With just a few weeks left of summer, you might be looking for the perfect way to spend the remaining weekends of the season.
We recommend checking out Sand Hill Park, a sandy paradise located right here in Ontario.
Known as one of Ontario's natural wonders, Sand Hill Park is located on the north shore of Lake Erie. Towering more than 100 metres (350ft) above the lake, the mountain of sand, which was created through a series of glacial events, offers incredible panoramic views of the lake, epic sunsets, a great beach, campgrounds, picnic areas, hiking trails, and so much more.
Whether you want to spend the day hiking on the trails, swimming along the sandy beach, or camping overnight (or all of the above), there's something for everyone to enjoy.
The Sand Dunes
The jaw-dropping sand dunes at Sand Hill Park are like something out of a fantasy movie. Picture gigantic mounds of golden sand that seem to touch the sky–it's a sight you won't believe until you see it with your own eyes. And guess what? You can climb those dunes and soak in the most epic views of Lake Erie and the lush greenery all around.
Taking Advantage of Lake Life
If you thought the sand dunes were cool, wait until you hit the crystal-clear waters of Lake Erie. It's like a giant natural pool, and you're invited to splash around to your heart's content. Whether you're a pro at water sports or just want to chill with a swim, Lake Erie's got you covered. Kayaking, paddleboarding–take your pick and let the water adventures begin.
All The Activities
We promise you won’t be bored for a single second. Sand Hill Park is the place to be for non-stop entertainment. From epic beach volleyball and basketball showdowns to wild rides on the BMX track, there's something for everyone. Shuffleboard and horseshoes add a touch of nostalgia, and if you're feeling artsy, head to the craft and activity bar to unleash your creativity. Feeling peckish? Hit the snack bar for some delicious treats, or have a picnic in one of the coolest spots around. Oh, and don't forget to keep an eye out for those fascinating birds. This place is a birdwatcher’s paradise.
Day Access to the Area
Ready to take on this sandy paradise for a day? It's as easy as a few clicks. Book your admission online beforehand, so you don't miss out on all the fun. Day passes come in different durations, so choose the one that suits your needs. When you arrive, park close to the beach area and get ready for a sun-soaked day you won't forget. Sunscreen, towels, and comfy clothes should probably find themselves in your beach bag, along with water, snacks, and a good book.
Camping at Sand Hill Park
Who says the fun has to end? Stay for the night and camp under the stars at Sand Hill Park. The camping sites are gorgeous, with all the facilities you need to keep the good times rolling. Gather around the campfire, roast some marshmallows, and create memories that'll stick with you forever.
With its awe-inspiring Sand Dunes, lake adventures, and endless activities, Sand Hill Park is a beach haven that'll leave you feeling as refreshed after an island getaway. So pack your bags, round up your crew, and get ready for the time of your life at this sandy paradise.