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Alerts and Advisories as of: July 30, 2021

Fire Bans

No firebans at this time

There are no fire restrictions at this time.

Boil Water Advisory

No boil water advisory at this time

There is no boil water advisory at this time.

Beach Postings

A "posting" is an indication of elevated bacteria levels in the water, not intended as an indication of operational status.

Beach Name Sample Date Posted
Dunes Beach July 26, 2021 No beach posting at this time
Lake Ontario Beach July 26, 2021 No beach posting at this time
Outlet Beach July 26, 2021 No beach posting at this time
Full listing of all beaches

Park Advisories

1 Sandbanks is open for overnight stays (camping and roofed accommodations) and day-use. New in 2021 day-use reservations are required to guarantee entry.

** Important ** When the park reaches day-use capacity, only those with valid permits/reservations are allowed to enter the park. For capacity updates, please monitor our Twitter page:

** Pre-Registration ** To assist with faster check-in times for camping and day-use, please pre-register all occupants of your campsite (6 people maximum per campsite) and vehicle license plate details through your Ontario Parks Reservation account.

Main Gate Hours:
8:00 am – 11:00 pm Mon – Thurs
8:00 am – 12:00 am Fri – Sun

West Lake Campground:
Located across from Dunes Beach.
Open 8:00 am – 10:00 pm Daily
NEW 2021: Firewood is available for purchase at this location.

Friends Gift Shop & Discovery Centre:
Located at the West Lake campground office
Open 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Daily
“Book a Naturalist” by email at:

Wood Yard & Rentals:
Located past the park store on the Outlet River
Open 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Mon - Thurs
Open 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Fri - Sun & Holiday Monday

Canoes, kayaks and paddleboards are available for rent at a reduced capacity, on a First Come First Served basis.

Information and Park Warden Office:
Located beside the main park administration office
Open 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon - Fri

Park Administration Office:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Mon - Fri
Sat/Sun by chance

Currah’s Park Store & Restaurant:
Outlet Beach Location
Open 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Daily
Dunes Concession
Open 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Daily