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Basin Head Provincial Park

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Address: Off Route 16, Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Phone Number: (902) 652-8950
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This park has a great beach with nice sand, facilities are good though far from beach area including an uphill climb to get to them. Park has an area where you can jump off a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This park has a great beach with nice sand, facilities are good though far from beach area including an uphill climb to get to them. Park has an area where you can jump off a walking bridge or sides of a man made chute. When the tide is low it creates a current that pulls you out into ocean/beach area... More 

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Brewer, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The beach is amazing and the sands really do sing when you walk on them. Join in the fun and jump off the bridge. This beach is a must when visiting PEI.

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My fiance and I decided to check out PEI on our way back from Cape Breton. We were told by a PEI native to check out "Singing Sands" or otherwise known as Basin Head Provincial Park. Everything was unfortunately closed (we had just missed the shops there) but we walked down to the beach and it was lovely. It was... More 

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New Hampshire
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Park has everything you'd want: nice protected sand beach, changing rooms, life-guards, fisheries museum, picnic tables, ice-cream shop.

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I love the nice sand dunes and the quality of the sand on this beach. The beach is also very popular with teenagers / kids since it is possible to jump off a bridge into a river that leads out into the ocean. I make a point to drive 1.5 hours to this beach a couple of times every summer.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Loved this beach! It was thanks to a review I read on here that we decided to go. Beautiful white sand with great views gift shop nearby too

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My 8 and 9 year old boys got the biggest kick off of jumping off the bridge! There are signs everywhere saying "no jumping" but they also have a lifeguard posted at the bridge. Beautiful beach too. Worth the drive!

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Quispamsis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Easy access... Great wharf that has "no jumping or diving from the wharf", but a lot of people do! I did and it's a blast. Beautiful sandy beach where you can walk for miles.... I did not see one single jellyfish!! (unlike beaches on the North side of the Island I visited) Clean beach with change rooms and showers as... More 

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Cannington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time at the beach. Beautiful white sand and fantastic snack bar. Cheese burgers were awesome. It was a perfect way to spend the day. The staff were very nice as well

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The beach was quiet when we went due to cloudy and rainy weather but it was a beautiful walk along the shore. My toddler loved it just for the sand! Very nice lifeguards gave us directions to our lunch venue.

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Additional Information about Basin Head Provincial Park

Address: Off Route 16, Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Phone Number: (902) 652-8950
Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Souris
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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