About the Park

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Gabriola Sands Park has two sandy beaches and large manicured grassy lawns. There is a day-use area complete with picnic tables, pit toilets, a cold water hand pump (water must be boiled, filtered or treated prior to consumption), two sandy beaches, a parking lot and a playing field.

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No camping permitted.


No fires allowed.

Park Info


  • Swimming

  • Canoeing / kayaking

  • Fishing

  • Pets on leash

  • Bicycling

  • Beach


  • Vehicle accessible

  • Toilets

  • Wheelchair accessible


From the ferry terminal on Gabriola, turn left on Taylor Bay Road and follow until you see signs for Gabriola Sands Provincial Park, located on Decourcy Drive. The park is also accessible by boat. Boaters can reference marine chart #3458 for more information on this area.

Nearby Parks

Other parks on the island are Sandwell Provincial Park and Drumbeg Provincial Park.

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Tours & Programs

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