Grab your sandals and head to one of the many public beach areas in The Blue Mountains! Public beaches include Northwinds Beach, Council Beach, Little River Beach, Peasemarsh Beach, Delphi Point, Christie Beach and Craigleith Provincial Park, each offering a unique shoreline, amenities, and swimming experience.
Northwinds Beach is by far the most popular beach in the municipality. Its large sandy beach waterfront makes it an excellent choice for active families. There is a playground and public washroom onsite as well as several picnic tables. Northwinds Beach is within walking distance of the Craigleith Heritage Depot Museum and Craigleith Community Centre and only a short drive from Blue Mountain Resort.
Little River Beach is extremely popular and well used in the summertime. It has a pebble beach waterfront that is adjacent to the Thornbury Pier and Harbour. There are washroom facilities, picnic tables, a playground and treed green space. This park is also within walking distance to the downtown shops in Thornbury.
Peasemarsh Beach has a large parking lot and is connected to the Peasemarsh Conservation Area. The park provides a sand pebble beach waterfront and beautiful views of Georgian Bay. There is a network of trails that run through the Conservation Area and opportunities for fishing both in the Indian Brook and Georgian Bay.
Delphi Point Beach is a shale rock beach located directly across the road from the Georgian Peaks Ski Club. There is a small covered pavilion onsite for picnics and plenty of green space. A short trail network runs through the park and there is a portable toilet onsite.
Lora Bay Park Beach is located in a quiet residential neighbourhood close to the Lora Bay Golf Course. It has a sand beach waterfront with spectacular views of the Georgian Bay shoreline. There is also a large open greenspace, picnic tables and washroom facilities.
Christie Beach offers a quiet, sandy beach with expansive views of Georgian Bay's natural landscape. There are facilities located on the grounds for public use, including washrooms, playground equipment and a picnic shelter. Please note, this beach is not Town-operated.
Located at the base of Blue Mountain, Craigleith Provincial Park is an ideal hub to enjoy what the local area has to offer. For more information, please visit Ontario Parks. Please note, this beach is not Town-operated.