Near the south end of Lake of the Woods lies Sables Islands, an elongated barrier sandbar featuring marshes and rounded sand dunes. The dunes are part of the Sable Islands Provincial Nature Reserve. Not to be confused with Sable Island National Park east of Nova Scotia.
Explore the Sandy Sable Islands
A Caribbean Island Vibe in Northwestern Ontario
Looking out at nothing but water with your feet in powdery sand it's hard to believe you're above the 49th parallel. Dramatically different from the rest of Lake of the Woods, the Sable Islands (and the beaches there) are a fantastic place to explore.