Grindstone Park Beach

Riverton, Manitoba

A quick turnoff onto Grindstone Road takes you on a journey through five subdivisions all connected by scenic walking trails that are guaranteed to offer exhilarating wildlife experiences for all ages. Grindstone Park is surrounded by many Islands including Black Island, Goose Island, Deer Island, Punk and Little Punk Island and is a 20 minute boat ride to Hecla Provincial Park (offering a beautiful 18 hole golf course). Grindstone Park offers three sandy beaches, two boat launching sights, and the Grindstone General Store is close, just down the road on Highway 8.

Grindstone Park Beach is a place of mystery - there are many legends and tales from Anishinabe (Ojibwe) medicine men surrounding the area. Explore the park and its history on trails or relax on the sandy beach. Berry picking is a popular activity in summer months. The park has many amenties, like washrooms, wi-fi, a boat launch, picnic tables, and a playground. There are different options to stay at with campgrounds, RV sites, year round bed and breakfast and a motel available.

Photo Credit: Travel Manitoba / Flickr

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 29th, 2019. North Saskatchewan 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
2°C
Cloudy
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Grindstone Park Beach is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.

Manitoba Sustainable Development, has developed the Clean Beaches Program to provide valuable information to the public on how to protect Manitoba’s beautiful beaches and reduce the risk of illness to bathers.

There are about 60 beaches across Manitoba that are routinely monitored each season for E. coli and the presence of algae and the algal toxin microcystin. Beaches that exceed Manitoba’s recreational water quality objectives are posted with advisory signs at the beach and on Manitoba’s beach website at: Manitoba.ca/beaches.

Water quality samples are routinely collected during the summer months. Monitoring typically begins in June and continues at most beaches until the end of August. Frequency of sampling is determined based on recreational intensity, historic bacteria data, or in support of special projects. Swim Guide checks daily from Monday - Friday for E. coli and algae advisories.

If the geometric mean of E. coli samples exceeds Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL and/or when a single sample contains more than 400 bacteria/100 mL the beach is re-sampled.

A beach is marked Green when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is below Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is above Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Grindstone Park Beach

Riverton, Manitoba

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 29th, 2019. North Saskatchewan 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
2°C
Cloudy

A quick turnoff onto Grindstone Road takes you on a journey through five subdivisions all connected by scenic walking trails that are guaranteed to offer exhilarating wildlife experiences for all ages. Grindstone Park is surrounded by many Islands including Black Island, Goose Island, Deer Island, Punk and Little Punk Island and is a 20 minute boat ride to Hecla Provincial Park (offering a beautiful 18 hole golf course). Grindstone Park offers three sandy beaches, two boat launching sights, and the Grindstone General Store is close, just down the road on Highway 8.

Grindstone Park Beach is a place of mystery - there are many legends and tales from Anishinabe (Ojibwe) medicine men surrounding the area. Explore the park and its history on trails or relax on the sandy beach. Berry picking is a popular activity in summer months. The park has many amenties, like washrooms, wi-fi, a boat launch, picnic tables, and a playground. There are different options to stay at with campgrounds, RV sites, year round bed and breakfast and a motel available.

Photo Credit: Travel Manitoba / Flickr

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Grindstone Park Beach is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.

Manitoba Sustainable Development, has developed the Clean Beaches Program to provide valuable information to the public on how to protect Manitoba’s beautiful beaches and reduce the risk of illness to bathers.

There are about 60 beaches across Manitoba that are routinely monitored each season for E. coli and the presence of algae and the algal toxin microcystin. Beaches that exceed Manitoba’s recreational water quality objectives are posted with advisory signs at the beach and on Manitoba’s beach website at: Manitoba.ca/beaches.

Water quality samples are routinely collected during the summer months. Monitoring typically begins in June and continues at most beaches until the end of August. Frequency of sampling is determined based on recreational intensity, historic bacteria data, or in support of special projects. Swim Guide checks daily from Monday - Friday for E. coli and algae advisories.

If the geometric mean of E. coli samples exceeds Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL and/or when a single sample contains more than 400 bacteria/100 mL the beach is re-sampled.

A beach is marked Green when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is below Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Red when the geometric mean of E. coli samples is above Manitoba’s recreational water quality objective of 200 bacteria/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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