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Chippewa Park Beach

Kakabeka Falls Beach

Lofquist Lake

MacLeod Provincial Park

Neys Provincial Park

Pebble Beach – Marathon

Horseshoe Beach

Schreiber BEach

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Terrace Bay Beach

Whitesand Lake Beach

Beaches

Looking for an Ontario Beach while visiting or passing through the region? There is no shortage of sandy and pebbly waterfronts that will allow you to sit back and enjoy the scenery while taking a long, well-deserved break from your day-to-day life. Northern Ontario’s Superior Country offers a vast array of beautiful beaches both along Lake Superior and on many of its inland lakes.

Chippewa Park Beach

On a sandy bay of Lake Superior, you’ll find Chippewa Park and its main beach. This beach offers a beautiful scenic view of the Sleeping Giant, and a refreshing lake to relax in. A short walk away from the amusement park area of Chippewa, this beach offers a multitude of activities for the whole family. With a park and picnic area close by, you are sure to have a fantastic time here.

Chippewa- Sandy Beach

On the shores of Lake Superior, 15-minute drive south of Thunder Bay, in Fort William First Nation you can find Chippewa Park. This family-friendly park has playgrounds, picnic locations, amusement rides, and beaches to visit. Sandy Beach is as its name suggests a sandy beach, which meets with Lake Superior. This beach is a 4-minute drive or 1.4 miles (2.3km) hike east of Chippewa Park. With sandy shorelines and sandbars out in the lake, it is a great family beach. The City of Thunder Bay has staffed it with lifeguards for part of each week. The beach is public and fitted with a playground and facilities. An excellent sandy beach to visit while in Superior Country.

Kakabeka Falls Beach

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park has more than just the famous falls; it also has a beautiful beach waiting to be explored and experienced. Thebeach is located upstream from the falls and has finely ground sand, and a gradual drop off. The Kaministiquia River has a strong current, mainly when the water levels are high; the beach has marked swimming areas to help keep visitors safe. The beach area has picnic tables, playground equipment, and a grassy area. When visiting the falls a quick dip in the water and a relaxing lounge on the shoreline is just what you will need to make the experience whole!

Lofquist Lake

Nipigon’s Lofquist Lake is off Highway 585 also known as Cameron Falls Road, a 5-minute drive from Highway 11/17. This sandy-pebbly beach along the beautiful lake of Lofquist is a great spot to stop and enjoy the scenery, sites, and sounds of the beautiful Nipigon area. The water is a pleasant, refreshing temperature for a hot sunny summers day. Out in the lake is a floating platform available for travelers to swim to and relax on. This public swimming beach is a great stop to cool off while travelling this summer and is a must experience attraction of Nipigon.

MacLeod Provincial Park

MacLeod Provincial Park, 9 km outside of Geraldton, ON, and has a beautiful sandy beach. This beach is a relaxing area for day swimmers and picnics, and for those camping at the park. The beach has always been a location for recreation and fun since the inception of the provincial park. Many improvements have happened to the area, including day-use picnic tables, fire pits and grills, and comfort facilities. MacLeod beach is the perfect location for a relaxing fun beach day in Superior Country’s Greenstone!

Neys Provincial Park

Nuzzled in-between the towns of Terrace Bay and Marathon you’ll find Neys Provincial Park. At Neys there is the Ashburton Bay, a 2 km long beach on the shores of Lake Superior. The bay has sandy shores that lead into a shallow swimming area in Lake Superior. At one end of the beach is Little Pic River and at the other billion-year-old volcanic rocks. This sandy beach offers a quiet scenic location for visitors to relax and enjoy.

Pebble Beach-Marathon

Pebble Beach is in downtown Marathon, ON, on the shores of Lake Superior. This beach is over 2km long and covered in polished pebbles along the coast. The lake’s pounding waves and shifting ice polishes the rocks that include the beach. Every springs the shoreline shifts and changed, from the previous winter. The parking area offers beautiful views out on to Lake Superior. Trails, playgrounds, and picnic areas are available for all visitors. No visit to Marathon can be complete without experiences a relaxing afternoon at Pebble Beach!

Horseshoe Beach

Horseshoe Beach is in Pukaskwa National Park. It is one of the many locations in the park that are on the shores of Lake Superior. The sandy beach is a secluded area perfect for swimming, hiking, and picnicking. Walk from Hattie Cove Campground, via the boardwalk to the beach. Surrounded by wind-bent pine and rolling dunes, this beach is a perfect destination for a summer’s day!

Schreiber Beach

One of the best kept secrets along the North Shore of Lake Superior is Schreiber Beach. Along the Schreiber Channel Segment of the Casque Isles Trail, you’ll come across this magnificent beach that offers awe inspiring views, cool refreshing water, and a memory sure to last a life time. This pebble beach is located on the shores of Lake Superior, apart of Schreiber, Ontario. It is a perfect area for a picnic and a swim. The beach offers scenic views of the natural landscape that truly makes it Superior!

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Marie Louise Lake is in the heart of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. The sandy public beach on the inner lake of the peninsula is a place where family memories come to being. The beach, which appears to go on forever, offers a great paradise to any travelers staying or just vising the world-famous Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. With milder temperature water, compared to Lake Superior, this beach offers the relaxing atmosphere without the need to brave the great lake. With campsites close by, an interoperative centre, and all the entertainment of the park itself, you’ll want to spend an entire day, or week, at this perfect beach!

Terrace Bay Beach

Terrace Bay Beach is a beautiful sandy beach along the shore of Lake Superior. The area has many fun amenities for visitors to enjoy. The beach is near the Casque Isles Trails, 1km away from Lyda Bay Segment. At the beach, you can see the beautiful waves that rush over the lake. In the distance, you can see the grand view of the Slate Islands. The beach is a gateway to Slate Island Provincial Park, as well as the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area. Whether your visiting Terrace Bay for a day, a week, or a lifetime, this beach should not be missed!

Whitesand Lake Beach

Whitesand Lake Beach is ten minutes west of Schreiber, Ontario, on highway 17. This well-maintained sandy beach has picnic tables and a play area. The beach has a raft that is anchored during the summer offshore, for people to swim up to and use. Take advantage of the beach area to launch a canoe or kayak, for more water fun. Whitesand Lake Beach is an ideal beach for a hot summer day.