Argyle Shore Provincial Park

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The tranquil and peaceful Argyle Shore was named by Scottish settlers after Argyllshire, an area in Western Scotland. The beach looks at the Northumberland strait and is on the southern side of the island, a 25 minute drive from Charlottetown. Argyle Shore is an unincorporated area and the beach offers an unsupervised swimming area, picnic tables, washrooms and a playground, ideal for a quiet afternoon at the beach.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • Aucune donnée actuelle
  • Statut Actuel
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
MÉTÉO ACTUELLE
15°C
Ciel couvert
FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

La qualité de l’eau de cette plage n’est pas vérifiée

SOURCES

Prince Edward Island does monitor recreational water quality. Please use caution if visiting these beaches and look for signs posted in the area indicating whether the water is clean enough for swimming.

Tide information is posted online http://www.tourismpei.com/beachreports

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.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU

Argyle Shore Provincial Park

Mis à jour par The Swim Guide

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU
  • Aucune donnée actuelle
  • Statut Actuel
Légende de qualité de l’eau:   
MÉTÉO ACTUELLE
15°C
Ciel couvert

The tranquil and peaceful Argyle Shore was named by Scottish settlers after Argyllshire, an area in Western Scotland. The beach looks at the Northumberland strait and is on the southern side of the island, a 25 minute drive from Charlottetown. Argyle Shore is an unincorporated area and the beach offers an unsupervised swimming area, picnic tables, washrooms and a playground, ideal for a quiet afternoon at the beach.

FRÉQUENCE DE SURVEILLANCE

La qualité de l’eau de cette plage n’est pas vérifiée

SOURCES

Prince Edward Island does monitor recreational water quality. Please use caution if visiting these beaches and look for signs posted in the area indicating whether the water is clean enough for swimming.

Tide information is posted online http://www.tourismpei.com/beachreports

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.

QUALITÉ DE L’EAU



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