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Canatara Park

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Beautiful Park to visit

Wonderful place to visit, ample free parking, lovely pond alive with so much wildlife. Visited on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christina M
Chicago, Illinois
Great park for young and old alike

This is a very well kept park. It has a lot of nature trails where you can see a host of small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarnia, Canada
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“animal farm”(98 reviews)
“lake huron”(66 reviews)
“walking trails”(18 reviews)
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1200 Lake Chipigan Drive, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7N2, Canada
+1 519-332-0330
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All reviews animal farm lake huron walking trails beautiful beach petting zoo point edward small lake something for everyone playground equipment great place picnic tables get togethers sandy beaches lots of picnic areas change rooms open fields hot august nights
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful place to visit, ample free parking, lovely pond alive with so much wildlife. Visited on an unusually warm October day and saw so many people of various ages enjoying the nature surrounding us.

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very well kept park. It has a lot of nature trails where you can see a host of small wildlife to rare birds. The petting zoo has a lot of friendly animals that truly seem to enjoy all the attention they can...More

Thank cliffordguy
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We went to look for Monarch butterflies migrating. We only saw a few but were impressed with the large, clean, beautiful park. The beach was rocky but perfect for walking on and looking for stones. There were several clean restrooms. Lots of grass, parking and...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great spot, something for the whole family.Lots of playgrounds, perfect beach, lots of bbqs,open sports field, walking trails and an animal farm for the kid in you.

Thank 222tracker
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is a nice, quiet beach. I like the idea of the matting from the parking lot down to the beach as it makes walking in the sand so much easier.

1  Thank ClassyFreeSpirit
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This big parcel of land was donated back some 70+ years ago, and the Town has done a great job to offer many services for everyone @ NO COST!! There is so much to do plus swimming on some amazing beaches.....goto stop here if in...More

Thank Terry V
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a few hours on the beach. Rocky but nice beach overall. Change rooms available. Pretty big and very green park. Lots of grass to run around and play, multiple play areas (swings, slides etc) and lots of covered places to have a picnic....More

Thank katqe
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Before crossing over the bridge to continue our drive home, we decided to grab some snacks and have a picnic at the beach. A quick online search recommended this one to us - and it did not disappoint. There was plenty of parking and picnic...More

Thank Newfie_Screech
Reviewed 20 August 2018

a true blessing to have this park in the city, nice hiking, animal farm and beautiful beach, picnic and play areas as well

Thank laurel1313
Reviewed 13 August 2018

While visiting it suggested that we go to sit on the beach in Canatara Park and enjoy a sunset. Even though it was not a great sunset we did get to watch a cargo ship pass so all was not lost. This park is a...More

1  Thank sbpep
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12 July 2018|
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Response from H H | Reviewed this property |
There are no rocks at Canatara Beach now. The storms have removed them to a beautiful sandy beach. Beaches change from day to day. I would recommend you buy water shoes for any beach you visit.
21 May 2018|
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Response from Tesslady | Reviewed this property |
It is not really a petting zoo but their are geese, ducks walking around free in the walking areas. And there are horses, cows, rabbits, lamas that are in open area pens that will come up to the fence and you can sometimes... More
ReGina M
10 November 2016|
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Response from Tesslady | Reviewed this property |
When visiting another country you always need a passport to cross borders. A very handy thing to have always with you in your travels. Mine is renewed for the next 10 years and I visit the USA from Canada about once every... More