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Nickel Beach

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My friend and I came to this beach on a cold and rainy day. It is a lovely beach that looks like... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Suzanne L
New Hamburg, Canada
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Nice beach not far from Niagara Falls

We went here last week during our visit in August 2018 to Niagara Falls. It was an easy 30 min... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Brooke D
New York City, New York
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69 Lake Rd, Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I came to this beach on a cold and rainy day. It is a lovely beach that looks like the shallow waters would be great for children. The sand looks lovely.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We went here yesterday and absolutely loved it. being able to drive into the beach and be steps away from the water was great. the waves were beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

we intended to go to Crystal Beach near Ft. Erie only to discover the parking lot was under total renovation, as my handicapped son has a hard time getting around we quickly ruled this out and headed west on hwy. 3. as we neared Port...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carl A
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Nickel beach hides behind the eyesore of the decaying Nickel Plant, or Yale industries as they call it now, just follow Welland Street southbound till you can't go any further and you are there. The beach is amazingly clean and is one of the few...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Rick G
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We only discovered this beach this summer and have gone several times. We usually take some grand kids with us but have gone alone a couple of times. It is so convenient to be able to drive onto the beach and back up close to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank flynfan
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful beach!! Great for friends, family, everyone!! The water is beautiful and clear. Sand is lovely. Beach is nice and deep. Best beach on Lake Erie.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan D
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We went here last week during our visit in August 2018 to Niagara Falls. It was an easy 30 min drive. You pay $10 and you can park your car on the beach, the sand is very firm. I think you can walk on for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brooke D
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This beach remind you of the great beaches of the USA drive your SUV or pic-up right up to the beach shore drop out coolers inflate your unicorn & flamingo set up your Cabana set up your folding tables roll out your barbecue place the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Doug C
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We went during the Canada Day long weekend. It was really crowded but the beach itself was really clean. The water is shallow so it is great for young children.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Catherine P
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Nickel Beach. Its great, just great. Super clean water, clean of trash and what have you, nice forest walking areas behind the beach. This happens to be one of the last beaches you can drive on in Ontario as well, or so I hear. Want...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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July 13, 2015|
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Response from live2travel2000 |
It's $10 for a car if you want to park on the beach. Otherwise, there's very little parking but walking in is free.