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Nickel Plate Beach

Nickel Plate Drive, Huron, OH
+1 419-433-7244
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Beautiful beach

This is a beautiful public beach, very clean, great parking, kids' play equipment and volleyball... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kinda dirty

We went here on Sunday of Labor Day weekend to spend the day. The beach was very dirty, lots of... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
via mobile
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good52%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Nickel Plate Drive, Huron, OH
+1 419-433-7244
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful public beach, very clean, great parking, kids' play equipment and volleyball nets. The only reason that I gave it only a 4 is that there are not miles and miles to walk. But still a fabulous beach!!

Thank MichiganHotelstayer
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We went here on Sunday of Labor Day weekend to spend the day. The beach was very dirty, lots of garbage at the shoreline as well as on the walkway to the parking lot. Not sure that I would go back

Thank bahamasgirlatnheart
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Really love the beach, the volleyball courts, children's play area and table tennis option. Plenty of places to park.Down side: It cost $5 to park and portapotties.

Thank Joyce O
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I had read decent reviews so took some friends from out of town here and was embarrassed by how gross it was. It's not at all clean and there was black sludge on the beach. I definitely wouldn't get in the water. Go to East...More

Thank Jen P
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were excited to find this beach, as most beaches in this area have shelly/rocky beaches that are hard to access. This beach had a nice park, picnic areas and restrooms. Our 11 year olds enjoyed their time there.

1  Thank Christy B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was the last beach on our trip and I will have to say it was one of the better beaches along Lake Erie... It actually had sand and you did not have to have water shoes on to walk the beach. One thing I...More

Thank MarthaColumbusOh
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Bath house pretty crummy but beach is super nice. Soft sand and debris free. Fun to collect flat rocks for painting.

Thank ChrisPuntaCana
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I've gone to this beach, since the 1960's. It is a great little beach for swimming and sunbathing and a picnic. Good for families.

Thank kmrxy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You need a good map or getting the information from a local person to find that well hidden beach. Its a Huron public beach with a 5$ parking fee, but no lifeguard. There are three beach volleyball courts and a nice, oversized Adirondack chair, which...More

1  Thank MMOHZ
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were overwhelming pleased with the cleanliness of the beach, the water and the playground area (except for a few bees that were in the area). My 4, 5 and 8 year old grandchildren had a blast! Looking forward to returning again. $5 to park.

Thank Q2406KRnancyd
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Amy B
20 August 2017|
Response from MMOHZ | Reviewed this property |
No, you can walk the pier, but the Lighthouse is not open to the public.
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Casey S
30 June 2017|
Response from Melissa C | Reviewed this property |
Not that I've ever noticed but I've never checked though either. This is a smaller beach with the bare minimals.
Bernard M
20 June 2017|
Response from Chimeria T | Reviewed this property |
No. It has port a pottys. They're horrible. I have so much sand in my car that we brought all the way to Pittsburgh from there lol. Its still a pretty place but no showers or bathrooms.