Naikoon Provincial Park - North Beach


North Beach is part of Naikoon Provincial Park and is easily accessible by car or foot by taking Highway 16 from Masset, which then turns into Tow Hill Road. A popular clam-digging, crabbing, beachcombing, ATVing, and hiking area, the beach is wide, sandy, and offers beautiful ocean views, large amounts of driftwood, storm watching (in the off-season). The beaches have hard-packed, wet sand and some pebbles. In Haida tradition, North Beach is the site of creation, where a raven first brought people into this world by coaxing them out of a clam shell.

WATER QUALITY
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  • Current Status
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CURRENT WEATHER
12°C
Cloudy
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Naikoon Provincial Park - North Beach is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Northern Health's responsibility in Northern British Columbia is from the Queen Charlotte Islands to the Alberta border, and as far south as Quesnel. There is a map of Northern Health’s jurisdictional boundaries on the Northern Health website at https://northernhealth.ca/AboutUs.aspx

British Columbia health departments select and test water quality found at primary (swimming) and secondary (non-swimming) contact beaches across the province, following the Canadian Recreational Water Quality Guidelines. Most health departments in the interior test for E. coli from May to September (except for Vancouver Island Health Authority, which tests from June to September). Samples are collected weekly with a minimum of 5 test samples collected in a month. Warnings are posted by Fraser Riverkeeper if the 30-day geometric mean rises above 100 E. coli / 100 ml of water. There is currently no regular monitoring of these beaches.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Naikoon Provincial Park - North Beach


WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Fraser Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
12°C
Cloudy

North Beach is part of Naikoon Provincial Park and is easily accessible by car or foot by taking Highway 16 from Masset, which then turns into Tow Hill Road. A popular clam-digging, crabbing, beachcombing, ATVing, and hiking area, the beach is wide, sandy, and offers beautiful ocean views, large amounts of driftwood, storm watching (in the off-season). The beaches have hard-packed, wet sand and some pebbles. In Haida tradition, North Beach is the site of creation, where a raven first brought people into this world by coaxing them out of a clam shell.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Naikoon Provincial Park - North Beach is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Northern Health's responsibility in Northern British Columbia is from the Queen Charlotte Islands to the Alberta border, and as far south as Quesnel. There is a map of Northern Health’s jurisdictional boundaries on the Northern Health website at https://northernhealth.ca/AboutUs.aspx

British Columbia health departments select and test water quality found at primary (swimming) and secondary (non-swimming) contact beaches across the province, following the Canadian Recreational Water Quality Guidelines. Most health departments in the interior test for E. coli from May to September (except for Vancouver Island Health Authority, which tests from June to September). Samples are collected weekly with a minimum of 5 test samples collected in a month. Warnings are posted by Fraser Riverkeeper if the 30-day geometric mean rises above 100 E. coli / 100 ml of water. There is currently no regular monitoring of these beaches.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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