long Point – (Lake Erie). Our “go to” beach. Love this sand!

Long Point Beach, Norfolk County. LongPoint 1 arriving at Long Point long point ship wrecks long point 6 What great beach! Long Point is a sand spit on the north shore of Lake Erie, part [...]

Manitoulin Island, Province Bay beach (Lake Huron)

Province Bay beach - Review to follow. Map to Manitoulin Island Weather in nearby Tobermory, ON

Meaford, Memorial Park, (Lake Huron, Georgian Bay)

Memorial Park beach - Review to follow Map to Memorial Park beach. Weather in nearby Collingwood, ON

Midland – Balm Beach (Lake Huron, Georgian Bay)

Balm Beach - Review to follow.     Map to Balm Beach Weather in Midland, ON

Morpeth (South of Chatham), Rondeau Park, (Lake Erie)

Rondeau Beach - Review to follow    Map to Rondeau Provincial Park, home of the Rondeau beach! Weather at Rondeau Provincial Park

Nobel – Killbear Provincial Park (Lake Huron, Georgian Bay)

Killbear Provincial Park beach - review to follow Map to Killbear Provincial Park. Weather in nearby Parry Sound, ON

Parry Sound, Waubuno beach – (Lake Huron, Georgian Bay)

Waubuno Beach - Review to follow. Map to Waubuno Beach. Weather in Parry Sound, ON

Pelee Island, East Beach – (Lake Erie)

Point Pelee East Beach - Review to follow Map to Point Pelee East Beach Weather in Leamington, ON

Penetanguishene, Awenda Provincial Park – (Lake Huron, Georgian Bay)

Awenda Provincial Park beach - Detailed review to follow. From Ontario Parks:  "What You'll Like in addition to the beach: Over 2,900 hectares of forested land on the shores of Georgian Bay, 31 kilometres of trails, Summer interpretive [...]

Port Burwell – (Lake Erie). Haven’t tried the beach but have checked out the Canadian Navy submarine.

Port Burwell beach - Detailed review to follow.       There is a free public beach at the end of Robinson Street but the "nice" beach is in the Provincial Park. Map to Port Burwell Provincial [...]

Port Dover – (Lake Erie). Great shops, nice beach. Check out the Friday the 13th event!

Port Dover - Detailed review to follow.     Fun town to beach at!  Lots of great places to eat, summer theatre, public change rooms (across from Willie's), cool stores ... this place has it all! [...]

Port Stanley – (Lake Erie). Our friend Gerry SWEARS by this beach.

Port Stanley - Detailed review to follow.  Our friend Gerry LOVES this beach.  Nice little town to walk around & shop, a cool train ride, restaurants along the beach, tons of parking, a nice little [...]

Prince Edward, Sandbanks Provincial Park (Lake Ontario)

Sandbanks Provincial Park - Lake Ontario Review to follow.  Map to Sandbanks Weather in nearby Belleville, ON

Rock Island (Lake Superior)

Rock Island beach Review and map to follow    

Rock Point, near Dunnville, – (Lake Erie)

Rock Point Provincial Park Beach - Review to follow.         Map to Rock Point Beach! Weather in Dunnville area (Pt Colborne, ON)

Sarnia, Canatara Park (Lake Huron) – 1200 Lake Chipican Dr

Canatara Park - Sarnia.  Review to follow Map to Canatara Park beach Weather in Sarnia, ON

Sauble Beach (Lake Huron). Classic beach

Sauble Beach - Great BIG fun! Amusement park nearby, shopping, restaurants and a great BIG beach!  We've been there when the kids were younger and loved it.  (Young family tip: we stayed about 20 minutes [...]

Schreiber, Terrace Bay beach (Lake Superior)

Terrace Bay beach - Review to follow    Map to Terrace Bay beach Weather in nearby Thunder Bay, ON

Tobermory – (Lake Huron)

Tobermory - Map and review to follow Weather in Tobermory, ON

Toronto – Bluffers (Lake Ontario)

Bluffers Beach - Toronto.  Review to follow. Map to Bluffers Park Beach Weather in Toronto

Toronto – Cherry Beach (Lake Ontario). Childhood fav!

Cherry Beach - Toronto.  Review to follow.   Map to Cherry Beach Weather in Toronto

Toronto – Hanlon’s Point (Lake Ontario)

Hanlon's Point beach, Toronto - CLOTHING OPTIONAL BEACH - review to follow. Map to Hanlon's Point beach Weather in Toronto

Toronto – Sugar beach (Lake Ontario). My sister took us here, pretty cool. Great area to explore … but no swimming access.

Sugar Beach, Toronto - NO SWIMMING ACCESS but still cool to visit - Review to follow. Map to Sugar Beach Weather in Toronto

Toronto – Ward Island (Lake Ontario)

Ward's Island Beach, Toronto - review to follow.    Map to Ward's Island Weather in Toronto

Toronto – Woodbine (Lake Ontario)

Woodbine Beach, Toronto - review to follow.     Map to Woodbine Beach Weather in Toronto

Turkey Point – (Lake Erie). Great mountain biking too!

Turkey Point - Review to follow   Nice beach, limited restaurants along beach (I love Circus Room at Hwy 24 & Turkey Pt Road), playground near by, great mountain bike/hiking trails, change rooms & lots [...]

Wasaga Beach (Lake Huron)

Wasaga Beach - Review to follow Map to Wasaga Beach Weather in Collingwood, ON

United States (details to follow)