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Long Point Provincial Park

Located along the northwest shore of Lake Erie, a short distance from Port Rowan is Long Point Provincial Park, Ontario's fourth oldest Provincial Park. Established in 1921 it has been designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve because of its biological significance.

Long Point Provincial Park is located on a sandy spit of land that juts out into Lake Erie. It offers over 1.5 kilometres of sandy beach and 256 camp sites spread out over four campgrounds.

Long Point Provincial Park is famous for its migrating birds during spring and fall, and attracts thousands of birdwatchers each year. There have been almost 400 different species recorded on Long Point making it one of the largest bird and waterfowl migration areas in North America.

Places to Explore

Backhouse Heritage Conservation Area
Hillman Marsh
Long Point Provincial Park
Point Pelee National Park
Port Burwell Provincial Park
Rock Point Provincial Park
Ruthven Park, National Historic Site
Taquanyah Conservation Area
Vittoria Conservation Area
Wintering Site, National Historic Site

Ontario Towns and Cities

Long Point, Ontario
Normandale, Ontario
Port Dover, Ontario
Port Maitland, Ontario
Port Rowan, Ontario
Port Ryerse, Ontario
Port Stanley, Ontario
Turkey Point, Ontario
Vittoria, Ontario
Waterford, Ontario
York, Ontario


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