Halifax Beaches

Waterfront Trail passes several beaches in Hamilton

Freshwater Lake Beaches

Halifax Regional Municipality has a number of great places to swim, however, not all are safe and/or lifeguard supervised. Residents are encouraged to swim at supervised beach locations.




Albro Beach Big Albro Lake Dartmouth
Birch Cove Beach Banook Lake Dartmouth
Campbell Point Beach Hatchet Lake Halifax
Chocolate Beach Chocolate Lake Halifax
Commons Pool Central Commons Park Halifax
Fenerty Beach Paper Mill Lake Bedford
Kearney Beach Kearney Lake Halifax
Kidston Beach Kidston Lake Halifax
*Kinap Beach Porter's Lake Eastern Shore
Kinsman Beach First Lake Sackville
Lake Echo Beach Lake Echo Eastern Shore
Long Pond Beach Long Pond Halifax
Penhorn Beach Penhorn Lake Dartmouth
Pleasant Drive Beach Petpeswick Lake Eastern Shore
Saunders Beach Paper Mill Lake Bedford
Sheet Harbour TBA Eastern Shore
Shubie Beach Lake Charles (Shubie Park) Dartmouth
Springfield Beach Springfield Lake Sackville
Beaverbank TBA Sackville
Webber's Beach Lake Charlotte Eastern Shore
* No weekend supervision at these sites.

Saltwater Ocean Beaches

Here are some of the better ocean beaches in the Halifax area:

Here are several unsupervised beaches in the area:

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