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Wilmington Town Beach

Bowman Lane, Wilmington, NY 12997
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HIdden gem

We camped nearby and went regularly to this beach. Nice swimming area, playground, and a good spot... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
travellinteacher
,
Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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Beautiful Small Beach

This beach is very senic, with a great playground. The water is very cold but still worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Tara L
,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Bowman Lane, Wilmington, NY 12997
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"volleyball net"
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"ausable river"
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"great playground"
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"lifeguard on duty"
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"fishing"
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"kayak"
in 11 reviews
"picnic"
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"osprey"
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"beaver"
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"paddling"
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"wildlife"
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"shelter"
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We camped nearby and went regularly to this beach. Nice swimming area, playground, and a good spot to launch kayaks. If you swim outside the swimming area, you may run into a beaver! Even a pavilion, washrooms, and a nature trail. Never busy. Set back...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This beach is very senic, with a great playground. The water is very cold but still worth a visit. Definitely pass by if you are in the area.

Thank Tara L
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were staying in Wilmington & wanted to do some canoeing. The beach was well signed off the main road. Plenty of free parking, very clean, toilet & shower facilities, picnic tables & fire pits, or BBQ' s. There is a limit of only 75...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great hidden Gem. Great for families and a nice launch site for all kinds of calm water paddling. Lifeguards were on duty at the swimming area. Picnic shelter too. Look closely for the entrance off Rt. 86 in Wilmington. It's not very...More

1  Thank Mark K
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Though the AuSable river is COLD in June, we enjoyed just relaxing under the trees, watching the kid splash around. The beach sand was clean & the bottom not gushy. There is a volleyball net available. We also followed a trail along the river and...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a very pleasant beach where you can bring the whole family. You can rent kayaks and canoes and it is never very crowded. The picnic area and the games for the kids are an extra bonus.

Thank Korrigane007
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Be sure to come on Thursday afternoons for the free concerts!! Very peaceful atmosphere with a very clean pavilion and bathroom!

Thank Al A
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

I would suggest hiring different staff for the rentals for next season. This place is a nice quiet little non tourist area. we loved going there and renting the equipment. But on the last day they ran out of forms to rent anything. I cant...More

1  Thank Dolfina975
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

What a great beach , very clean bath houses. Different bands play on Thursday's in July & August from 6pm - 9 pm

Thank Kristy H
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We went on a Wednesday afternoon. We actually rented a canoe and kayak that morning (about 10 am) for a couple of hours (around I think $15 per rental for two hours). The canoe trip was beautiful along with being fun. The mountain scenery was...More

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