Brackley Beach, PEI National Park

North Rustico, Prince Edward Island
Managed by The Swim Guide

Located in P.E.I. National Park, Brackley Beach is only 15 minutes away from P.E.I.’s capital, Charlottetown. The beach was named after a clerk of the PEI legislative council that served the council from 1772 to 1776 who drowned in what is now Brackley Bay. The beach is miles long and known for it’s stunning dunes. There are lifeguards and washrooms on site. The Dunes Gallery is located in Brackley Beach community. The gallery features a restaurant and many unique art pieces. The beach also is home to PEI’s only drive-in theatre, open from mid-May to mid-September.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
13°C
Cloudy
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Prince Edward Island does monitor recreational water quality, however these beaches do have lifeguards from June 27th to September 1st.

Please note: some estuaries may be anoxic. Information is available on the PEI Environment website: http://www.gov.pe.ca/environment/anoxic-events

Visitors can often find sand dunes at PEI beaches and parks. Dunes are fragile and easily damaged. It can take as few as 10 footsteps through the same area to destroy a marram grass colony. The roots of this protective plant cover act as a net, shaping and containing the sand. Wind blows away at the exposed sand, turning small depressions into giant holes called blowouts. Blowouts turn stable dunes into constantly shifting hills that are unable to support vegetation or wildlife.

Please use the boardwalks and carpeted foot paths at designated beach access points and stay off the dunes to prevent further damage.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Brackley Beach, PEI National Park

North Rustico, Prince Edward Island
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide 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
13°C
Cloudy

Located in P.E.I. National Park, Brackley Beach is only 15 minutes away from P.E.I.’s capital, Charlottetown. The beach was named after a clerk of the PEI legislative council that served the council from 1772 to 1776 who drowned in what is now Brackley Bay. The beach is miles long and known for it’s stunning dunes. There are lifeguards and washrooms on site. The Dunes Gallery is located in Brackley Beach community. The gallery features a restaurant and many unique art pieces. The beach also is home to PEI’s only drive-in theatre, open from mid-May to mid-September.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Prince Edward Island does monitor recreational water quality, however these beaches do have lifeguards from June 27th to September 1st.

Please note: some estuaries may be anoxic. Information is available on the PEI Environment website: http://www.gov.pe.ca/environment/anoxic-events

Visitors can often find sand dunes at PEI beaches and parks. Dunes are fragile and easily damaged. It can take as few as 10 footsteps through the same area to destroy a marram grass colony. The roots of this protective plant cover act as a net, shaping and containing the sand. Wind blows away at the exposed sand, turning small depressions into giant holes called blowouts. Blowouts turn stable dunes into constantly shifting hills that are unable to support vegetation or wildlife.

Please use the boardwalks and carpeted foot paths at designated beach access points and stay off the dunes to prevent further damage.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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