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Supervised Beaches

Evangeline Trail
Aylesford Lake
 
Category
Supervised Beaches
 
Description
A municipal beach park. Exit 13 off Hwy 101, south 5 km (3 mi) to English Mountain Rd, right for 1.5 km (1 mi) then left at Aylesford Lake sign. Proceed 17 km (10.5 mi) to beach turnoff. Open Jul 1–Sep 6.
 
Open
Open Jul 1–Sep 6.

Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park

 Category
Supervised Beaches
 
Description
A provincial beach park 19 km (12 mi) northeast of Yarmouth on Rte 340. Turn right at Hebron, proceed through Ohio and follow signs. Camping. Open Jul 1–Aug 29.
 
Open
Open Jul 1–Aug 29.
 
http://parks.gov.ns.ca

Lake Milo Beach
 
Category
Supervised Beaches
 
Description
A freshwater beach off Hwy 1 in Yarmouth.. Open Jul 1–Aug 29.
 
Open
Open Jul 1–Aug 29.

Mavillette Beach Provincial Park
 
Category
Supervised Beaches
 
Description

Mavillette. Hwy 101, Exit 32. Boardwalks to the long, sandy beach also protect the dunes. Low tide exposes sand flats, then the hot sand warms the water. Change houses, water, birdwatching platforms, interpretive panels. Guided walks available. Open May 21–Oct 11; supervised Jul 1–Aug 29, weekends only.
 
Open
Open May 21–Oct 11; supervised Jul 1–Aug 29, weekends only.

Sunrise Trail
Bayfield Beach Provincial Park

Category
Supervised Beaches
 
Description
A beach park near Antigonish. Take Exit 36 off Hwy 104 and proceed 8 km (5 mi) north to beach. Picnic tables, change houses, parking; warm water. Supervised on weekends. Open Jul 1–Aug 29.
 
Open
Open Jul 1–Aug 29.
 
http://parks.gov.ns.ca

Heather Beach Provincial Park

Category

Supervised Beaches
 
Description
A provincial beach park 40 km (24 mi) southeast of Amherst; off Sunrise Trail/Rte 6 in Port Howe. An excellent beach, warm water; crowded on weekends. Small parking lot. Open Jul 1–Aug 29.
 
Open
Open Jul 1–Aug 29.
 
http://parks.gov.ns.ca

Melmerby Beach Provincial Park

Category
Supervised Beaches
 
Description

Melmerby Beach. Rte 289, 16 km (10 mi) north of Hwy 104, Exit 27A; follow signs. A popular 2-km (1.25-mi) beach with boardwalks. Change houses, FT, canteen, salt-rinse showers. Open Jul 1–Aug 29 (STC).
 
Open
Open Jul 1–Aug 29 (STC).
 
http://parks.gov.ns.ca

Pomquet Beach Provincial Park
 
Category
Supervised Beaches
 
Description
A provincial beach park near Antigonish. Take the first exit past Exit 35 off Trans-Canada Highway 104. Proceed 10 km (6 mi) to beach. Change houses, FT, boardwalks, interpretive display. Open Jul 1–Aug 29.
 
Open
Open Jul 1–Aug 29.
 
http://parks.gov.ns.ca