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Sandbanks Provincial Park

Barrier Free

All comfort stations within the park have barrier-free access. A one kilometre loop at the beginning of the Sandbanks Dunes Trail is barrier-free.

Boat Launch(es)

A seasonal boat launch is located in the Outlet River A Campground. It is suitable for boats less than 18 feet. Boat launch facilities for larger boats are available outside the park.

Comfort Station(s)

Comfort stations complete with showers, flush toilets and laundry facilities are located in all campgrounds at Sandbanks with the exception of Richardson campground.

Day Use

Outlet Beach, Lakeshore and Dunes Beaches are popular day use areas. All three have sandy beaches with emergency phones (but no lifeguards). Picnic tables are also available. Dunes Beach has three mini picnic shelters close to the beach which can be reserved online or by phone.

Obtain your daily vehicle permit up to five days in advance to guarantee your day use spot at this park.

Visit the Ontario Parks day use page to learn more.

EV Charging Station

Located at the West Lake comfort station, Sandbanks has one commercial electric charging station with one port (meaning one vehicle can charge at a time). Available only during April 1 to November 1. Brand is EVR-Green 4000 Leviton EV Charging.

Flush Toilets

Flush toilets are located in all campground comfort stations. The Outlet, Sandbanks and Dunes Day Use areas have outhouses or vault privies.


Laundry facilities are located in each one of the campground comfort stations.

Park Store

The Friends of Sandbanks Nature Shoppe is located at the Visitor Center and the main park office and is stocked with a variety of Sandbanks souvenirs, clothing items, artwork, nature books, guides and much more. The Shoppe is open daily during the operating season.

Currah’s Park Store and Grill located at the Outlet Beach day use area offers visitors a full line of camping supplies, ice, beach toys, groceries and souvenirs. The restaurant features fresh salads, vegetarian dishes, and traditional grill favourites.

Currah’s Dunes Grill and Patio is located at the Dunes Beach overlooking the sand dunes and offers ice cream and grill favourites.

Picnic Shelters

There are two large picnic shelters in the park, one located at the Dunes day use area and the second located at the Outlet Beach area by the amphitheatre. Reservations can be made online or by phone.


Canoes, Kayaks and Stand-Up Paddleboards are available for rent at the wood yard. Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs) are available for loan with a $30 refundable deposit. Visitors can also borrow free of charge fishing rods and tackle through the Tackleshare program.

Sandbanks has an all-terrain (beach and shoreline) wheelchair and one floating (more submersible) wheelchair available to borrow. These are loaned with a $100 refundable deposit on a first come basis commencing July 1st when the rental location is fully operational.