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

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 30th, 2020. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 2nd, 2020 at 8:04 PM.
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Current Weather
28°C
Clear and sunny
Monitoring Frequency

Grindstone Park Beach is sampled weekly from June 7th to October 1st.

Source Information

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.
Report algal blooms in Manitoba at forms.gov.mb.ca/algal_report/index.html.


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

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 30th, 2020. North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 2nd, 2020 at 8:04 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
28°C
Clear and sunny

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 7th to October 1st.

Source Information

Visit Manitoba.ca/beaches for the most up-to-date information about Manitoba beach water quality.
Report algal blooms in Manitoba at forms.gov.mb.ca/algal_report/index.html.


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

  Beach Location Water Quality
Riverton, Manitoba
Division No. 18, Unorganized, East Part, Manitoba
Riverton, Manitoba
Hecla, Manitoba
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