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Loyalist. Recreation Services Department

Site: Amherst Island - Back Bay Beach

Service: Public Beach

Alternate Name OCR
Public Comments All tested beaches, including their status, are posted on KFL&A Public Health's website
Location & Accessibility
Site Location South-West end of Amherst Island, East of the South end of Back Beach Rd
Located In Community Amherst Island
Address & Map
5437 Front Rd
Amherst Island, ON
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Intersection Back Beach Rd and Art McGinns Rd
Mailing Address c/o WJ Henderson Recreation Centre 
322 Amherst Dr 
Amherstview, ON K7N 1S9
Physical Access Not Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Secluded beach with sandy and rocky shore * no supervision or facilities * algal bloom (high density of algae) at times * poison ivy on higher beach * fires, camping and motorized vehicles prohibited * the nearby marshland is closed to the public
Hours Beach: 1st January-Labour Day only
Areas Served Amherst Island
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call the office, send an email or visit the website for more information.
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Public Parks
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-389-3648
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Teresa Cormier, Recreation Manager; Phone: 613-339-3648 ext 203; Email:
Other Details
Funding Regional / Municipal
Resources Website

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