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Basin Head Provincial Park
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Souris
Certificate of Excellence
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Newmarket, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quick visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

Made a quick pits top here after most visitors had left for the day. Pretty scenery. saw some kids jumping into the water and they looked like they were loving it.

Visited August 2013
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English first
New York City, New York
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165 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
“Your kids will go crazy for this beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

... but it is also incredibly picturesque.

For them, the big excitement is jumping off the bridge into the river as it rushes to the ocean. My kids (10,11,14) could not get enough of it. It is fun to watch, too. I can't help but think they would never allow it in a US park. Good old-fashioned thrills!

For parents, the setting is just lovely. The trees and rocks that line the river, the wide expanse of beach and sea grass. The faded old "barns" that the Park Service houses facilities and operations in.

This is one of our fondest memories of our 3-week trip.

Visited August 2013
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Summerside, Canada
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fun and Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

A right of passage for kids on PEI and travellers - jump off the bridge and play on the singing sands.. Don't leave PEI without playing here.

Visited July 2013
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Owen Sound, Ontario
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110 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Terrific Spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

Lots of fun for everyone. Long beautiful white sand beach. There was a fair bit of debris (beer cans and waste) but overall - great.
The fisheries museum is not worth the money - a few interesting tidbits but thats it.
The "Singing Sands" - WOW - its true. The sand squeaks as you walk. It made for a lot of fun with kids.
The gift shop was fair priced on items as well.
We did not jump off the wharf but it looked like great fun.
We didn't bring a picnic lunch but its a great spot for one.

Visited August 2013
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
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“fantastic beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

Perfect for families with small children. Beautiful setting, warm water, great facilities. Yes, it is incredibly popular, but the liveliness of the scene makes it even more interesting.

Visited August 2013
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