We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Nickel Plate Drive, Huron, OH
Phone Number: 419 433 7244

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 25 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 4
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Nice beach

My brother and I were staying in the area to go to Cedar Point. The park wasn't open yet so we decided to go check it out. Very clean beach with great views of Lake Erie. We were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
John W
,
Peru, Illinois
Add Photo Write a Review

25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Peru, Illinois
Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
101 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My brother and I were staying in the area to go to Cedar Point. The park wasn't open yet so we decided to go check it out. Very clean beach with great views of Lake Erie. We were the only ones there as it was a bit chilly so it was nice and peaceful!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Canada
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
33 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The beach wasn't bad shape the day we visited. We didn't find a lot of garbage around. It was quiet. Of course there was nobody around to collect the posted fee for parking. There is a building on the right that is probably a gathering point at night given the number of tea light candles piled up in the corners.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I thought this lake was beautiful! We watched the sun rise over the lake and it was breath taking. The lighthouse also made a very nice back drop!!!! Love this beach!! Will definitely be going back! There is a 5.00 admission for certain times if the year- we didn't have to pay- we went after Labor day,

Was this review helpful? Yes
Granger, Indiana
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

I hate to review any location in a poor light, but this beach is pretty disgusting. Obviously I've been blessed to have experienced much better beaches that I'd call mediocre. This beach we in passing stopped at to simply see an ohio beach, since we were on our way to cedar point.. The beach is in a smaller town, small... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Leo, Indiana
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Enjoyed our time at the beach. Nice sandy beach. The water was clean and calm. Was fairly busy and somewhat difficult to find as there was very little signage. Was disappointed to find there were no restrooms! For $5 a car, and as busy as they were, you would think this is something they could provide.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
82 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Has a playground, grills, bathrooms, volleyball, and picnic tables. $5 fee to park, but when we got there at 8am, no one wa there to pay. Water was beautiful (cold) and the rocks were perfect for skipping. Took some great pics of Lake Erie and Huron pier.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
New Philadelphia, Ohio
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I visited Nickel Plate Beach for the first time this last week and was surprised by how much it felt like I was standing on a beach in California again. Had i been blindfolded and taken there i would have sworn i was at the ocean. It was breathtaking! They have a nice playground area for young children to play... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Candler, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

me and my family and kids went there and it was so fun, it nice to just find a spot and listen to the waves or just relax and enjoy family time, swimming was nice, had great views loved watching the boats and the view was breathtaking, very peaceful and relaxing there is nothing like it, the 5 dollar parking... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mansfield, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

i was there in tne 2013 summer...i recently moved t ohio then and i loved it quiet, beautiful, and extremely peaceful. not over crowd and there is restaurants close by for food in less than 5 min ride. the only negative is the portable potties...but it beats the woods. and they where keep clean. when i visited...ty for the great... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Huron, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

You have to pay to park. I think that's great if they put the money back into the beach.. But when we went there were lots of sticks and it wasn't very clean.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Nickel Plate Beach also viewed

 

Been to Nickel Plate Beach? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Nickel Plate Beach staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?