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Please NOTE: Even though Huron Perth Public Health is testing beach water at local beaches, some may be closed to the public as part of COVID-19 restrictions. Prior to going to a Huron or Perth County beach, it is important to check with the local municipality prior to your visit. Click on the beach name to be redirected to the municipal site. 

BEACHES

Treasured by visitors and locals alike, Huron County boasts 100 km of scenic shoreline, 15 pristine beaches and hundreds of parks, trails and endless opportunities for recreation and entertainment.

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Amberley Beach

This natural and secluded beach is somewhat rocky with grassy patches and small trees for shade.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Amberley |
Access: By Ashfield Huron Road | Stairs: No |
Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: Yes |

Ashfield Park Beach

Ashfield Park

A large, secluded beach. Take the steep and winding road down to the parking area. A small pavilion is located at the top of the hill.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Amberley |
Access: By Zion Road | Stairs: No |
Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: Yes |

Hints & Tips:

Water shoes are recommended! Huron County’s beaches are maintained naturally to protect our delicate shoreline ecosystems. This means that in many places the water’s edge can be a little rocky. If you plan to swim, bring a pair of water shoes to make your experience more enjoyable.

HURON BEACH INFO

Beach Water Hotline
Call: 519-482-5119 x 2501
Toll-Free: 1-877-837-6143 x 2501

Port Albert Beach

Port Albert Beach

Port Albert offers a mid-sized sandy beach. The river flowing into the lake offers excellent fishing opportunities.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Port Albert |
Access: By Drury Lane | Stairs: No |
Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: Yes |

Point Farms Beach

Point Farms Provincial Park

This large, sandy beach is located within Point Farms Provincial Park. The admission fee is required for day use.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Goderich |
Access: Within Point Farms Provincial Park | Stairs: No | Pet-Friendly: No |
Washrooms:
Yes |

Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach

A long path followed by stairs leads to the rocky beach and provides excellent opportunities for birdwatchers.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Goderich |
Access: By Sunset Beach Road | Stairs: Yes |
Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: No |

Courtesy of Town of Goderich

Goderich Main Beach

A large sandy beach featuring a boardwalk, snack bar, and playground, making this an excellent choice for families.
*Currently under repairs.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Goderich
Access: By Harbour Street | Stairs: No
Pet-Friendly: No | Washrooms: Yes

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St. Christopher's Beach

A pavilion, playground, and picnic tables make this rocky beach an excellent location for lakefront picnics and family gatherings.
*Currently under repairs.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Goderich |
Access: By Cove Road | Stairs: No |
Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: Yes |

Rotary Cove Beach, Goderich

Rotary Cove Beach

A large sandy beach, this location also offers picnic tables, benches, a snack bar, trees for shade, and a large playground for kids.
*Currently under repairs.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Goderich |
Access: By Cove Road | Stairs: No |
Pet-Friendly: No | Washrooms: Yes |
Wheelchair Accessibility Mats: Yes

Blacks Point Road Beach

Black's Point Road Beach

This natural area, popular with bird watchers, offers a wide beach with lots of grassy areas and small bushes.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Goderich
Access: By Black’s Point Road | Stairs: Yes 
Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: No

Bayfield Beach

Bayfield Pier Beach

Bayfield’s Main Beach proudly boasts a Blue Flag status. Located next to the pier and marina, visitors can rent canoes and kayaks.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Bayfield |
Access: By Long Hill Road | Stairs: No |
Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: Yes |

Howard Street Beach

Howard Street Beach

This beach is reached by a staircase, which leads to the white sand stretching along Bayfield’s coastline.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Bayfield |
Access: By Howard Street | Stairs: Yes |
Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: Yes |

Huston Heights Beach

Houston Heights Beach

This secluded location offers access by way of a staircase down to the sandy shores and a pavilion in a park-like setting.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Bayfield 
Access: By Pavilion Road | Stairs: Yes 
Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: No

Port Blake Beach

Port Blake Park Beach

A sandy beach that is often busy with visitors, the location offers a picnic shelter and playground. An admission fee is required.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Grand Bend |
Access: By Waterworks Road | Stairs: Yes |
Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: Yes |

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Grand Bend Beach

The largest beach on the Huron shoreline. Popular with visitors, this beach is often busy and offers recreational opportunities including parasailing and boat rentals.

Parking: Yes | Closest Town: Grand Bend |
Access: By Main Street Grand Bend | Stairs: No | Pet-Friendly: Yes | Washrooms: Yes | Wheelchair Accessibility Mats: Yes |