Grab a frisbee and come spend a day on the beach at Sandy Lake! There will be hiking, canoeing, picnicking, and lots of swimming! This community has been working to get this area protected for decades. Let's check out why they are so passionate about this place and help raise the profile!
We'd love to get big numbers out so help out by inviting your friends!
We will have a few canoes available at the beach, but if you have your own canoe, we encourage you to bring it.
Getting to Sandy Lake:
Directions to Sandy Lake Park (also known as Lions Club Park): Take highway 102 towards Truro. Take exit 3A (Hammonds Plaines Rd) towards Hammonds Plaines. Take your second right onto Smiths Rd, please drive slowly on Smiths Rd, the Sandy Lake parking lot is 1 km at the end of Smiths Rd. The beach itself is a 5 minute walk from the parking lot on a smooth gravel path.
Bus 89 takes you right to the bottom of Smith Rd. on highway 213. From there it's a 15 minute walk (1 km) to the beach.
Facilities: Lifeguards, bathrooms, garbage cans, beach
What to bring: Good footwear, backpack, water and food, flashlight, whistle, sunscreen, sunhat, bug spray, cell phone. Dress for the weather.
110 Smiths Rd
Bedford, NS B4B 1B6
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