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

Bains Road Cider Company

  • 1019 Bains Road
  • 19059795230

Nestled on a quiet gravel road in South Cayuga is Haldimand County's one and only winery. Using their own grown 'old world' grapes and apples…

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…

Bluewater Flower Farm

  • 39 Blue Water Parkway
  • 9058189121

Bluewater Flower Farm marries a love for teaching and growing, to attract tourists to come to Haldimand County and experience the beauty of locally grown…

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

Welcome to the Carrousel Bed and Breakfast in the quiet village of Cayuga. Cayuga is located in Haldimand County on the Grand River. Their B&B is…

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. With its warm and…

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…

Immersive Brewery Experience & Stay Package

  • 17 Talbot Street East
  • +19059285880

Step into Haldimand County's original microbrewery & taproom, Concession Road Brewing Co., and get immersed into all things craft beer! You'll enjoy a…

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…

Victorian House Guest Experience

  • 740 Haldimand 53
  • 19057762538

Embark on a journey through time and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of a country mansion from over 150 years ago.  Throughout the day, you…

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
  • 18008639607

Looking for on-road cycling routes?  Haldimand County has 5 suggested signed routes with distances ranging from 47 to 71 km and are all on paved roads…

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…

Dunnville Community Theatre

  • 237 McLaughlin Road
  • +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

  • 120 Market Street
  • 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…

Edinburgh 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…

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…

Fishing in Haldimand County

  • 45 Munsee Street North
  • 18008639607

Haldimand County is a fishing hotspot for novice and experienced fishers alike. Come visit our Top 10 Fishing Spots, including: Bob Baigent Memorial Park…

Fishmaster's Ultimate Charters

  • 776 Main Street East, R.R. 6
  • +19057016874

Captain Steve Hardcastle has a lifetime of fishing with over 25 years experience chartering. He has shared his experience on many Fishing Shows and taken…

Don't Sweat the Wild

  • Lakeshore Road

Embark on a thrilling adventure with “Don't Sweat The Wild” in Haldimand County, a unique hiking experience offered by Forest Fit Adventures. Explore the…

Great Local Eats

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.

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 a 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

  • 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

Welcome to the Carrousel Bed and Breakfast in the quiet village of Cayuga. Cayuga is located in Haldimand County on the Grand River. Their B&B is…

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…

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 and Campgrounds

  • 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…

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…

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…

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…

Twisted Lemon Boutique Inn

  • 3 Norton St. W
  • 19057726636

Enjoy the scenic drive to Cayuga's award-winning restaurant and boutique inn, located in the heart of picturesque Haldimand County. Just 20 min from Lake…