Belmont Provincial Park

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Belmont Provincial Park is off of route 123, half an hour from Summerside. The beach has an unsupervised swimming area, along with a playground, washrooms, fireplaces, picnic areas, and showers. The author Lucy Maud Montgomery, famous for the Anne of Green Gables series, taught at Belmont School, though the school has now been moved to Cavendish, PEI. The large waves during spring months make Belmont beach a popular spot with surfers, and home to an annual surfing festival. This beach is off of the famous scenic North Cape Coastal driving tour, a stunning way to see the island.

WATER QUALITY
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CURRENT WEATHER
1°C
Mostly clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Belmont Provincial Park is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

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.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Belmont Provincial Park

Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
1°C
Mostly clear

Belmont Provincial Park is off of route 123, half an hour from Summerside. The beach has an unsupervised swimming area, along with a playground, washrooms, fireplaces, picnic areas, and showers. The author Lucy Maud Montgomery, famous for the Anne of Green Gables series, taught at Belmont School, though the school has now been moved to Cavendish, PEI. The large waves during spring months make Belmont beach a popular spot with surfers, and home to an annual surfing festival. This beach is off of the famous scenic North Cape Coastal driving tour, a stunning way to see the island.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Belmont Provincial Park is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

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.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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