Fifty Point Conservation Area

Grimsby, Ontario



1479 Baseline Rd
Grimsby, Ontario L8E 5G4
Phone: (905) 525-2187

Sites: 70
Recent Rate: $47 8/2016

Latitude: 43.216715
Longitude: -79.628401

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem ?
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina yes
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

16 Reviews

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $47.00
Overall Rating:      

Sites were spacious, though sunny with no shade. Conveniently located off QEW between Toronto and Niagara Falls. Staff was friendly and helpful. Marina, beach, and fishing. Very well maintained. Big rig friendly, though no pull thrus, but site was easily long enough for rig and tow. Quiet: could hear some noise from QEW, but not bad. A bit more than we like to pay, as we spend most of our time away from the park, but well worth it if you use the amenities. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
62
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

About halfway between Toronto and Niagara, so convenient to lots of things. We spent our time in Niagara Falls. Enjoyed the Grey Line Tour (Rainbow-Boat, Skylon Tower, etc.). Great food at Antica Pizzeria in Niagara Falls. Beware of construction on QEW right now. Well marked but often required detours depending on time of day.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

One of our sites was littered with cigarette butts and other small trash. Told them at the gate and while they said they'd see to it, they did not while we were here. The gate/phone staff was very pleasant and otherwise quite helpful. There is a $12 Canadian reservation fee, which makes a 1 night stay less reasonable than a longer stay. Luckily the exchange rate was favorable for us! We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Old
Site Surface
Asphalt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Check out the outdoor ball hockey games in the conservation area. Visit the local wineries and distillery. Grocery shop at the Real Canadian Superstore.

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Review Count: 69
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park not far from Lake Ontario. Large marina with a bunch of small ponds. We were in the newer section with lots of room between sites. Small planted trees so no shade. We stayed here to visit Niagara Fall. Careful if you travel Hwy 407 because the toll is very high for truck and 5th wheeler. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
43
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $80.00
Overall Rating:      

The Canadian version of a State Park campground. Large area that also includes a marina, local restaurant (not bad but overpriced). Not much else in the immediate vicinity. Very nice area but surprisingly close to the interstate and fairly noisy at night. Pads were crushed granite and absolutely huge - probably 50 feet between sites. Good utilities. There is no campground host, you come thru the same entry point for the marina or day use of the park. Surprisingly expensive but very close to freeway - GPS coming into the park is off by one street. Good for a day or two. Forget going to Niagara Falls and head to Lake Niagara City. It is about 30 minutes and sensational - you can do the Falls later if you need to see it. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 130
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is a marvel, but the price seems a bit high. They have added several excellent sites in the past couple of years. The new ones have lots of space between sites, and have an excellent clear satellite view. Their laundry is inexpensive, though small for the number of sites. We have stayed here in past, and we will be back. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 29
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

This is our first-time at this CG. There are two areas - the older area has less privacy between sites. The spots in the newer area are further apart and on paved slabs. The comfort station was clean and well maintained. Wi-Fi was good until the CG filled up - then slowed to a crawl. Water pressure was excellent. The CG is located close to highway for access to local attractions and restaurants (you must go to Memphis Fire BBQ). Niagara-on-the-Lake and Niagara Falls are close by. My only complaint is that the sites don't have good drainage. It rained all day Thursday and Thursday night and we still had wet ground on Monday. The staff at the front gate are very friendly. Highly recommended. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $48.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed in newer section. Have not been here for a few years, great place to return. Sites were wide and level. Washrooms, shower and laundry station was clean. Wi-Fi was good and easy to connect when used. Will return. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $56.00
Overall Rating:      

Excellent park! Well kept, big lots. We stayed in the new area, beautiful. Awesome free Wi-Fi. Fishing and other activities for the outdoor person. The only thing I missed was a playground. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 158
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

Excellent Wi-Fi, lots of elbow room even for our 45 foot coach. Strong 50 amp power. Good restaurant on site. Nice marina, too. Close to Niagara on the Lake and of course the Falls. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

What a surprise! We read in a camping guide that it was only 30 amps and not sure if it had sewer hookups. A brand new part with total hook-ups. So close to Niagara Falls yet in a beautiful area of lake and lighthouse. Very friendly and welcoming. I wish we could come back again. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2010 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Awesome park! The facilities were very clean. You can spend time on a beach of Lake Ontario, looking along the water at the Toronto skyline some 30 miles away. There is a fishing pond that is stocked. It is a little odd, but there is a ball hockey rink located in the park. There's a little noise coming from it, but it is about 1/2 mile away from the camp sites so it's not distracting. And if you're bored one evening, you can go over and watch! This was easily one of the best parks we've stayed in. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Have made more extensive comments in an earlier review. Wanted to note, however, that WiFi IS now available. At the end of August, 2009 they were experimenting with the best repeater location(s) but we were able to receive a fairly strong and consistent signal in site #41 (located about half-way across the campground from the nearest signal source). We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 35
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2009 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Fifty Point is a jewel hidden in Ontario's wine country. The campground is part of a 350 boat marina and campground situated on Lake Ontario. The sites are shaded, grassy, and level. There are bikeable roads, short hiking trails, an on site restaurant at the marina, a beach, and close proximity to grocery and hardware stores and restaurants. Would definitely recommend this as an alternative to the campgrounds around Niagara Falls. It's about a 30 minutes drive to St. Catherines and a little longer to the falls. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2009 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

We have stayed at this campground several times. The staff is friendly and helpful. The sites are large and private. Most of the sites are pull throughs with some back ins around the edges. There is a beach and marina with views across the lake. Lots of opportunity to walk. There is a pond that is stocked with fish for the fisherman. Washrooms are very clean. We always enjoy camping here and will return. We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2009 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Same comments as the other reviewer. One more point: FREE firewood. Many (not all) provincial parks have free firewood; this being a conservation area, the camp host wheeled us to a bin behind the ranger's home to retrieve a bit of firewood. Excellent spacing, grooming, etc. EASY commute for our visits with relatives in Missasauga and St. Catherine's. Will definitely go back! We camped at Fifty Point Conservation Area in a Fifth Wheel.

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