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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

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Lovely sand dollar beach to walk on

The tide goes out on this beach to stretch for what feels like miles! There are many pouches of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gemma G
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London, United Kingdom
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Stunning

A beach that can keep everyone occupied for hours. Go at low tide when you can walk for ages. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
E H
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tide goes out on this beach to stretch for what feels like miles! There are many pouches of water to entertain little people who are learning about the creatures of our marine life, with micro-crabs and sea life. Perfect sand dollars can be found...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gemma G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beach that can keep everyone occupied for hours. Go at low tide when you can walk for ages. Very well maintained and clean. Sorry we missed the inter tidal lecture. I’m sure it would have given us an even greater appreciation.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank E H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I often walk my pooch here, and soak up the fresh air, big trees, water views. Shoreline erosion in recent years has eaten 100 ft of old growth away on the trail towards San Pareil, and continues. A very worrying scenario, and nothing apparently being...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Varmintz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We we after the best beach on our trip and came at the right time to Rathtrevor beach. The tide was out which allowed us to venture out and have our lunch undisturbed. Great day

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank neiljulie354
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. The beach is incredible and there are so many walking areas. Lots of crabs on the beach.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bill B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rathtrevor Beach Park is a beautiful and peaceful place to go for a walk. It is always clean and tidy and the people who camp/visit there are very friendly!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LizzieNana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 3 year old son just can't get enough of the beach and the playgrounds. Our site was next to the playgroup d and at first we were worried about noise, but it was not that bad. I would recommend this place to anyone

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nhamtrim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed 10 days here, overall experience was a great summer camping holiday. I would offer the following tips! Reserve as soon as you can and be familiar with the web site. The whole site refreshes at 7am so don't have the page up of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PDJemima
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you will never feel that there is a lot of people at the beach because it is HUGE. big parking, signs to help you around, forest nearby, a lot of walking trails for the easy walker, also possible for the bikers

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank pascalvanmelkebeke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is my go to place to walk among nature in the winter. Plenty of parking, outhouses, playground, large sandy beach and many trails to walk or run. A great place to come unwind and be in nature.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Monica B
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Explorer13288619020
September 17, 2019|
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Response from Ian K | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are many sand dollars in January!
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Explorer13288619020
September 17, 2019|
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Response from Sandra K | Reviewed this property |
The white sand dollars you find are dead. They are found in shell piles and tidal pools. They are like seashells, once the animal dies the current takes them to shore. You should be able to find sand dollars anytime of the... More
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