Ross Lane Beach, PEI National Park

Managed by The Swim Guide

Ross Lane Beach is part of the amazing PEI National Park and is located about 30 minutes from Charlottetown. The 10 km Gulf Shore Way trail that runs through the park goes by Ross Lane, a perfect trail for biking that beach goers can jump on. Ross Lane is about 2 km from Covehead Harbour Lighthouse, visitors can take a scenic walk to visit a historical site and memorial for the tragic 1851 Yankee Gale. It has composting toilets on site and a supervised swimming area in the summer.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Special 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
22°C
Cloudy
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Ross Lane Beach, PEI National Park 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

Ross Lane Beach, PEI National Park

Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Special 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
22°C
Cloudy

Ross Lane Beach is part of the amazing PEI National Park and is located about 30 minutes from Charlottetown. The 10 km Gulf Shore Way trail that runs through the park goes by Ross Lane, a perfect trail for biking that beach goers can jump on. Ross Lane is about 2 km from Covehead Harbour Lighthouse, visitors can take a scenic walk to visit a historical site and memorial for the tragic 1851 Yankee Gale. It has composting toilets on site and a supervised swimming area in the summer.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Ross Lane Beach, PEI National Park 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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