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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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.


Set up camp at 177 camp sites.


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.


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.

Interesting Excursions

Bring your bike along and cycle the Lake Erie Waterfront Trail

Go fishing at the Grand River Marina

Tour the grounds and the 1840’s Greek revival mansion that is filled with original family furnishings and possessions which chronicle five generations of the Thompson family at Ruthven Park National Historic Site

Tour a historic 6,000-square foot mansion that functions as a living museum at Cottonwood Mansion

Home to an impressive collection of artifacts and training aircraft from the No. 6 Service Flying Training School (SFTS), explore the # 6 RCAF Dunnville Museum

Stock up on delicious baked goods, locally grown produce, jams & preserves at Richardson's Farm & Market

Snap a selfie with the largest mudcat statue in the world known as Muddy the Mudcat

Book some track time and enjoy the Exotic Car Experience at Cayuga's Toronto Motorsports Park