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Address: Wawa, Ontario, Canada

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Huge waves

Great spot to go on a windy day. The waves are very large, but be careful the undertow could pull you away quickly. Beach made up of century old pebbles that are all rounded, and... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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548 reviews
223 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016

I wouldn't recommend this beach for swimming it's too rocky. This beach seemed like a "locals favorite" sort of place. There were huge waves so I would also wonder about undertow here. This could be a nice place to look at the stars. It's located 5 miles or so outside Wawa.

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Thank photoguywisconsin
Kingston
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Great spot to go on a windy day. The waves are very large, but be careful the undertow could pull you away quickly. Beach made up of century old pebbles that are all rounded, and of many shapes. The sounds and the mist are truly magnificent.

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Thank harryinkingston
Michigan
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful, rocky beach. Worth getting to and relaxing. Wear swim socks as it is very rocky, but beautiful!

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Thank Mary Kay G
Chicago
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2015

The "Government Dock Beach" is classically Canadian. We have so many extremely literal places and locations. The Beer Store. The High Falls. The Government Dock Beach. In this case, a little history lesson might be worthwhile. This glorious, roaring stretch of Lake Superior has long been a source of economic activity; lumber, hydroelectric power, and mining form a trifecta of... More 

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Owen Sound, Canada
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84 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2015

Good place to visit, especially if your heading east to Timmins. Good spot to stretch your legs and enjoy scenery/beach. Mining monument is a nice touch.

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Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Gorgeous. Well kept, clean sandy beach that goes for miles, lovely views with great photo opportunities.

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Thank dartex
East Granby, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

It was a pleasant warm day (72f and humid). Locals only beach. Take a walk along the coarse sand and climb up the flat rocks that jut out to lake superior. Be careful with the slippery rocks. There's a secluded inland lagoon where campers pitch tent. Be respectful of campers. If you want privacy explore this area of saws. Go... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great views of of harbour. Nice walk, not very busy. If you are a kayaker this is heaven. Check out the lookout just prior to making way down to the beach.

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Thank WestRouge
Harrison, Michigan
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49 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2014

Nice dock and beach for the town of Wa Wa. Be sure and visit the big drill machine at the top of the beach. Very interesting machine to see!! If time go to Potholes Prov. Park down the road. It is Worth The Drive !!

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Thank GOODGUY1212
Sussex
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Dock (didn't know its name then) was very clean. The stone work for the stairs, planters, etc were top notch and the flowers were beautiful! There were very few people there when we visited - very peaceful!

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