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Pinery Provincial Park

The Pinery Provincial Park | R.R.# 2, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in Grand Bend
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We purchased a season pass for this park this year for the first time. Went at least seven times. Love their dog only beaches as we got a puppy in March. She loved the water and we loved the privacy and sometimes the sociability of this beach. Beach number two is our choice for the atmosphere and decking leading to... More

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Westerville, OH
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have camped at The Pinery for over three years now and still love it every single time. It is the best campground for kids. Plenty of camp sites that are near the lake, or within a short walk. The campsites are very clean and large. The campground has a ton of things to do from fishing, canoeing, kayaking, bike... More

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Toronto, Canada
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53 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Pinery Provincial park is minutes away from Grand Bend and has a nice beach front though it can get quite busy during the summer season. Watch out for the weather, can play spoil sport with your beach plans with gusty, cold winds. Park fees are quite steep to get into the park to access the beach, Pinetree road at the... More

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Thorold, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My wife stayed near the Sand Dunes only a short walk from the lake. It was a fantastic and relaxing trip. The lots are huge with plenty of privacy. If you enjoy camping than it is definitely worth taking a week and setting up a tent. I can't wait to go back!

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LaSalle, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The park is at it's best when the summer has come to an end and the fall weather is upon us. The crowds have gone home and the diehards, the true campers, are here. Nights are dark, and can be chilly, but a warm fire sets the night aglow, and warms the heart and soul. This week, mother nature brought... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Amazing place this time of year (October, 2014). Wonderful Autumn Colors, fabulous weather and beaches to walk on.

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It is early October. Beautiful Lake Huron - quiet on the fist night, raging whitecaps the second day. Beautiful and clean beaches.

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Waterloo, Canada
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We've never camped at the Pinery in peak season. We camp at the Pinery in April each year and the quietness and natural setting is amazing. We spent a great deal of time watching muskrats and ducks in the Ausable River, which was right beside our campsite. Walking on the Riverside, Hickory and Bittersweet Trails are some of our favourite... More

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Ontario, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We love the Pinery! I've been reading some of the negative reviews and want to speak to some of those. First of all, it's not Muskoka, it doesn't have the small lakes and rocky outcroppings, it's southern Lake Huron! Of course it has bugs, it's in the forest, lol. The river is not man made, it's a river that has... More

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Alliston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

beach, hiking trails, camping, bike and canoe rentals, dog friendly beach, gift shop, unique, rare ecological system of trees, tundra, dunes

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