No one loves a good beach day more than a dog, and now that summer's here, your pup will be begging you to take it for a splash. With so many amazing beaches here in Ontario, there are plenty of spots to choose from when it comes to bringing your dog along. Check out Ontario's best dog-friendly beaches and catch a wave (or ball) with your furry pal!

It's always a good idea to check out the websites before heading out, as some places only permit dogs in certain areas of the beach. Don't forget to pack a few dog treats too, so you can spoil your pup on your special outing!

Cherry Beach

Price: Free admission, parking available

Address: 1 Cherry St Toronto, ON

Why you need to go: Cherry Beach features a large off-leash dog zone where your pups can splash in the water. Also offered are activities such as windsurfing and paddle boarding! 

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Long Point Provincial Park

Price: Fees per person/vehicle

Address: 350 Erie Blvd Port Rowan, ON N0E 1M0

Why you need to go: One of the oldest beaches in Ontario, Long Point offers a large parking lot, picnic tables, and, most importantly, two off-leash dog areas.

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Balmy Beach Park

Price: Free admission

Address: 2 Silver Birch Ave Toronto, ON M4E 3K9

Why you need to go: Balmy Beach includes the Silverbirch dog park, where your furry friend can run free along the shoreline.

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Killbear Provincial Park

Price: Fees per person/vehicle

Address: 35 Killbear Park Rd Killbear Park, ON

Why you need to go: Killbear Park offers two dog beaches, as well as hiking, public wifi, and more!

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Wasaga Beach

Price: Fees per person/vehicle

Address: 11-22nd St. North Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 2V9

Why you need to go: Breathtaking sunsets, sandy shores, and 1 off-leash dog area!

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Port Burwell Provincial Park

Price: Fees per person/vehicle

Address: 9 Wilson Ln Port Burwell, ON N0J 1T0

Why you need to go: With an off-leash dog area and beautiful, warm water, you won't want to leave this Lake Eerie beach!

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Rock Point Provincial Park

Price: Fees per person/vehicle

Address: 215 Niece Rd, Dunnville, ON N1A 2X5

Why you need to go: See the coral reef fossils imprinted in the limestone rocks, and let your dog run off-leash in the dog area!

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Pinery Provincial Park

Price: Fees per person/vehicle

Address: 9526 Lakeshore Rd Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0

Why you need to go: With 2 dog beaches, your pup is bound to find lots of friends on this 10 km beach!

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