Rock Point

Why hit the beach at Rock Point Provincial Park?

 

In addition to a lovely one-kilometer sand and pebble beach, budding paleontologists will love searching for exposed fossils in the ancient coral reef that’s embedded in a limestone shelf along the beach.

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Who will love it?

FAMILIES

This sandy beach has a gradual drop off and a smooth rocky ledge that’s filled with fossils. There are also hiking trails and nature programming for children during the summer months and a dog friendly beach for family pets.

CAMPERS

Set up camp at 177 camp sites.

BIRDERS

Watch for over 260 species that have been recorded in the park and make a visit to the bird banding station located within the park.

MOTORCYCLISTS

Try the CRUISE THE COAST ROUTE, a 6-hour, 263-km/163-mile cruise along the scenic north shore of Lake Erie. For a shorter cruise, try the Grand River Route, a 2-hour, 85-km/53-mile ride through Caledonia towards Cayuga then along the historic Grand River.

In and Around Rock Point

Haldimand House & Oasis Drive In

  • 22 Argyle Street South
  • 9057658881

Haldimand House located in the heart of Caledonia providing indoor and outdoor space for unique Boutiques and Artisans. Right next door is the Oasis Drive-In…

Backyard Syrup Making

  • 131 River Road
  • 19057747507

Looking for a fun, educational activity to do with the kids this spring? Try making your own maple syrup in your very own backyard! We’ve got the tools and…

Argyle Street Grill

  • 345 Argyle St.
  • +19057659622

Upscale eatery at family friendly prices in Caledonia. We use fresh and local products whenever we can. Our beef is 10 minutes away, bread baked in…

Bains Road Cider Company

  • 1019 Bains Road
  • +19059795230

Nestled on a quiet gravel road in South Cayuga, Geoff and Melissa McDonald own and operate Haldimand County's one and only winery. Using their own grown 'old…

Barin’s Kitchen

  • 37 Main Street North
  • 2895240099

Customers rave about the delicious, homemade food and friendly staff at Barin’s Kitchen! After you've been once, you'll want to return again and again to try…

Blue Wrapper Cycling Route

  • 61 Ouse St S

Travel the banks of the Heritage Grand River on this 69km route that takes you on paved roads that are mostly flat with a few sections of rolling hills…

Byng Island Conservation Area

  • 4969 Haldimand Rd. 20
  • +19057745755

Byng Island Conservation Area offers campers, anglers, boaters, and day visitors a chance to explore both the Grand River and Lake Erie. Discover the Grand…

Carrousel Bed & Breakfast

  • 51 Winnett St. North
  • 19057725348

Bill and Bernadine would like to welcome you to the Carrousel Bed and Breakfast in the quiet village of Cayuga. Cayuga is located in Haldimand County on the…

Caruso's Family Restaurant

  • 35 Talbot Street East
  • 2897367777

Caruso's is a family restaurant run by no other than the Caruso family. Good food with fresh ingredients made in house, just like home.

Cayuga Grand Vista Trail

  • 55 Munsee St N

The award-winning Cayuga Grand Vista Trail guides pedestrians and cyclists on a scenic loop from the courthouse over the Grand River on the restored CN…

Concession Road Brewing Company

  • 17 Talbot Street East
  • +19059285880

This new brewery is the first of its kind in Haldimand County and is sure to impress. Built out of an old fire hall, Concession Road Brewing offers an open…

Cottonwood Mansion

  • 740 Haldimand 53
  • 19057762538

Cottonwood is an Italianate-style red brick mansion built c. 1865-70 by William Holmes, Jr., as a private residence. Now a living museum with original…

Country Inn Motel

  • 8230 Highway 3 West
  • +19057747363

Enjoy our quiet, clean and cozy country accommodations for some relaxing time away from it all or a trip with the family. The Country Inn Motel’s lodgings…

Cycling Haldimand County

  • Haldimand County
  • 1-800-863-9607

Looking for on-road cycling routes? The Haldimand County Cycling Map features 5 suggested cycling routes with corresponding route cards. Route distances…

Debb's Cuisine on Queen

  • 109 Queen St.
  • +12895180322

At DEBB'S Cuisine on Queen, a meal is more than just food... it's our passion! By combining the freshest local ingredients, creative approach and meticulous…

Dinger's Tap and Grill

  • 29 Main Street North
  • 9057681156

Dinger’s Taps & Grill is a moderate to upscale dining restaurant with a family friendly atmosphere. Located in the heart of Hagersville, their food is…

Dunnville Community Theatre

  • 101 Main Street East
  • +19057749491

Established in 1972, Dunnville Community Theatre provides a cultural outlet for local performers, as well as other talented and enthusiastic individuals that…

Dunnville Farmers Market

  • 131 River Road,
  • +19057747507

The Dunnville Farmers' Market continues to proudly boast of its wide range of locally produced foods, handmade gifts from around the county and regularly…

Dunnville Tours

  • 118 Jarrett Pl
  • +19057412229

Dunnville Tours offer a unique combination of adventure and great service. We believe that being active is the best way to spend your free time. We are…

Edingburgh Square Heritage Centre

  • 80 Caithness Street East
  • +19057653134

Built in 1857, Edinburgh Square Heritage & Cultural Centre, formerly the Caledonia Town Hall and Lock-Up, was designed by noted architect John Turner…

Evanspoint Bed & Breakfast

  • 2236 Lakeshore Road R.R. #9
  • +19057746344

Our 86 acre farm provides, walking trails to the bush, bird watching, picnicking, and cross county skiing in winter. Located beside beautiful Lake Erie…

Executive Fishing, Scuba and Cruising Charters

  • 45 Caithness St E 
  • (289) 439-0455 

Scuba, fishing and cursing charters in Caledonia, Ontario. We offer personal executive service on a 60 mph craft, for a maximum of 4 people. Book early as…

Fisherville Greenhouses

  • 294 Concession 5
  • +19057790710

Fisherville Greenhouses is a family owned business located in Fisherville, 20 minutes south of Hamilton, ON. We are proud to say that Fisherville's Finest…

Fisherville Hotel & Tavern

  • 2 Erie Avenue South
  • 19057793433

Say Yes to your country getaway from the busy city life and spend the weekend at the Fisherville Hotel & Tavern. There are plenty of activities to do…

Fisherville Hotel & Tavern

  • 2 Erie Avenue South
  • 19057793433

Fisherville Hotel & Tavern is your country getaway, compete with local cuisine, and endless fun activities for you and your family to enjoy. Built as a…

Great Local Eats

Argyle Street Grill

  • 345 Argyle St.
  • +19057659622

Upscale eatery at family friendly prices in Caledonia. We use fresh and local products whenever we can. Our beef is 10 minutes away, bread baked in…

Debb's Cuisine on Queen

  • 109 Queen St.
  • +12895180322

At DEBB'S Cuisine on Queen, a meal is more than just food... it's our passion! By combining the freshest local ingredients, creative approach and meticulous…

Grand River Marina & Café

  • 7336 Rainham Rd.
  • 16475889032

With boat slips & launch, kayak sales & rentals, and a fishing park, Grand River Marina & Café is your gateway to the Grand River in Dunnville. Once you're…

Hoover's Marina and Wharfside Restaurant

  • 5 Erie Street

A hidden treasure tucked into the heart of Nanticoke. Sip a cold drink on the patio and enjoy the view. All with the charm of an east coast setting. Marina…

Julia's Bistro and Catering

  • 217 Niagara St
  • 19052292929

A casual dining experience where the focus is a family feel, right from the food to the décor. With the focus on authentic and heart warming Italian cuisine…

Sunflower Cafe

  • 1 Main Street West
  • +19057761585

The Sunflower Cafe is a family friendly 40 seat restaurant in Selkirk. The menu has all day Breakfast, as well as Lunch and Dinner with take out available.

Surf Shack Bar & Grill

  • 2190 Lakeshore Rd.
  • +19057744566

The décor alone is worth a visit to the Surf Shack at Knights Beach Resort, but it's the food that will have you coming back again and again. You'll enjoy…

The Carolinian Cafe & Eatery

  • 5 Cayuga Street North

Our mission is to wow our clients by taking simple local ingredients, turning them into wholesome deliciousness while providing quick efficient experience…

The Minga

  • 146 Queen Street
  • +12897381198

The Minga is an inclusive, welcoming space where people of all ages can come together to enjoy healthy, locally sourced, organic, handcrafted food and fair…

Thirsty Mate

  • 459 Port Maitland Road
  • +19057747500

Enjoy the Thirsty Mate's local fresh caught lake fish, french fries and their secret coleslaw. After a long day on the water, you can dine on their outdoor…

Twisted Lemon Restaurant & Flavour Junkies

  • 3 Norton St. W
  • +19057726636

Twisted Lemon is looking to redefine dining using the mantra that fine dining is great food, great service, and an experience that all should enjoy. Chef Dan…

Where To Stay

Byng Island Conservation Area

  • 4969 Haldimand Rd. 20
  • +19057745755

Byng Island Conservation Area offers campers, anglers, boaters, and day visitors a chance to explore both the Grand River and Lake Erie. Discover the Grand…

Carrousel Bed & Breakfast

  • 51 Winnett St. North
  • 19057725348

Bill and Bernadine would like to welcome you to the Carrousel Bed and Breakfast in the quiet village of Cayuga. Cayuga is located in Haldimand County on the…

Country Inn Motel

  • 8230 Highway 3 West
  • +19057747363

Enjoy our quiet, clean and cozy country accommodations for some relaxing time away from it all or a trip with the family. The Country Inn Motel’s lodgings…

Evanspoint Bed & Breakfast

  • 2236 Lakeshore Road R.R. #9
  • +19057746344

Our 86 acre farm provides, walking trails to the bush, bird watching, picnicking, and cross county skiing in winter. Located beside beautiful Lake Erie…

Fisherville Hotel & Tavern

  • 2 Erie Avenue South
  • 19057793433

Say Yes to your country getaway from the busy city life and spend the weekend at the Fisherville Hotel & Tavern. There are plenty of activities to do…

Grand Oaks RV Resort

  • 107 Haldimand Hwy 54
  • +19057723713

Welcome to Grand Oaks, a seasonal RV Resort scenically located along the beautiful Grand River. With over 1000 feet of Grand River camping along the…

Hanna's Irish Vacation Farmhouse

  • 724 Port Maitland Road
  • +19057747029

Welcome to our vacation farmhouse along the shore of Lake Erie. We hope you will enjoy your stay at our hobby farm with our Falabella miniature horses, our…

Highland RV Resort

  • 1958 North Shore Drive
  • +19057748082

At the Highland RV Resort you are in the heart of Canada's favorite vacation spot. We are located within a short driving distance to all major attractions in…

Lake View Cottage Rentals

  • 2455 North Shore Drive
  • +12893087441

Choose one of our Lake Erie waterfront cottages for your relaxing beach holiday. Our cottages range from cozy to large, rustic to formal. Enjoy long beach…

Le B&B

  • 446 Caithness St E
  • +19055418600

Le B and B is located in Caledonia ON, across from the Grand River. We are a Century home with lots of charm. Caledonia is well situated for many…

Lighthouse RV Resort

  • 1980 North Shore Dr. RR2
  • +19057017836

Enjoy Lighthouse RV Resort with an active and friendly atmosphere. Our well-maintained grounds feature shade trees and clean facilities. We offer large…

Maitland Shore Trailer Park & Marina

  • 659 Port Maitland Road
  • +19057748751

​Welcome to Maitland Shore Marina & RV Park, a tranquil wonderland of natural beauty. 275 acres of Wetlands situated on The Grand River with access to Lake…

Port Maitland B&B

  • 8 Lighthouse Drive, West
  • +19057746025

Awake to the sounds of rolling waves & singing birds on a peaceful setting of six acres on the shores of Lake Erie and the Gateway to the Grand River, in the…

Riverview Motel

  • 642 Main Street, West,
  • 19057745634

Our name says it all. Directly facing the beautiful Grand River, Riverview Motel is the perfect escape from home. Whether it's a romantic getaway, a birthday…

Rock Point Provincial Park

  • 215 Niece Rd
  • +19057746642

A platform above the sand dunes offers the best view of Lake Erie, migrating birds and monarch butterflies in the Carolinian forests. Activities in the park…

Stoney Shores Bed & Breakfast

  • 25 Lakeshore Road
  • +19057762735

Stoney Shores Bed & Breakfast is a great location for cyclists to rest over night. Located on the lake shore of Selkirk, they offer two queen rooms and one…

The Broecheler Inn

  • 4648 Talbot Rd. W.
  • +19057725362

With it's peaceful surroundings, comfortable rooms, food that's better than mom used to make and hosts that make you feel at home, the Broecheler Inn truly…