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Point Pelee National Park

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Nature's delight

Cold in November and had the place to ourselves. Warmer weather and you'll enjoy the beaches... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
J V
back again and again

Back in 1986, in Sept, Monarchs drew me from US, and now back in July and Oct 2018, Went kayaking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cspirt
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Established in 1918, this small yet popular park is home to a variety of trees and birds.
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407 Monarch Lane | Rr 1, Leamington, Ontario N8H 3V4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cold in November and had the place to ourselves. Warmer weather and you'll enjoy the beaches, waters and the museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank J V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back in 1986, in Sept, Monarchs drew me from US, and now back in July and Oct 2018, Went kayaking, hiking and picnicking, as well as beach combing, of course wildlife viewing

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cspirt
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Pelee Park is a great visit for families. You can park at one of the many beach sites or as we did because Oct is cold and wet, park at the main visitor centre [for free] and take the trolley to the tip area. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barry B
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We come here often just to enjoy the scenery or to have a family picnic. To buy an entrance fee every time gets expensive but the pass is really worth it if you go often.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MacKenzie W
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

There is so much to do here, I can’t list it all. Every time we come here we always have fun. Whether it is walking on the boardwalk in the marsh, walking to the tip of The Point, riding our bikes along the bike path,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jon H
Reviewed 28 October 2018

My husband and I enjoyed a great day Oct. 24, 2018 at the Point Pelee National Park. We enjoyed the trails, bird lookouts, movie skit and trolly ride to the "point" tip. Please note that there is however road and park construction going on and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank planningatrip
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We LOVE this place in the dead of winter but recently made our first trip in the fall. Absolutely wonderful place to visit! The waves are almost as big as being at the ocean! Gorgeous views, fantastic wildlife, and plenty to do at the park...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AAmyA
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Plenty of trails, campgrounds, and beaches. The park is quite popular through the summer, so going in October was not busy at all. I hadn't been in over 10 years and couldn't believe how much further you could once walk out to the point! We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deeee1985
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Spent a lovely afternoon hiking, loved that everywhere we went the park was immaculately clean and staff was so pleasant and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karma43
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Make sure you take a walk on the beach all the way to the point. Amazing that so many people don't do that last effort. Unfortunately this visit (my second) the biting fly's were out in full force. In any event it is cool to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank reedklein
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DorisP394
24 July 2018|
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Response from ICFY95 | Reviewed this property |
As of 24 July 2018, the beach is considered unsafe for swimming The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has a page that gives updtes for all beaches in the area. Just search Windsor-Essex County Health Unit and that will get... More
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explorerKT
10 July 2018|
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Response from Angela_and_Brodie | Reviewed this property |
Pet's are certainly allowed in the area, they're just not allowed INSIDE the Otentik.
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21 June 2018|
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Response from Ginette H | Reviewed this property |
For ticks, do what we do. Wear jeans, socks, closed footwear and bring a lint roller to pass over your shoes, socks and clothing. Always have mosquito spray with you; but as to how much mosquitos there will be on your visit... More
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