You and your furry friend can soak up the sun at these dog-friendly beaches near Toronto.

With locations in and around the city, there are lots of spots to explore that are perfect for your next walk.

Port Burwell Provincial Park

Price: Prices vary

When: May 14, 2021, to October 12, 2021

Address: 9 Wilson Ln., Port Burwell, ON

Why You Need To Go: Located along the shores of Lake Erie, this beautiful provincial park has a dog beach and pet exercise area where you can soak up some sun with your furry friend.

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Cherry Beach Clarke Beach Park

Price: Free

Address: 1 Cherry St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Complete with an off-leash dog area, a beach, and picnic sites, this spot is a great summer destination for pet owners.

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Sandbanks Provincial Park

Price: Prices vary

Address: 3004 County Rd. 12, Picton, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can find two pet-friendly beaches at this park; one is at Outlet Beach and one is at Lakeshore Beach. Dogs must be kept on leashes when in these areas.

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Rock Point Provincial Park

Price: Prices vary

When: May 14, 2021, to October 12, 2021

Address: 215 Niece Rd., Dunnville, ON

Why You Need To Go: Not only can you explore an ancient coral reef at this spot, but you can also enjoy some time with your furry friend at the pet exercise area in the far west end of the beach.

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Sibbald Point Provincial Park

Price: Prices vary

Address: 26071 Park Rd., Jacksons Point, ON

Why You Need To Go: Located just an hour outside of Toronto, this sandy park offers two on-leash beach areas where you can bring your dog.

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Fifty Point Conservation Area

Price: $15.50 per vehicle and driver; $5 per passenger over five

Address: 1479 Baseline Rd., Winona, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy two pet-friendly beaches in this area, and dogs must be kept on a leash unless they are in the water.

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Wasaga Beach

Price: Prices vary

Address: 11 22nd St. N., Wasaga Beach, ON

Why You Need To Go: This spot is home to the world's longest freshwater beach, and your pet can enjoy the dog area located at Beach 3.

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Balmy Beach Park

Price: Free

Address: 1 Beech Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Take your furry friend for a beach day at this spot, which has an off-leash dog area along the shoreline.

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