Ipperwash Beach

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Ipperwash Beach

Public access off West Ipperwash Rd, Ipperwash Rd and Army Camp Rd

Ipperwash Beach

Ipperwash Beach is one of the longest freshwater beaches in Ontario. It is partially owned by the cottage owners along the beach and also the Ministry of Natural Resources. There are 3 main access points to the beach just off West Ipperwash Road, Ipperwash Road and Army Camp Road, Ipperwash.

  • Shallow waters ideal for families
  • Less populated compared to Grand Bend Beach
  • No lifeguards on duty – families should take extra caution to watch children
  • Public washrooms and picnic areas nearby maintained by the Ministry of Natural Resources
  • Restaurants nearby
  • Ample parking – Pay to drive and park on the beach between Centre Sideroad, Kettle Point and West Ipperwash Road or free parking is available in Ministry-owned lots off the beach on West Parkway Drive or East Parkway Drive
  • No vehicles are permitted on the beach (heading east) between West Ipperwash Road to Ipperwash Road or Ipperwash Road to Army Camp Road.
  • No overnight camping permitted
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Beach Water Quality

Each week, from late May to early September, water samples are taken at the public beaches are tested and monitored for high levels of bacteria, excessive algae growth, or other contaminants that could cause negative health effects associated with swimming. Warnings are posted when the levels of E. coli exceed the provincial guidelines. This is a County of Lambton run program.


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